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Lectures, Readings, Discussions, & Forums - Week of October 18, 2021

Ann Arbor is an educated and educational community, providing an ample selection of brown bag lectures, seminars, and other colloquia. The Calendar covers events from authors on book signing tours to politicians on the stump.





 
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Monday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"No Cure for Being Human": U-M Medical School Program on Health, Spirituality and Religion.

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Duke University professor Kate Bowler discusses (via Zoom) how, after her cancer diagnosis, she came to terms with her limitations in a culture that insists anything is possible.
For URL see bit.ly/umhsrspeakers. Free.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Flesh & Blood: Reflections on Infertility, Family, and Creating a Bountiful Life": Literati Bookstore At Home with Literati.

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Poet, essayist, and short story writer N. West Moss discusses (via Zoom) her new memoir about her struggles with infertility following a hysterectomy.
For URL see literatibookstore.com/event/2021-10. Free, but donations accepted. 585-5567.


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Website Strategy & Design for Creatives": Huron River Arts Collective (formerly Ann Arbor Women Artists).

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Livestream talk Southgate-based freelance web designer Stefani Lefler.
For URL preregister at HuronRiverArtCollective.org/events. Free.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"What's in Our Watershed?": Michigan Botanical Club.

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Huron River Watershed Council ecologists Kris Olsson and Kate Laramie discuss findings from over 13 years of HRWC volunteer-led field work.
For meeting location email khaw@comcast.net. Free. 718-6114.


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Tuesday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 Noon  Free! 

"Community Conversation: Children, Schools, and Parenting and the Intersection of Race and Racial Identity": United Way Washtenaw County.

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This conversation will be focused on Children, Schools, and Parenting and the intersection of race and racial identity to:
* Explore more deeply how racial justice concerns affect your life.
* Deepen your understanding of the impacts of structural racism on others.
*Identify the structural racism dynamics that generate these lived experiences.
*Identify steps you can take, alone or with others, to promote racial justice.
Online Event. Free. bherrmann@uwwashtenaw.org https://www.uwwashtenaw.org/community-conversations


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Noon Lecture Series: U-M Center for Chinese Studies.

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Every Tues., Sept. 21-Dec. 7. Weekly Zoom talks by scholars in Chinese history, literature, politics, and culture. Oct. 5: University of Chicago Chinese literature professor Ariel Fox on "Dramas of Endless Surplus in Early Modern China." Oct. 12: Harvard University sociology professor Ya-Wen Lei on "Mapping the Global Human Genome Editing Controversy." Oct. 19: Grinnell College literature professor and U-M grad Jin Feng on the "International Writing Program (1979-1988)." Oct. 26: Brown University history and environment studies professor Brian Lander on "The Ecology of China's Early Political Systems."
For URL preregister at events.umich.edu/group/2625. Free. chinese.studies@umich.edu, 764-6308.


 1-2:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Kara Cooney: U-M Margaret Waterman Town Hall Lecture Series.

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This UCLA Egyptian art and architecture professor discusses her work, which includes a 2015 biography of the Egyptian pharaoh, The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt.
For URL preregister at WatermanAlumnae.org. $100 for the 4-lecture series that also includes lectures in Nov., Apr., & May. mary.mcclusky@icloud.com, WatermanAlumnae.org.


 4 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ethiopian Jews: The Politics of Difference in Israeli Historiography": U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

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Talks (via Zoom) by Ethiopian Israeli activist Efrat Yerday and Tel Aviv University sociology postdoc Adane Zawdu.
For URL preregister at bit.ly/umjsoctober. Free. 763-9047.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Counterfactual Love Stories and Other Experiments": Literati Bookstore At Home with Literati.

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L.A. short story writer, librettist, screenwriter, and composer Jackson Bliss is joined by U-M creative writing professor Julie Buntin to discuss (via Zoom) his new book, a genre-bending collection exploring astigmatism, wokeness, and mixed-race identity in Michigan and the Midwest.
For URL see literatibookstore.com/event/2021-10. Free, but donations accepted. 585-5567.


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Practical Buddhism": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center Sunday Talks.

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Every Tues. Recorded talks by the late Jewel Heart founder Gelek Rimpoche. Followed by livestream discussion.
For URL preregister at bit.ly/practicalbuddhism. Free. 994-3387.


 7:30-9 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Kathy Sample and Bill Brinkerhoff: Huron Valley Sierra Club.

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The Argus Farm Stop owners discuss their vision and journey in business. Sample and Brinkerhoff recently permanently protected a local 250 acre farm from development.
Online at /bit.ly/argusfarmhelp. Free. hvg@Michigan.SierraClub.org, MeetUp.com/Sierra-Club-Huron-Valley.


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Wednesday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 10-11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Global Perspectives on Public Health": U-M Ford School of Public Policy.

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Livestream discussion on public health and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic with World Health Organization director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus. Moderated by U-M School of Public Health dean F. DuBois Bowman.
For URL see bit.ly/umdrtedros. Free. 764-3490.


 Noon-1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Death and Grief": U-M Clements Library.

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Panel discussion with GrieveWell peer counselors about an 1846 letter from an Ohio woman to her sister that vividly describes the death of her infant daughter.
For URL preregister at myumi.ch/Lqoje. Free. 649-3370.


 12:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Social Media: The Bad and the Good?": American Association of University Women-Ann Arbor.

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Livestream talk by U-M information professor Clifford Lampe.
For URL see AnnArbor-MI.aauw.net. Free. (844) 973-6287.


 3:30-5 p.m.  Online 

"The University of Michigan Carillons": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Afternoons with OLLI.

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Talk (via Zoom) by U-M carillonneur Eva Albalghiti. The second of 4 monthly lectures on a variety of subjects.
For URL preregister at olli-umich.org. $60 for the series ($35 for members). $10 per lecture for members. Memberships are $25 a year. 998-9351.


 7 p.m.  Online 

James Tobin: Literati Bookstore/ Rotary District 6380.

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Talk (via Zoom) with the award-winning author of The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, and a companion biography for young adults. All proceeds benefit End Polio Now campaign.
For URL see literatibookstore.com/event/2021-10. $38 donation for a signed copy of either book. 585-5567.


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Meditation and Discussion: Karma Thegsum Choling.

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Every Wed. All invited for a silent group meditation with a focus on breathing, followed by a discussion on Dharma led by KTC resident Lama Nancy Burks.
KTC, 614 Miner St. (enter through the back door). Free. 678-7549, AnnArborKTC.org. [map]


 7-9 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"A2 Retro Tech Meetup": All Hands Active.

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All invited to bring your old tech to show off via Zoom-anything from older computers from the 70s-90s to phones and telegraph equipment, or even a typewriter that hasn't worked for years. Also, members go over what other retro computer events there are to attend throughout the year.
For URL see MeetUp.com/AllHandsActive/events. Free, but donations welcome. info@AllHandsActive.org.


 7:10 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Birding in Ecuador": Washtenaw Audubon Society.

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Livestream slide-illustrated talk by WAS member Ben Lucking.
For URL see Facebook.com (search "Washtenaw Audubon Society"). Free, but donations accepted. WashtenawAudubon.org/events.


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Thursday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 10-11:30 a.m.  Online 

"Canada and the United States: Unidentical Twins": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Thursday Morning Lecture Series.

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Every Thurs., Sept. 23-Oct. 28. Series of 6 weekly talks (via Zoom) contrasting the United States and Canada. Oct. 7: Johns Hopkins University Canadian studies professor Christopher Sands on "Trading Up? U.S. Trade with Canada 32 Years After the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement." Oct. 14: U-M sociology professor Geneviève Zubrzycki on "Religion, Secularism, and Nationalism in Québec." Oct. 21: ​​​​Dalhousie University (Halifax) aboriginal law and policy professor Naiomi Metallic on "Canada and Indigenous Peoples: Where Are We?" Oct. 28: University of Toronto health policy professor Gregory P. Marchildon on "Beyond Fear and Loathing: Comparing the U.S. and Canadian Health Systems."
For URL preregister at olli-umich.org. $60 for the 6-lecture series ($35 for members). $10 per lecture for members. Memberships are $25 a year. 998-9351.


 5:30-7 p.m.  Free! 

Douglas Kearney: U-M English Department Zell Visiting Writers Series.

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Reading by this award-winning poet, performer, and librettist whose work uses a blend of black vernacular lyric, dance, and other performance modes to explore politics, African American culture, masks, the trickster figure, and contemporary music. Presented via Zoom but (public health considerations permitting) possibly also at UMMA Stern Auditorium. Kearney also gives a talk tomorrow (see listing).
For more information and to preregister see events.umich.edu/event/84027. Free. kotziers@umich.edu.


 6 p.m.  Free! 

"Suspended: Punishment, Violence, and the Failure of School Safety": U-M Residential College.

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Join us for an engaging presentation and interactive discussion with Detroit native and Illinois State University Professor Dr. Charles Bell. Drawing on his personal life experience and over 150 interviews, Dr. Bell illuminates how carceral-inspired, punitive school-based disciplinary practices harm Black students, disrupt their parents' employment, and violate state and federal laws, demanding that we reimagine our approaches to school safety and discipline.
Guests entering the Keene must provide proof of vaccination, complete a health questionnaire, and wear a face covering - no exceptions.
East Quadrangle, 701 E University Ave. Free. rc.communications@umich.edu [map]



 7-8:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Thursday Lecture Series: U-M Center for Japanese Studies.

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Every Thurs., Sept. 9-Dec. 9 (except Nov. 25). Zoom talks by national and global scholars. Oct. 7 (noon-1:30 p.m.): Uppsala University (Sweden) economics professor Yoko Okuyama on "Empowering Women Through Radio: Evidence from Occupied Japan." Oct. 14 (7-8:30 p.m.): Doshisha University (Japan) political science professor Gill Steel on "Gender and Voting Preferences in Japan, Britain, and the United States." Oct. 21 (7-8:30 p.m.): University of Tokyo political science professor Rieko Kage on "Administrative Litigation Reform in Japan." Oct. 28 (7-8:30 p.m.): Waseda Institute for Advanced Study (Japan) professor Yeonju Lee on "Judging Inequality: Japan in Comparative Perspective."
Various times, for URL preregister at events.umich.edu/group/1003. Free. umcjs@umich.edu, 764-6307.


 8-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ocean Body": U-M School of Art & Design Penny Stamps Speaker Series.

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Virtual premiere of filmmaker, designer, choreographer, & director Mark DeChiazza's audiovisual installation, a haunting, abstract music video featuring vocalists Helga Davis and Shara Nova performing original music while entwined in U-M art professor Annica Cup petelli's "Sculp ture Built for Two."
For URL see bit.ly/stampsfall2021. Free.


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Friday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 10-11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Experiments with Ekphrastic Strategies": U-M English Department Zell Visiting Writers Series.

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Lecture by poet and librettist Douglas Kearney on ekphrasis, ​​the poetic mode of describing works of art in nonverbal media. Presented via Zoom but (public health considerations permitting) possibly also in Angell Hall #3222.
For more information and URL see events.umich.edu/event/84028. Free. kotziers@umich.edu.


 Noon  Free!  Online 

"Lunch & Learn": Temple Beth Emeth.

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Every Fri. TBE rabbi Josh Whinston leads informal discussions (via Zoom) on religion. Eat lunch during the meeting, if you wish.
Noon, for online URL see TempleBethEmeth.org. Free.


 Noon-1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Real World Perspectives": U-M Poverty Solutions Fall Speaker Series.

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Every Fri., Sept. 17-Nov. 5. Weekly online lecture series featuring scholars, reporters, and government officials, followed by Q&A. Oct. 1: U-M Organizational Studies professor Jeremy Levine on "Urban Governance, Development and Inequality in Boston." Oct. 8: Duke University Public Policy and Political Science professor Carolyn Barnes on "Low-income Families and the New Welfare State." Oct. 15: U-M Social Work professor Terri Friedline on "Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System." Oct. 22: HuffPost senior national correspondent Jonathan Cohn on "Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage." Oct. 29: University of New Hampshire physics professor Chanda Prescod-Weinstein on "A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred," a discussion of racism and sexism in the sciences.
For more information and to preregister see bit.ly/umpovertysolutionsfall2021. Free.


 Noon-1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Solar Installations on Agricultural Land at Public Utility and Residential Scale": Ann Arbor Area League of Women Voters Lunch & Learn.

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Livestream talk MSU Extension (Ottawa County) renewable energy expert M. Charles Gould.
For URL see LWVwashtenaw.org (click "Calendar"). Free. LunchAndLearn@lwvAnnArbor.org.


 7 p.m. 

"Under Milk Wood": Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Community Reads.

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All invited to read a part in Welsh poet Dylan Thomas's lyrical, impassioned, often humorous portrait of the troubled inner lives of a variety of people on a spring day in a small Welsh seaside town.
A2CT, 322 W. Ann. $5 suggested donation. For a part, preregister at a2ct.org by Oct. 15. Masks required. manager@a2ct.org. [map]


 9-11 p.m. 

Angell Hall Observatory Open House: U-M Student Astronomical Society.

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All invited to peer through the observatory and rooftop telescopes and to view planetarium shows. Also, short astronomy presentations by club members.
5th floor rooftop observatory, Angell Hall (enter through Haven Hall on the Diag side of the building). Free. Masks required. 764-3440. [map]


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Saturday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"The Physics of Music": Saturday Morning Physics: U-M Physics Department.

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Livestream talk by U-M physics professor Christine A. Aidala.
For URL see saturdaymorningphysics.org. Free. 764-4437.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Mark Webster Reading Series: U-M English Department.

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Readings (via Zoom) by U-M creative writing grad students. Tonight: Poetry by Serena Dobson and fiction by Maya Dobjensky.
For URL see bit.ly/umwebsterreadings. Free. lmmorrow@umich.edu, 764-6330.


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Sunday


October 2021
 All Day  Free!  Online 

2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival: Ann Arbor District Library/Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Oct. 13-27. Fifteen days of entertainment, available online, showcasing the Bunun, the indigenous people of Taiwan. "Listen to Bunun" (Oct. 13-27, available all day) is a musical performed by Bunun tribal members on their history as a people. "Bunun Music and Culture" (Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) is a livestream panel discussion with U-M Flint anthropology professor Daniel Birchok and 3 Taiwanese professionals involved with arts and culture, Chin-Lin Yang, Guo-Ching Wang, and Shiu-Lan Chuan. Q&A. "Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut" (Oct. 19-27, all day) is a prerecorded talk by Taipei National University of Arts music professor Rung-Shun Wu. "Music and Instruments of the Bunun People of Taiwan" (Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.) is a livestream talk by U-M music professor Joseph Gascho. For film screening, see Films.
Various times, online at AADL.org. Free. adseetoo@att.net.


 11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center Sunday Talks.

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Every Sun. Talk by Jewel Heart resident spiritual advisor Demo Rinpoche, followed by a discussion facilitated by Jewel Heart staffers.
For URL preregister at bit.ly/jeweldharmatalk. Free. 994-3387.


 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

"AACHM@1528: Where Art Meets History": African-American Cultural & Historical Museum of Washtenaw County.

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Premiere showing of this multimedia exhibit, a visual arts collaboration between 5 black artists with roots in Washtenaw County-Earl Jackson, James Lee, Karen Simpson, Gregory Sipp, and Wasentha Young-that explores themes of identity, history, legacy, resilience, and hope. Also, a chance to talk with the artists.
AACHM, 1528 Pontiac Tr. Free. Masks required. aachm.org. [map]


 1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Hidden Gems: Materials in Digital Libraries for Family History": Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County.

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Livestream talk by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society president Joshua Taylor. Followed at 3:15 p.m. by a talk by club member Sharon Sachs on "Capturing and Analyzing Documented Facts in Preparation of Telling Family Stories."
For URL email Info@WashtenawGenealogy.org by Oct. 21. Free. WashtenawGenealogy.org.


 2 p.m. 

"Louis Lessons Live": Kerrytown Concert House.

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Lecture-concert by popular local pianist Louis Nagel, a retired U-M music professor.
KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets TBA in advance at KerrytownConcertHouse.com and at the door. Mask & proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required. 769-2999. [map]


 2-4 p.m. 

"Sandhill Crane Tour": Waterloo Natural History Association.

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Local sandhill crane expert Bill Wells leads an auto tour that goes from the fields of Portage Lake campground, where many cranes spend the day, to the marshes of the Audubon Society's Haehnle Sanctuary, where hundreds of cranes return to roost at dusk. Expect to see large flocks of these magnificent birds at close range. Bring binoculars and cameras.
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd., Chelsea. $2 (families, $5) and $17 vehicle entry fee required. Space limited; preregistration required. 475-3170. [map]


 4-5 p.m. or so  Free!  Online 

LezRead Book Club.

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All queer women invited to discuss (via Zoom) a book TBA at a2LezRead.tumblr.com.
For URL see a2LezRead.tumblr.com. Free. 686-4956.






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