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CITIZENSHIP AT ISSUE


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

CITIZENSHIP THEME YEAR KEYNOTE LECTURE:
Citizenship of the World?
Kwame Anthony Appiah, Princeton University
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; National Center for Institutional Diversity; President’s Ethics in Public Life Initiative; Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; Department of Philosophy; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Program in American Culture
Time: 5:00 PM (reception to follow at the Humanities Institute)
location: Modern Languages Building, Auditorium 3


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Are We Winning the Fight Against Al-Qaeda? Reflections Five Years Later
Juan Cole, University of Michigan
Rosenthal Lecture
sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Josh Rosenthal Education Fund
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Rackham Auditorium
Further information


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Newness, world language, alterity: on Borges’ mark
Alberto Moreiras, Duke University
with discussion to follow September 19
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
Time: 12:00-2:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

If Citizenship is political community, which communities count? borders and boundaries in france and indonesia
John Bowen, Washington University, St. Louis (Joshua Cole, discussant)
Opening Lecture: International Institute Citizenship at Risk Series
Time: 4-6:00 PM (reception to follow)
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

pUBLIC dISCUSSION WITH ALBERTO MOREIRAS
following his September 18 lecture, “Newness, World Language, Alterity: On Borges’ Mark”
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
TIME: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
LOCATION: Commons of Romance Languages, 4th floor, Modern Languages Building

early arab american political activism
Hani Bawardi, Research Fellow with the Center for Arab American Studies, University of Michigan, Dearborn organized by the Arab American Studies Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
sponsored by the Program in American Culture and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year
TIME: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Angell Hall G115

WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: ACT 1
Documentary Screening and Discussion
Eye of the Storm Series
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 5521 Haven Hall


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

WE, TOO, SING AMERICA: RACE, CITIZENSHIP, AND HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY
Dr. Walter Allen, Allan Murray Carter Chair in Higher Education, UCLA
TIME: 4:00-5:15 PM (with reception to follow in Tribute Room, School of Education)
LOCATION: Schorling Auditorium, School of Education

Which Form of Government for the European Union?
Walter van Gerven, former Advocate General of the European Court of Justice; professor of law, Katholieke University, Leuven; and visiting professor of law, University of Michigan
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

On Attica: Race, Rebellion, and the Rise of Law and Order in America
Heather Thompson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Time: 4:00 PM
location: Auditorium A, Angell Hall


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE POST 9/11 ENVIRONMENT
Michael Posner, President, Human Rights First
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rightssponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM
location: Institute for the Humanities, Osterman Common Room


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Can You Print That?: News Media, Minorities, the
First Amendment and the Public Good

National Association of Black Journalists at the University of Michigan Symposium
sponsored by the President’s Office; Office of the Vice President for Communications; Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs; Expect Respect Initiative; the President’s Ethics in Public Life Initiative; Knight-Wallace Fellows Program; Student Publications Board, the Michigan Daily; the National Association of Black Journalists UM Chapter; and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year

Panel: You Can’t Print That!
Time: 1:30-2:30 PM
location: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League

Panel: Being Offended and Being Free
Time: 2:45-3:45 PM
location: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League

Panel: Editorial Decision-Making on Campus
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM
location: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League

Does Islam Create a New Glass Ceiling? Women in Turkey
Fatma Müge Göçek, Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, and Narınç Ataman, IRIS Women Watch Initiative Group, Turkey
sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, 1636 School of Social Work Building

STORIES FROM THE CADIILLAC PLANT
Lolita Hernandez, Author, Autopsy of an Engine, winner of the 2005 PEN Beyond Margins Award
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium C


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Officer liu and what it means to be chinese
John Pompret, former Beijing Bureau Chief, the Washington Post
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

The Disappearing Moral Curriculum
Dennis O’Brien, Former President, Bucknell University and University of Rochester; Chair, Commonweal Magazine Board
sponsored by St. Mary Student Parish, Commonweal Magazine, and the President’s Ethics in Public Life Initiative
Time: 4:00 PM
location: Michigan League Ballroom

WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: ACT 2
Documentary Screening and Discussion
Eye of the Storm Series
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 5521 Haven Hall


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

The battle to save tiger stadium
Panel discussion with Peter Comstock Riley, David Malhalab and Isaac
followed by special screening of the Tiger Stadium documentary, Stranded at the Corner
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium C

OUT OF THE ASHES: HOPE, MEMORY, ALTERED AND ALTERNATIVE HISTORIES
Rebecca Solnit, Author, A Field Guide to Getting Lost and Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities; Historian and Activist
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Institute for the Humanities, Room 2022

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: LOST BOYS OF SUDAN
Free and open to the public
Sponsored by Michigan Law
TIME: 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Michigan Theater

Film: stranded at the corner
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
TIME: 6:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium D

THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT AND FAITH PERSPECTIVES
Life Sciences and Society Community Forum Series
sponsored by Life Sciences and Society at the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues Program     
TIME: 7:00-8:30 PM
LOCATION: Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown Branch


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

WHY I’M NOT HISPANIC
Sandra Cisneros, novelist, poet, short story writer and essayist
Hispanic Heritage Month 2006 Keynote Address
sponsored by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center; King-Chavez-Parks Visiting Professors Program and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost; Latina/o Studies; Anthropology Department; English Department; Creative Writing Program; Institute for Research on Women and Gender; Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program; Center for World Performance Studies; and Program in Comparative Literature
TIME: 7:30 PM (with reception and book signing to follow)
LOCATION: Rackham Auditorium


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

TALKING IN OUR PAJAMAS: A CONVERSATION BETWEEN SANDRA CISNEROS AND RUTH BEHAR
sponsored by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center; King-Chavez-Parks Visiting Professors Program and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost; Latina/o Studies; Anthropology Department; English Department; Creative Writing Program; Institute for Research on Women and Gender; Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program; Center for World Performance Studies; and Program in Comparative Literature
TIME: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
LOCATION: 3512 Haven Hall

CITIZEN SOCRATES
Modern Greek Studies 5th Annual Platsis Symposium on the Greek Legacy
supported by the Arthur and Mary Platsis Fund and co-sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year

Performance of Plato's "The Apology of Socrates"
by Emmy Award WinnerYannis Simonidis
Time: 2:00 PM

Lecture: The Patron-Saint of Moral Philosophy
Gerasimos Santas, University of California, Irvine
Time: 4:00 PM

Lecture: Socrates on Courage in Politics
Paul Woodruff, University of Texas, Austin
Time: 4:00 PM

Reception
Time: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Rackham Amphitheater, 4th floor
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We the People: A Conversation on Social Justice in Education
Bob Moses, Founder and President, The Algebra Project
sponsored by the LSA Dean’s Office; LSA Citizenship Theme Year; Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; School of Education; and Comprehensive Studies Program
Time: 7:30 PM (reception precedes the conversation)
location: Great Lakes Room, Palmer Commons


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

National African American Parent Involvement Day, Forum on Public Education in Washtenaw County
Keynote address: “Quality Education as a Civil Right”
Bob Moses, Founder and President, the Algebra Project
sponsored by the LSA Dean’s Office; LSA Citizenship Theme Year; Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; School of Education; Comprehensive Studies Program; and the National African American Parent Involvement Day
Time: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
location: Washtenaw County Community College, Morris Lawrence Building
further information


MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

Coup d’etat: The Anatomy of U.S. Involvement in "Regime Change" in Chile, and Lessons for Venezuela
Peter Kornbluh, Director, Chile Documentation Project
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
Time: 12:00-2:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

The Gujarat Pogroms: Sacrifice, Anger and Vegetarianism
Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi, Princeton University
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Citizenship and the Arab American Press in a Time of War
Osama Siblani, Publisher and Editor in Chief, The Arab American News
TIME:
6:00 PM
LOCATION: G115 Angell Hall

WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: ACT 3
Documentary Screening and Discussion
Eye of the Storm Series
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 5521 Haven Hall


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

PANEL: DIVERSITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: THE EFFECTS OF CALIFORNIA’S PROP 209 AND TEXAS’ HOPWOOD CASE
Khaled Beydoun
, attorney and field organizer, ACLU of Michigan; Darnell Hunt, Professor of Sociology and Director of Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA; Sue Kaufmann, Associate Director, Center of Education for Women, University of Michigan; Maricela Oliva, Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Texas at San Antonio
presented by MJustice
sponsored by the Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning; Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs; Program on Intergroup Relations; the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities; University Unions Arts and Programs; and University Housing Residence Education; Division of Student Affairs; and College of LSA
TIME: 7:00-9:30 PM (followed by refreshments and discussions)
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

In Your Image: English in the Philippines
Jose Dalisay, Jr., Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of the Philippines
sponsored by the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Philippine Studies Group/PSG Student Association, Filipino American Student Association (FASA), Department of English, Program in American Culture/APIA Studies, UMPINOYS, University Unions Arts and Programs
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: Hussey Room, Michigan League

RACE IN THE 18TH CENTURY: PHILOSOPHICAL HISTORY OF AN IDEA
Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze, Professor of Philosophy, DePaul University; Editor, Race and the Enlightenment: A Reader; and Author, Achieving Our Humanity: The Idea of the Postracial Future
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: 3222 Angell Hall

THE CHRISTIAN CASE FOR GAY MARRIAGE: CONVERSATIONS WITH DAVID MYERS
sponsored by UM’s Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues Program; Washtenaw County Faith Action Network; and Office of LGBT Affairs, Division of Student Affairs
Talk and reception hosted by the Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 120 S. State St.

Raoul Wallenberg Lecture: Sister Luise Radlmeier
sponsored by the Wallenberg Endowment
TIME: 7:30-9:30 PM (with reception to follow)
location: Rackham Auditorium
further information

Elections and the Demise of Politics
James Skillen, President, Center for Public Justice
Center for Faith and Scholarship Lecture
TIME: 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

THE CHRISTIAN CASE FOR GAY MARRIAGE: CONVERSATIONS WITH DAVID MYERS
sponsored by UM’s Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues Program; Washtenaw County Faith Action Network; and Office of LGBT Affairs, Division of Student Affairs

Brown bag lunch and talk hosted by the Office of LGBT Affairs
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union, MSA Chambers, 3rd Floor

Talk and reception hosted by UM’s Difficult Dialogues Program
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: School of Social Work Educational Conference Center


MONDAY, OCTOBER 9

Fall Summit on Diversity
Keynote address: Eva Paterson, Founder and President, Equal Justice Society, San Francisco
followed by panel including Joe Schwarz, U.S. Congressman, 7th District of Michigan; Dennis Archer, former Detroit Mayor; Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Michigan Surgeon General; and Antonio Flores, President, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Time: 8:30 AM-3:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League
EVENT BY INVITATION ONLY

WHITHER THE LATIN AMERICAN LEFT?
Gred Grandin
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

time: 12:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

ON BECOMING A GLOBAL SOUL: A PATH TO ENGAGED CITIZENSHIP
Janet M. Bennett, Executive Director, Intercultural Communication Institute
TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union, Pendleton Room

from student Activist to factory worker
Rich Feldman, Co-Author, End of the Line: Autoworkers and the American Dream
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium C

the building of the new sudan: how to combine collective group rights and individual citizen rights
Leif Manger, University of Bergen
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: ACT 4
with special visit by Fred Johnson, cultural and social activist of New Orleans featured in the documentary
Documentary Screening and Discussion
Eye of the Storm Series
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 5521 Haven Hall


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

NEW ORLEANS: THE CONTINUANCE OF CULTURAL COMMUNITIES POST-KATRINA; MARDI GRAS INDIANS
brown bag discussion with Fred Johnson, cultural and social activist of New Orleans featured in the documentary
Eye of the Storm Series
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 5521 Haven Hall


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

Panel: Personal Ethics and Public Decision-Making
Nancy Kassebaum Baker, United States Senator from Kansas (1979-1997); Alice M. Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Program and Director, Greater Washington Research Program, The Brookings Institution; Visiting Professor, Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University; and Paul Light, Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service, New York University; Founding Director, Brookings Center for Public Service; Senior Adviser, National Commission on the Public Service; Senior Adviser, Brookings Presidential Appointee Initiative
sponsored by the Ford School of Public Policy and UM Ethics in Public Life Initiative
TIME: 2:00 PM (with reception to follow)
LOCATION: Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium


MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

Editors in chains: secrets, security and the press
Bill Keller, Executive Editor, The New York Times
The Sixteenth Annual University of Michigan Senate’s Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom
TIME: 4:00 PM
location: Honigman Auditorium, 100 Hutchins Hall, Law School


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

Montesquieu and Burke
Uday Singh Mehta, Professor of Political Philosophy, Amherst College; and author, Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought (winner of American Political Science Association's prize for best book in politics and history in 2001
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: 3222 Angell Hall


MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

detroit: place and space to begin anew
Grace Lee Boggs, Scholar/Activist; Author, Living for Change
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium C

Democracy and Forest Cover Change: Exploring Environmental
Citizenship in the Western Himalayas

Ashwini Chhatre, Duke University
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

POLICY, ECONOMIC, COMMUNITY, AND RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVES: hOW THE LIFE SCIENCES MAY INFLUENCE MY BEHAVIOR
Life Sciences and Society Community Forum Series
sponsored by Life Sciences and Society at the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues Program
TIME: 7:00-8:30 PM
LOCATION: TBD

Democratic Revolutions, International Conflict, and Global Citizenship
Aleksander Kwaśniewski, President of Poland (1995-2005)
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 7:30-10:30 PM
location: Rackham Auditorium


MONDAY, OCTOBER 30

preaching radical social change in detroit
Angela Dillard, Author, Faith in the City
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium C


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Citizenship and coloniality of power in times of crisis -- CANCELLED
Anibal Quijano, Director, Universidad de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

beyond capitalism in the real world of american cities
Gar Alperovitz, Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy, University of Maryland; Author, America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored by  the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; Residential College; Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning; Arts of Citizenship; the Program in American Culture; and the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Modern Languages Building, Auditorium 4

Conference: Routes into the Diaspora
through November 7
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities; Korean Studies Program; and Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Opening Film: Koryo Saram The Unreliable People
Time: 5:00 PM
location: Michigan Theatre
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Exhibit: Works by Elshafei Dafalla Mohamed
through November 10
TIME: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM daily
LOCATION: Institute for the Humanities, Osterman Common Room
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Conference: Routes into the Diaspora
Continued from November 6
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities; Korean Studies Program; and Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Panel: The Unreliable People: The Korean Diaspora in the Former Soviet Union
Time: 9:00-11:30 AM

Panel: Europe and Its Discontents: the Place of Race and Gender in Debates on Immigration and Diaspora
Time: 1:00-3:30 PM

Panel: Trafficking in Persons
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Forum Hall, 3rd Floor, Palmer Commons

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Putting the French Riots of 2005 into History: Historical Context for the Crise de Banlieues
Joshua Cole, University of Michigan
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

human rights and the small arms trade: contradictions in u.s. foreign policy
Susan Waltz, Gerald Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM
location: Institute for the Humanities, Osterman Common Room

the discursive construction of the people as a collective actor
Ernesto Laclau, University of Essex; Visiting Professor, University of Buffalo
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Time: 12:00 PM
location: Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union

Satire and Pseudoethnography in Elizabeth Hamilton's Translation of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah
Srinivas Aravamudan, professor of English, Duke University; Director, John Hope Franklin Humanities Center; and author, Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804 (MLA best first book prize, 2000) and Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language
TIME: 5:00-6:30 PM
LOCATION: 2609 School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13

CAN ETHICS BE TAUGHT?
Muriel Bebeau,  Director, Center for the Study of Ethical Development, and Professor, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota
sponsored by the Ethics in Public Life Initiative and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
TIME: 3:00-5:00 PM
LOCATION: CRLT Seminar Room, 1013 Palmer Commons

organizing immigrant workers
Elena Herrada, Community Activist, Centro Obrero/Worker Center, Southwest Detroit
Detroit: From Urban Crisis to Revitalization
sponsored the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Residential College
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
location: Angell Hall, Auditorium C


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Careers in Government and Public Service: A View from the State Department
David Kostelancik, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Center for Russian and East European Studies Series: Alumni in Government and Public Service
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

TIME: 3:00-5:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1644, School of Social Work Building

Porto Alegre, the Participatory Budget, and Popular Politics in Brazil
Alexandre Fortes
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: 1014 Tisch Hall


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

EISENBERG INSTITUTE FOR HISTORICAL STUDIES INAUGURATION
with inaugural lecture, “The Place of History in the Practices of Citizenship,” by Kathleen Canning
TIME: 4:10 PM
LOCATION: Rackham Amphitheatre
further information


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY AND CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION FOR LANGUAGE MINORITY IMMIGRANTS
John McLaughlin, former lecturer and Migrant Farm Worker Outreach and Education Coordinator, English Language Institute
sponsored by the English Language Institute and LSA Citizenship Theme Year
TIME: 1:00-2:00 PM
LOCATION: G115 Angell Hall


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

PARTICIPATORY APPROACHES TO CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION IN ESL PROGRAMS
Julia Malette and Rebecca Telzak, Washtenaw County Workers Center
sponsored by the English Language Institute and LSA Citizenship Theme Year
TIME: 8:30-10:30 AM
LOCATION: School of Social Work

Culture Bus Trip: “With Liberty and Justice for All"
In celebration of the 06/07 Citizenship Theme Semester
Includes fee for admission to the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
$10.00 (for Undergraduate students and Group Leaders*)
$14.00 (for Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff)
 *Group leaders must be UM faculty, staff, or GSIs.
Group sales deadline for this event: Monday, November 14
TIME: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
LOCATION:
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
registration
further information


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

rethinking property rights as a relational concept: explorations in china’s transitional economy
Xueguang Zhou, Duke University
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00-1:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

HUMAN DIGNITY, HUMAN CAPACITY, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: EXAMINING GENETICS AND HEALTH DISPARITIES
Life Sciences and Society Community Forum Series
sponsored by Life Sciences and Society at the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Ford Foundation Difficult Dialogues Program
TIME: 7:00-8:30 PM
LOCATION: TBD


MONDAY, DECEMBER 4

LEFTIST OIL POLICIES IN VENEZUELA?
Elie Habalian Dumat
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
TIME: 12:00-2:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

Youth Protest in Wartime: Vietnam, 1967 vs. Iraq, 2007
Dan Berger, PhD Candidate, Annenberg School of Communications
sponsored by the Department of History, Department of Communication Studies, Program in American Culture, LSA Citizenship Theme Year, and Institute for Historical Research
Time: 4:00 PM
location: G127 Angell Hall


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

THE LOCAL AND GLOBAL POLITICS OF CITIZENSHIP: ARAB AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS IN MICHIGAN AFTER SEPTEMBER 11
Rana Abbas, Deputy Director, American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and Program in American Culture; and in collaboration with the course, “Introduction to Arab American Studies”
TIME: 6:00-7:30 PM
LOCATION: G115 Angell Hall


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

COMPLYING WITH THE LAW: THE CASE OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES
Beth Simmons, Department of Government, Harvard University
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM
location: Institute for the Humanities, Osterman Common Room


THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

Global Place: Practice, Politics and the Polis
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration
January 4-6

Panel
Homi Bhabha, Charles Correa, Liane LeFaivre, Saskia Sassen, Michael Sorkin,
Doug Kelbaugh, introduction and moderator
TIME: 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: Rackham Auditorium
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Global Place: Practice, Politics and the Polis
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration
January 4-6

Welcome
Robert Fishman, Conference Co-Chair
TIME: 8:45-9:00 AM

Ecology and Technology
Ed Mazria, David Orr, John Thackara
Larissa Larsen
, moderator
John King, respondent
TIME: 9:00-10:45 AM

Break
TIME: 10:45-11:00 AM

Politics I
Homi Bhabha, Saskia Sassen, Michael Sorkin
Claire Zimmerman, moderator
Geoff Eley, respondent
TIME: 11:00 AM-12:45 PM

Lunch (Screening of The Greater Good: 100 years of Architecture and Planning at Michigan)
TIME: 12:45-2:00 PM

Politics II
Teddy Cruz, Susan Fainstein, Bish Sanyal
Kelly Quinn, moderator
Frederick Wherry, respondent
TIME: 2:00-3:45 PM

Break
TIME: 3:45-4:00 PM

Polis I – Community and the City
Daniel Solomon, Anne Spirn, Anne Vernez-Moudon
Roy Strickland, moderator
Ann Lin, respondent
TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Auditorium
further information


SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

Global Place: Practice, Politics and the Polis
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning 100th Anniversary Celebration
January 4-6

Welcome
Rahul Mehrotra, conference co-chair
TIME: 8:45–9:00 AM

Practice I – Projects
Ken Yeang, Philip Enquist/Marilyn Taylor, Liane LeFaivre
Mireille Roddier, moderator
William Saunders, respondent
TIME: 9:00–10:45 AM

Break
TIME:
10:45–11:00 AM

Practice II – Issues/Modalities
Charles Correa, John Habraken, Arif Hasan
Fernando Lara, moderator
Lance Brown, respondent
TIME: 11:00 AM –12:45 PM

Lunch
TIME:
12:45–2:00 PM

Polis II – Megacities
Anthony Townsend, Anthony Tung, Alex Wall
Lan Deng, moderator
Barbara Anderson, respondent
TIME: 2:00–3:45 PM

Break
TIME:
3:45–4:00 PM

Panel
Charles Correa, Liane Lefaivre, Saskia Sassen, Michael Sorkin
Doug Kelbaugh, moderator
TIME: 4:00–6:00 PM
LOCATION: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Auditorium
further Information


MONDAY, JANUARY 8

Covering the New Secrecy: The Press and Public Policy
Keynote Speaker: Bob Woodward, Author and Assistant Managing Editor,The Washington Post, joined by panelistsJill Abramson, Managing Editor,The New York Times; Jackie Northam, National SecurityCorrespondent, NPR; Robert Pollock, Editorial BoardMember, The Wall Street Journal; Tom Rosenstiel, Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism; and Greta Van Susteren, Host, “On the Record,” Fox News
Keynote Speaker: J. William Leonard, Director, U.S. Information Security Oversight Office
joined by panelistsSteven Aftergood, Director,Project on Government Secrecy,Federation of American Scientists; Bradford A. Berenson, FormerAssociate Counsel to President George W. Bush; Thomas S. Blanton, Director, National Security Archive;Eve Burton, Vice President andGeneral Counsel, Hearst Corporation; Leonard M. Niehoff, UM Law School, First Amendment Specialist Michigan
moderated byCharles R. Eisendrath, Director,Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan
sponsored by W.K. Kellogg Foundation with support from the University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
TIME: 1:00-5:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League Ballroom
further information

Power Structure in Iran and Practical Ways of Changing It
Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, Harvard University
sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

MLK Symposium Opening Lecture: Frank Wu
sponsored by the MLK Symposium Planning Committee and the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives
TIME: 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union, Pendleton Room
further information
Audio and Video


MONDAY, JANUARY 15

The 20th Anniversary MLK Symposium Memorial Lecture
Kweisi Mfume
sponsored by the MLK Symposium Planning Committee
TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Hill Auditorium
further information about Kweisi Mfume
further information about the MLK Symposium events
Audio and Video

Simulcast of the 20th Anniversary MLK Symposium Memorial Lecture
Kweisi Mfume
sponsored by Digital Media Commons
TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Gallery in the Duderstadt Center
Audio and Video

BUILDING THE BELOVED (HEALTHY) COMMUNITY: A CONVERSATION WITH TONY BROWN
sponsored by the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, College of Pharmacy, and the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
TIME: 11:45 AM
LOCATION: Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center

Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium:  Building the Beloved Community
Inside-Out: Re-entry from Prison to the Community
Panel featuring Mary King, Coordinator, Michigan Prisoners ReEntry Initiative (MPRI)
sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project
time: 1:00 PM
location: 126 East Quadrangle

ECONOMIC JUSTICE IN THE BELOVED COMMUNITY: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Julianne Malveaux
sponsored by the Stephen M. Ross School of Business
TIME: 1:30 PM (with reception to follow)
LOCATION: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League
Audio and Video

SIMULCAST OF ECONOMIC JUSTICE IN THE BELOVED COMMUNITY: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Julianne Malveaux
sponsored by Digital Media Commons
TIME: 1:30 PM
LOCATION: Gallery in the Duderstadt Center
Audio and Video

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: CIVIL RIGHTS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Majora Carter, 2005 MacArthur Fellow
sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Dana Building, Room 1040


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

TURKEY’S POSITION TOWARD KURDISTAN-IRAQ SINCE THE IRAQI WAR
Robert Olson, Professor of Middle East History and Politics, University of Kentucky
sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: 1840 School of Social Work Building
further information

New Exhibit: “CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS, GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITY”
through May 2007
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History

“MEET THE SCIENTISTS” exhibit opening reception
New Exhibit: “Climate Change: Local Impacts, Global Responsibility”
through May 2007
UM scientists represented in the exhibit are Natasha Andronova, Atmospheric,Oceanic, and Space Sciences (AOSS); Mary Anne Carroll, AOSS; K.C. Lohmann, Geological Sciences; Philip Myers, Museum of Zoology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Mercedes Pascual, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Joyce Penner, AOSS; Henry Pollack and Shaopeng Huang, Geological Sciences; Richard Rood, AOSS; and Christopher Ruf, AOSS
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Rotunda Lobby
further information

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

politics, power and institutions
Enrique Dussel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?

Time: 12:00 PM (light lunch and refreshment served at 11:45 AM)
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information

ESTABLISHING TRUTH AND RESPONSIBILITY IN POST-CONFLICT SOCIETIES
Nataša Kandić, Humanitarian Law Center, Belgrade
sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies; Center for European Studies-European Union Center; Center for International and Comparative Studies; and the Institute for the Humanities
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

SCIENCE CAFÉ: THE CLIMATE WILL CHANGE, NOW WHAT?
Perry Samson, Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences University of Michigan; and Richard Rood, Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences, University of Michigan
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 5:30 PM hors d’oeuvres, 6:00 -7:30 PM program
LOCATION: Tap Room, Arbor Brewing Company, 114 East Washington St., Ann Arbor
Participants must be 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages.  Other beverages and food must be purchased.
further information

African writers on citizenship Panel Discussion
featuring Frieda Ekotto, Associate Professor, CAAS/Comparative Literature/Romance Languages; Fatou Diome, writer (France and Senegal) and author of three books including the novel Kétala (2006); Nimrod Bena Djangrang, writer (Tchad/Ivory Coast/France), KCP Visiting Professor and author of three books including the poetry collection Pierre, Poussiére (1989)
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

ART EXHIBITION: TEXAS DEATH ROW: EXECUTIONS BY LETHAL INJECTION
The Poorest of the Poor
through February 24
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and Institute for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
TIME: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
LOCATION:
Exhibition Space, Institute for the Humanities

LAW ENFORCEMENT VIOLENCE AND WOMEN OF COLOR
Andrea Ritchie, human rights organizer and lawyer, Amnesty International (New York)
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, and the Native American Student Association
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
LOCATION: 2239 Lane Hall

Colonialism Now: Recolonization and the Writing of Contemporary History in Africa
Gregory Mann, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
co-sponsored with the Africa History Group
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall

Ann Arbor/Ypsilant Reads Mountains Beyond Mountains
Tracy Kidder, author, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World (Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads 2007 book selection)
TIME: 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College
further information


SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTER BUS TRIP
TIME: depart at 8:45 AM; return at 12:15 PM
/LOCATION:
Couzens Residence Hall
RSVP: tlashore@umich.ed


MONDAY, JANUARY 29

The Neoconservative Turn in Latin American Literary Criticism
John Beverly, University of Pittsburgh
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What's Left in Latin America

Time:
12:00 PM
location:
International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information

Gandhi, the political radical
Akeel Bilgrami
sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

RIGHT IN OUR OWN BACK YARD: CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS AND POLICY RESPONSES IN THE GREAT LAKES BASIN
George Kling, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Barry Rabe, Ford School of Public Policy and School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Michigan
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 5:30 PM reception, 6:00-8:00 PM Lectures
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History
further information

Should Government Services and Benefits Be Provided to Permanent Residents and/or Undocumented Immigrants?
panel presentation moderated by Ann Lin, Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Lorraine Gutierrez, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Professor of Psychology, Sherrie Kossoudju, Associate Professor of Social Work and Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics, Steve Tobocman, Majority Floor Leader, Michigan House of Representatives, and Gary Wolfram, George Munson Professor of Political Economy at Hillsdale College
sponsored by the President's Ethics in Public Life Initiative
Ethics in Public Life January Forum
TIME: 7:00-9:00 PM
LOCATION: Pendleton Room, Michigan Union
further information


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

parliamentary supremacy and the parliamentary cabinet system in japan
Sadafumi Kawato, Tokyo University
sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

THE POOREST OF THE POOR CONFERENCE
February 5-6

sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and Institute for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Panel: Measurement Techniques and Poverty
Chair: Anna Gryzmala-Buss, Associate Professor, Political Science

“Estimating Poverty Worldwide: A Normative, Political and Methodological Challenge”
Sanjay Reddy, Assistant Professor, Barnard College and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Faculty Fellow, Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, Harvard University

“On (Not) Measuring Poverty”
Jonathan Morduch, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
TIME: 9:00-10:30 AM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Panel: Doing Business at the Base of the Pyramid: Poverty Alleviation and Business Innovation
Chair:Ted London

“Understanding the Base of the Pyramid Landscape: Dignity and Development”
Ted London, Director, Base of the Pyramid Initiative, William Davidson Institute; Adjunct Professor, Ross School of Business

“Business Model Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid”
Robert Kennedy, Professor of Business Administration, Ross School of Business; Executive Director, William Davidson Institute

“Improving Lives with Innovations in Information Technology”
Michael D. Gordon, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Business Information Technology, Ross School of Business
TIME: 10:45 AM-1:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Panel: Health, Hope, and Despair
Chair: Rachel Snow, Associate Professor, School of Public Health

“Understanding Social Stigma as a Fundamental Cause of Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS: An Ethnographic Case Study from the Dominican Republic”
Mark B. Padilla, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health

“Upward Mobility, Lifecourse Processes, and Infant Birthweight among African Americans: Ascending the Ladder but Not Tipping the Scale”
Cynthia G. Colen, Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University; Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center

“Less Poverty and Worse Health? Evidence and Speculations on the Fortunes of U.S. Black Women at the Turn of the Millennium”
Arline T. Geronimus, Professor, School of Public Health; Research Professor, Institute for Social Research
TIME: 2:30-4:30 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
further information

Making Sense of "God Hates Fags" and "Thank God for 9/11"
Military Bloggers' Responses to Anti-Gay Protests at Military Funerals
Daniel C. Brouwer, Arizona State University
TIME: 5:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League

The Secular, the Religious, and the Demands of Citizenship
Peter Steinfels, Religious Columnist, New York Times; and Co-Director, Fordham Center on Religion and Culture
sponsored by Saint Mary Student Parish
Time: 7:00 PM
location: Rackham Amphitheatre
further information


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

THE POOREST OF THE POOR CONFERENCE
February 5-6
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and Institute for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

Panel: Poverty in the United States: Up and Down the Class Ladder
Chair: Daniel Herwitz, Director, Institute for the Humanities

“America’s Persisting Poverty Problem”
Sheldon Danziger, Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director, National Poverty Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

“The Hidden Poor: Middle Class Bankruptcy in the United States”
Teresa Sullivan, Professor, Department of Sociology; Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

“Low-Income Wealth at Risk: Subprime Mortgage Lending and Financial Market Incentives”
Raphael Bostic, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California
TIME: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

"Poverty, Inequality, and the Public University"
Martin Hall
, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town
TIME: 1:30-2:30 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Panel: The Place of the Poor in the Theory of Justice
Chair: Daniel Herwitz, Director, Institute for the Humanities

“Accountability to the Poor”
Stephen Darwall, John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Philosophy

“Justice for the Poorest of the Poor: A Problem of Accountability”
Elizabeth Anderson, John Rawls Collegiate Professor and Thurnau Professor, Department of Philosophy and Women’s Studies

“Poverty Amid Affluence: How to Worry, and How Not to Worry, about Well-Being”
Peter Railton, John Stephenson Perrin Professor and Thurnau Professor, Department of Philosophy
TIME: 2:45-5:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
further information


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8

lECTURE ON TEXAS DEATH ROW: EXECUTIONS BY LETHAL INJECTION
Bill Crawford, freelance writer, Austin, Texas
The Poorest of the Poor
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and Institute for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Institute for the Humanities, Room 2022
further information


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
GLOBAL WARMING: SCIENCE AND CURRICULUM

Roberta Johnson and Jennifer Bergman, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
David Mastie, retired science educator, Ann Arbor
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 8:00 AM-2:30 PM
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Room 4518
Lunch and parking provided.  Registration is free, but space is limited.  Call (734) 764-0478 to register.

BLIND FAITH: PAINTING CHRISTIANITY IN POSTCONFLICT AMBON (INDONESIA)
Patricia Spyer, Universiteit Leiden
sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information

LEGISLATING HARMONY: LAW AND LABOR RIGHTS IN CHINA
Mary Gallagher, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION:  Institute for the Humanities, Room 2022
further information

PHILOSOPHY SPRING COLLOQUIUM: NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE
through February 10

Equality, Adequacy and Education for Citizenship
Debra Satz, Stanford University
TIME:
3:00-5:00 PM
LOCATION: Founders Room, Alumni Center
further information


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

CHARLES H. WRIGHT MUSEUM BUS TRIP
TIME: depart at 8:45 AM; return at 12:15 PM
/LOCATION:
Couzens Residence Hall
RSVP: tlashore@umich.edu

PHILOSOPHY SPRING COLLOQUIUM: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE
continued from February 9

Distribution and Emergency
Jennifer Rubenstein, Princeton University
TIME:
9:30 AM

Why I’m Not a Rawlsian
Thomas Pogge, Columbia University
TIME: 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Hussey Room, Michigan League
further information


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11

FAMILY WORKSHOP:  STORMY SURPRISES:  WHEN WEATHER GOES WILD!
sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Pfizer, the James A. & Faith Knight Foundation, and the Speckhard-Knight Charitable Foundation
Hands-on science workshop for children ages 6-11 with an adult.  Pre-registration requested:  (734) 764-0478.
TIME: 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History (Ruthven Museums Building).  Also offered at 22 area public libraries. 
further information (click on Workshops Quick Link)


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12

REQUIEM FOR A CHIMERA: THE POETICS OF POST-REVOLUTIONARY CUBA
Marta Hernández Salván, University of Maine
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?

TIME:
12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

BOOK DISCUSSION: MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS
sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
TIME: 7:00-9:00 PM
LOCATION:
Tanner Philosophy Library, 1171 Angell Hall
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

the ethics of representation
Zoe Witcomb, South African Writer and Professor of English Studies, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

PILLS, POLITICS, AND PUBLIC TRUST: ETHICAL CROSSROADS AND THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Opinion polls and popular media have become replete with images of a “big, bad pharmaceutical industry.”  What are the bases of these perceptions?  Are they realistic or unfair?  What are the consequences—for the industry and for healthcare in general--when there is an erosion of public trust in the ethical practices of drug companies?  What would be required to restore that trust?
Panelists include
David Canter, Senior Vice President, Pfizer Global Research and Development; Director, Michigan laboratories
Daniel Troy, Esq., FDA Chief Counsel, 2001-2004; partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Peter Lurie, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Directory, Health Research Group, Public Citizen
Philip Hilts, author and former page-one science reporter, New York Times and The Washington Post
Moderated by Henry Greenspan and Duane Kirking, University of Michigan
sponsored by the U-M Health Policy Forum with President Coleman’s Initiative in Ethics in Public Life, the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the UM College of Pharmacy, and the UM School of Public Health
TIME: 12:00-2:00 PM
LOCATION: Ford Amphitheater, University of Michigan Hospital
contact:Dr. Henry Greenspan, 734-994-0727, hgreensp@umich.edu


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

BOOK DISCUSSION: MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS
sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
TIME: 12:00-1:00 PM
LOCATION:
Philosophy Seminar Room, 1164 Angell Hall
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads


MONDAY, MARCH 5

Making Citizens from Below: The PRospects and Challenges of Decentralization in India
Patrick Heller, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Political Economy of Development Program, Brown University
sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


TUESSDAY, MARCH 6

BOOK DISCUSSION: MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS
sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
TIME: 7:00-9:00 PM
LOCATION:
Tanner Philosophy Library, 1171 Angell Hall
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

INDIGENOUS ORGANIZING AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
Manny Pino, Indigenous Environmental Network
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
LOCATION: 3512 Haven Hall


FRIDAY, MARCH 9

RICE, FISH, BEER, DESIGNER JEANS AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS FLASH POINTS IN CAMBODIA
Nick Rine, Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Program for Law and Development in Cambodia; UM Law School
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Institute for the Humanities, Room 2022
further information

Critical American Citizenship in the Age of Empire and the Philippine-American War
Oscar Campomanes, Professor of English, Ateneo de Manila University
sponsored by the Philippine Studies Graduate Students Association; Rackham; the Institute for Historical Studies; the Program in American Culture; the English Department; the History Department; and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: 3512 Haven Hall

HUMAN RIGHTS: THE RISK OF POLITICS
Samantha Power, Kennedy School, Harvard University
Tanner Lecture on Human Values
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League Ballroom
further information


SATURDAY, MARCH 10

ARAB AMERICAN MUSEUM BUS TRIP
TIME
: depart at 8:45 AM; return at 12:15 PM
/LOCATION:
Couzens Residence Hall
RSVP: tlashore@umich.edu

TANNER LECTURE SYMPOSIUM
Allan Buchanan, Philosophy, Duke University; Michael Barnett, Politics, University of Minnesota; Steve Ratner, Law, University of Michigan
TIME: 9:10 AM-1:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union, Anderson Room
further information


SUNDAY, MARCH 11

FAMILY WORKSHOP:  BACKYARD METEOROLOGY:  FORECASTING THE FUTURE!
sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Pfizer, the James A. & Faith Knight Foundation, and the Speckhard-Knight Charitable Foundation
Hands-on science workshop for children ages 6-11 with an adult.  Pre-registration requested:  (734) 764-0478.
TIME: 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History (Ruthven Museums Building).  Also offered at 22 area public libraries. 
further information (click on Workshops Quick Link)


MONDAY, MARCH 12

cover-up: french gender, equality and the islamic headscarf
Joan Scott, Princeton University
sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME:
4:00 PM
LOCATION:  International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


TUESDAY, MARCH 13

HEALTH AND LIVING ARRANGEMENTS AMONG OLDER CHINESE
Jersey Liang, University of Michigan
sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME:12:00 PM
LOCATION:  International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
further information


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

REDEFINING THE EUROPEAN UNION: WHY IT MATTERS TO THE U.S.
Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor (1998-2005)
sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center; LSA Citizenship Theme Year; Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Department of Political Science; International Institute
European Union Center Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League Ballroom
further information

SCIENTIFIC OCEAN DRILLING, INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DOMESTIC PUBLIC POLICY
sponsored by the Program in the Environment and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History

Lecture
Steven R. Bohlen, President, Joint Oceanographic Institutions
TIME: 5:00 PM (reception following)
LOCATION:
Exhibit Museum of Natural History (Ruthven Museums Building)

HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN U.S. PRISONS
Jenni Gainsborough, Penal Reform International
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME:
5:30-7:15 PM
LOCATION: 2306 Mason Hall


MONDAY, MARCH 19

DEMOCRACY AS A TRAGIC REGIME [CANCELLED]
Nathalie Karagiannis, University of Sussex
sponsored by the Modern Greek Studies Program and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year
Time: 3:00 PM
location: Classical Studies Library, 2175 Angell Hall
further information


TUESDAY, MARCH 20

ORGANIZING FOR IMMIGRANT WORKER JUSTICE
Chandra Bhatnagar
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME:
4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: 3512 Haven Hall


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

material struggles and democratic rights in the new south africa
Elke Zuern, Assistant Professor of Politics, Sarah Lawrence College
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall

SCIENCE CAFÉ: WHAT’S FOR DINNER AFTER GLOBAL WARMING?
John Vandermeer, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 5:30 PM hors d'oeuvres; 6:00-7:30 PM program
LOCATION: Arbor Brewing Company, Tap Room, 114 E. Washington St.
Participants must be 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages.  Other beverages and food must be purchased.
Space is limited and details are subject to change depending on audience response.  Check the Science Café quick link on the Museum’s website to confirm the location, www.lsa.umich.edu/exhibitmuseum, or call (734) 764-0480.


THURSDAY, MARCH 22

PUBLIUS AND POLITICAL IMAGINATION
Jason Frank, Cornell University
Michigan Colloquium in Political Theory
Citizenship Theme Year Speaker Series: Imagination, Justice, Polity

Department of Political Science; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; and Rackham School of Graduate Studies
TIME:
3:00 PM
LOCATION: Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall
further information


FRIDAY, MARCH 23

IMMIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP, AND MASS MEDIA SYMPOSIUM
sponsored by the Communications Department, the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Keynote
Leo Chavez, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine; author, Covering Immigration: Popular Images and the Politics of the Nation
TIME: 1:00

Panel: Framing Immigrants, Framing Immigration
Chair: Kamille Gentles, Department of Communication Studies
Dushaw Hockett, Immigration Team Organizer for the air Immigrant Rights Movement (FIRM), “Immigration, Race and the Black/Brown Question”
Jonathan Xavier Inda, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Life in Crisis: Suffering Bodies, Humanitarianism and the Politics of Immigration”
Keven Keogan, Montclair State University, “Immigrant Protesters: Media Narratives of Subversion and Renewal”
TIME: 2:00-3:30 PM

Panel: Citizenship, Islam and the Media
Chair: Sean Jacobs, Department of Communication Studies
Larry Pintak, Director of the Adham Center for Electronic Journalism at The American University in Cairo and publisher/co-editor of Arab Media & Society, “Separate But Not Equal: The European Experience”
Osama Siblani, Publisher and Editor, The Arab American News, “Images of Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans in the Electronic Media”
Evelyn Alsultany, Program in American Culture, The University of Michigan, "Representations of Arabs and Arab-Americans in TV Dramas Post-9/11"
TIME: 3:45-5:15 PM

Reception
TIME: 5:15 PM
LOCATION: Alumni Center

DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN CAPACITIES
Josiah Ober, Stanford University
sponsored by Classical Studies and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League, Henderson Room
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SATURDAY, MARCH 24

WILD WEATHER, CHANGING CLIMATE DISCOVERY DAY
sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History and the James A. & Faith Knight Foundation
An entire day devoted to the exploration of weather and climate topics through hands-on activities, demonstrations, experiments, and more.  For families and children of all ages.
TIME: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
LOCATION: Exhibit Museum of Natural History (Ruthven Museums Building)


TUESDAY, MARCH 27

IS NECESSARY TO INSUFFICIENT AS GENDER IS TO REVOLUTION? THE VEXED QUESTION OF RURAL WOMEN AND EARLY SOCIALISM IN CHINA
Gail Hershatter, University of California, Santa Cruz
sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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LANGUAGE, POLITICS, AND CITIZENSHIP IN CENTRAL ASIA
Barbara Kellner-Heinkele, Free University, Berlin
sponsored by the Turkish Studies Colloquium, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, and the Center for Russian and East European Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk 
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

RACIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZING IN THE GULF IN THE WAKE OF KATRINA
Jaribu Hill, Mississippi Worker, Center for Human Rights
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME:
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
LOCATION: 3515 Haven Hall

WAR OVER LAND, SALT OF SLAVERY: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE VANISHING INDIAN
Judy Kertesz, Harvard University
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME:
12:30-2:00 PM
LOCATION: 3512 Haven Hall
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BUILDING A UNIFIED STUDENT MOVEMENT: REFLECTING ON CITIZENSHIP AND ENGAGEMENT WITH HARRY BOYTE
The Ginsberg Center’s series of Citizenship Potlucks will culminate on March 28th, with a workshop featuring Dr. Harry Boyte, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at the University of Minnesota. Participants from the potluck discussions are invited to come and share key ideas from the various discussions, and to consider “What are the civic values you care about? What are the threats to these values? What is possible—what are hopeful futures? What do we do about achieving these futures?”
TIME: 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Great Lakes Room, Palmer Commons

CLIMATE CHANGE: INSIGHTS FROM SCIENCE, IMPERATIVES FOR POLICY
Rosina Bierbaum, Professor and Dean, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Michigan
William R. Farrand Annual Public Lecture
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate

sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, the William R. Farrand Annual Public Lecture Endowment, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Rackham Amphitheater

BOOKS NOT BARS: HOPE FOR INCARCERATED YOUTH
Zachary Norris, Field Director, "Books Not Bars" campaign, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, California
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME: 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union, Anderson D Room


THURSDAY, MARCH 29

ABNORMAL JUSTICE
Nancy Fraser, New School University
Michigan Colloquium in Political Theory
Citizenship Theme Year Speaker Series: Imagination, Justice, Polity

Department of Political Science; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; and Rackham School of Graduate Studies
TIME: 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Pond Room, Michigan Union
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Populism and John Dewey: Convergences and Contradictions
Sixth Annual John Dewey Lecture
Harry Boyte, senior fellow at the Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota; co-director, the Center for Democracy and Citizenship, a university-wide resource
sponsored by the Ginsberg Center with support from the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM ( reception to follow)
LOCATION: Great Lakes Room, Palmer Commons
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FRIDAY, MARCH 30

THE FARM: LIFE INSIDE ANGOLA PRISON
Emmy award-winning documentary screening
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Theater
For  advance tickets, call 734-647-7673

GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE: LANGUAGE AND RHETORIC OF CITIZENSHIP
through March 31
sponsored by the University of Michigan Language & Rhetorical Studies Workshop with generous funding from the Department of English Language and Literature; the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies; and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year

Keynote Presentation
Robert Hariman, Northwestern University
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 1200 C.C. Little Building
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LINE OF RETURN: CULTIVATING BORDERLAND IN DIALOGUE WITH CZESLAW MILOSZ
2007 Annual Copernicus Lecture
Krzysztof Czyżewski
, social activist, poet, essayist, and publisher
ponsored by the University of Michigan’s Copernicus Endowment; Center for Russian and East European Studies; LSA Citizenship Theme Year; and MFA Program in Creative Writing
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 7:30 PM
location: Rackham Amphitheatre
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SATURDAY, MARCH 31

GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE: LANGUAGE AND RHETORIC OF CITIZENSHIP
continued from March 30
sponsored by the University of Michigan Language & Rhetorical Studies Workshop with generous funding from the Department of English Language and Literature; the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies; and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year

Concurrent Panels
TIME: 9:00 AM-5 :00 PM
LOCATION: 3154 & 3222 Angell Hall
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STAYING CONNECTED: FAMILIES OF THE INCARCERATED SPEAK OUT
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME:
2:00 PM
LOCATION: 126 East Quad


MONDAY, APRIL 2

INDIGENOUS ORGANIZING IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR
Lakota Harden, Women of All Red Nations and Indigenous Women’s Network
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME: 4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: 2239 Lane Hall
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TUESDAY, APRIL 3

THE NEW ASYLUM: MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS BEHIND BARS
PBS documentary screening
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME: 6:00 PM (with panel discussion to follow)
LOCATION: Angell Hall, Room 3222
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

ON writing and citizenship: A READING OF 53 CM
Bessora, author of 53 cm, Les Tâches d'encre, and several other novels
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year; International Institute; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Language and Literatures; Program in Comparative Literature; and Office of the Vice Provost
African Writers on Citizenship Series
TIME: 5:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION: 4701 Haven Hall

TORTURE IN AMERICA’S PRISONS
Bobby Dellelo, member of the American Friends Service Committee's STOPMAX Campaign to end prison isolation and related forms of torture
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME:
7:00 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League, Kalamazoo Room
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THURSDAY, APRIL 5

REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN OF COLOR MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICAN AND THE U.S.
Paula Rojas, Sista II Sista and contributor to The Revolution Will Not Be Funded
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME:
4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: 3515 Haven Hall

The Public Mission of the Public University
Craig Calhoun, President, Social Science Research Council, and Professor of Sociology, New York University
with UM Provost Teresa Sullivan and LSA Dean Terry McDonald as respondents
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
TIME: 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Angell Hall, Auditorium A

FROM MISSIONS TO MAXIMUM SECURITY: THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX IN INDIGENOUS CALIFORNIA
Stormy Ogden, activist and advocate for incarcerated Native people
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME: 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union, Pendleton Room
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FRIDAY, APRIL 6

Citizenship, Crisis, and the Persistence of Traditional Values: Arab Americans after 9/11
Wayne Baker
sponsored by the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Institute for Social Research and the Department of Sociology
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Ross School of Business, E1540

PANEL: THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR
Dwight Hopkins, author, Black Religious Studies and the Erotic|
Randall Bailey, author, The Church with AIDS: Renewal in the Midst of Crisis
Jung Ha Kim, author, Singing the Lord’s Song in a New Land: Korean American Practices of Faith
Linda Thomas, author, Living Stones in the Household of God: The Legacy and Future of Black Theology
Teresa Sauceda, Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians
Andrea Smith, author, Native Americans and the Christian Right: The Gendered Politics of Unlikely Alliances
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME: 4:30-6:00 PM
LOCATION: 3512 Haven Hall
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MONDAY, APRIL 9

FIDEL’S FINAL VICTORY: CUBA’S ‘TRANSITION’ AND THE FUTURE OF U.S.-CUBAN RELATIONS
Julia Sweig, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin American Studies; Director for Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations; author, Inside the Cuban Revolution and Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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AFTER AUTHORITARIANISM: THE RECONFIGURING OF CITIZENSHIP AND RELIGION IN NEWLY DEMOCRATIC INDONESIA
Ariel Heryanto, University of Melbourne
sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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TUESDAY, APRIL 10

QUEER ORGANIZING AND RACIAL JUSTICE IN THE CONTEXT OF EMPIRE
Joo-Hyun Kang, Astraea Foundation; former Executive Director, Audre Lorde Project
sponsored by LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Program in American Culture, Latino/Chicano Studies, Women’s Studies Program, Rackham Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost
Multicultural Citizenships Speaker Series
TIME:
4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: 2239 Lane Hall

THE PRACTICE OF FREEDOM IN THE SOUTH
Join Lisa Kung, Director of the Southern Center for Human Rights
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME: 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan League, Michigan Room

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FRIDAY, APRIL 13

THE MYTH OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
Thomas Cushman, Professor, Department of Sociology, Wellesley College; and Founding Editor, The Journal of Human Rights
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION:  Institute for the Humanities, Room 2022
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CONFERENCE: LAW AND DEMOCRACY IN THE EMPIRE OF FORCE
April 13-14
co-chaired by H. Jefferson Powell, Duke University and James Boyd White, Michigan Law
speakers include Cathleen Kaveny, Notre Dame; Jedediah Purdy, Duke University; John Noonan, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Jed Rubenfield, Yale University; Barry Sullivan, Jenner and Block; Martin Böhmer, Universidad de San Andres; Robin West, Georgetown University; Howard Lesnick, University of Pennsylvania; Joseph Vining, Michigan Law; and Brian Simpson, Michigan Law
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: University of Michigan Law School
Conference attendance is free and open to the public, but registration by March 22nd is required for meals.
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Indian democracy and poverty in india
Yogendra Yadav, Hughes Fellow; Director, Center for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi
sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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MONDAY, APRIL 16

RELIGION, DEMOCRACY AND NATIONHOOD: MUSLIMS IN BUDDHIST THAILAND
Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Thammasat University
sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

SCIENCE CAFE: AUDIENCE CHOICE*
Henry Pollack, Professor, Geological Sciences, University of Michigan
Exhibit Museum Series: Wild Weather, Changing Climate
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, LSA Undergraduate Education, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
TIME: 5:30 PM hors d'oeuvres; 6:00-7:30 PM program
LOCATION: Arbor Brewing Company, Tap Room, 114 E. Washington St.
Participants must be 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages.  Other beverages and food must be purchased.
space is limited and details are subject to change depending on audience response.  Check the Science Café quick link on the Museum’s website to confirm the location, www.lsa.umich.edu/exhibitmuseum, or call (734) 764-0480.
*Audiences at the February café will vote on a topic for the April café.


FRIDAY, APRIL 20

BETWEEN POLIS AND EMPIRE: ARISTOTLE’S POLITICS
Mary G. Dietz, University of Minnesota
Michigan Colloquium in Political Theory
Citizenship Theme Year Speaker Series: Imagination, Justice, Polity

Department of Political Science; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; and Rackham School of Graduate Studies
TIME:
12:00 PM
LOCATION: Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall
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