Calendar of Events
Lectures, Readings, Discussions, & Forums - Week of November 25, 2019
Every Mon. All invited to join conversations led by St. Paul Lutheran Church members. Each session begins with a video introduction. Snacks provided. Nov. 4: "Has God Left the Building - An Hour of Honest Conversation about the Church." Nov. 11: "Zzzz - Practical Help for Getting a Better Night's Sleep." Nov. 18: "Make a Difference Now - Choose to Be Extraordinary." Nov. 25: "A Day in the Life of the Hidden Homeless - A Mother's Struggle to Keep Her Family Together."
7-8 p.m., 500 W. Liberty. Free. 665-7912. [map]
GrieveWell representatives offer advice for facing the holiday season after a loss.
7 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]
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Talk by U-M psychology professor Taraz Lee.
AADL Downtown multipurpose rm. Free. 327-4200.
All invited to discuss Simon Ings' 2016 book Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy, 1905-1953.
7:30-9 p.m., Motte & Bailey, 212 N. Fourth Ave. Free. 669-0451. [map]
Every Tuesday Talks by U-M and visiting scholars. Sandwiches, cookies, & coffee served. Nov. 5: University of Wisconsin business professor Yongheng Deng on "Estimating the Unofficial Income of Officials from Large Asset Purchases." Nov. 12: Ryerson University (Toronto) history professor Yunxiang Gao on "Liu Liangmo (1909-1988): Transpacific Mass Singing, Journalism, and Christian Activism." Nov. 19: University of Tennessee-Knoxville history professor Charles Sanft on "The Emperor has No Voice: Imperial Utterance in Excavated Han Documents." Nov. 26: U-M Center for Chinese Studies postdoc Eloise Wright on "Periphery, Locality, and Status in Writings from 16th-Century Dali, Yunnan."
110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764-6308. [map]
Tuesdays during football season, join former Michigan starting quarterback Devin Gardner and WTKA Inside the Huddle host Michael Spath as they recap the Wolverines' most recent game, with film study insights, and a Q&A while enjoying the food and drink at Wolverine State Brewing Co.
Wolverine State Brewing Co., 2019 W. Stadium Blvd. Free. 734-369-2990. email@example.com WolverineBeer.com [map]
A discussion on our new environment.
Readings to consider:
1. Health and Urban Living
2. Urban Bioethics: Adapting Bioethics to the Urban Context
3. The Experience of Living in Cities
4. From the Urban to the Civic: The Moral Possibilities of the City
For more information and/or to receive a copy of the readings contact Barry Belmont at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http:
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2185 Lurie Biomedical Engineering, 1101 Beal Avenue. Free. email@example.com https:
Reading by this Pushcart-winning Detroit-area poet (and U-M creative writing MFA), whose new book, Night Manual, is a collection of absurdist slices of life after loss. In sections loosely inspired by the seasons, the book progresses from grief to gratitude, touching on everything from starlings and deer to robots and Miley Cyrus. Preceded by an open mike.
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, 123 W. Washington. Free. 994-6663. [map]
All invited to join a discussion of Helen Oyeyemi's fantasy novel inspired by the ambivalently wholesome and uncanny place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories.
7 p.m., Literati Coffee (upstairs), 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]
Talk by Abby Sugar, an Ann Arbor native who founded Play Out Apparel, a line of queer, androgynous, and gender-equal clothing.
AADL Downtown multipurpose rm. Free. 327-4200.
Every Wed. Members read and discuss poems on various themes. Followed by collaborative writing games and exercises. Nonmembers also invited to read their poems. Snacks & socializing.
8-10 p.m., Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. $5 suggested donation. Onepausepoetry.org, 707-1284. [map]
Every Thurs. (except Nov. 28), Oct. 31-Dec. 12. Six weekly lectures by various speakers.
Oct. 31: U-M political science professor Jenna Bednar on "From Vote to Government: A Short Guide to the Complexity of the American Electoral System."
Nov. 7: U-M political science and statistics professor Walter R. Mebane, Jr., on "Election and Voting Security in the United States."
Nov. 14: U-M political science professor Ken Kollman on "Why Do We Have the Electoral College? Should We?"
Nov. 21: Bridge Magazine Capitol reporter Riley Beggin moderates a panel discussion with League of Women Voters of Michigan vice president Susan Smith and Washtenaw County clerk Larry Kestenbaum on "Implementing Michigan's Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote)."
Dec. 5: WSU political science professor Kevin Deegan-Krause on "Dragon Slaying Takes Time: The Complex Process of Ending Gerrymandering After the Passage of Proposition 2."
Dec. 12: U-M political science professor Vincent Hutchings on "Race, the Party System, and Elite Incentives in American Elections."
WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Individual lectures $35 (members, $10). Memberships are $25 a year. 998-9351. [map]
Local sound healers Mark and Roberta Maxwell use Tibetan bowls, crystal bowls, gongs, flutes, didgeridoos, drums, chimes, and bells to facilitate a deeply relaxing environment.
7:30-9 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth, 704 Airport Blvd. $20. 327-0270. [map]
Come listen to Jewel Heart's Resident Spiritual Advisor, Demo Rinpoche expound upon various aspects of Tibetan Buddhism on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. Also broadcast live via webinar - to register visit jewelheart.org
Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Center, 1129 Oak Valley Drive. Free. 7349943387. firstname.lastname@example.org www.jewelheart.org [map]
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