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“Keeping Resistance Alive: Chandler Davis and Academic Freedom at Michigan” U-M Bentley Historical Library Making Michigan Series.
Panel discussion on the activism and legacy of Davis, a former U-M mathematics professor, who in 1954 refused to discuss his political dissent when called to testify before the notorious House Un-American Activities Committee. Panelists include U-M Academic Freedom Lecture director Peggie Hollingsworth, U-M American culture professor Alan Wald, and Steve Batterson, author of a forthcoming biography of Davis. 7–9 p.m., Detroit Observatory, 1398 Ann. Preregistration required at detroitobservatory.umich.edu. Free. 764–3482.