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APRIL


SUNDAY, APRIL 1

ART SPEAKS: A DISCUSSION WITH ARTISTS FROM THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION
with Janie Paul, University of Michigan
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME:
3:00 PM
LOCATION: Duderstadt Center Gallery
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STREET THEATER ART (START) PERFORMANCE: festifools
sponsored by The Real Seafood Co., Ann Arbor Main St. Area Association, Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Resource Program, Recycle Ann Arbor, University of Michigan's Lloyd Hall Scholars 
Program, LSA Citizenship Theme Year, Arts on the Hill, Public Goods Council, and Arts at Michigan
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Main Street, downtown Ann Arbor
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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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IN THE CROSSING
One woman show by Leila Buck
organized by Arab American Studies and sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year, the Arab Student Association, and the Lebanese Student Association
TIME: 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Palmer Commons, Forum Hall
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TUESDAY, APRIL 3

OTHER ART COLLECTIVE MEMBERS ROLA NASHEF AND JOE NAMY
organized by Arab American Studies and sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year
TIME:
4:30-6:00 PM
LOCATION: 1200 Chemistry Building
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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


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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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

TWELFTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF ART BY MICHIGAN PRISONERS
Closing Reception
Prison Creative Arts Project
TIME:
5:30 PM
LOCATION: Duderstadt Center Gallery
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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.
*Topic for April café voted on by February audience.


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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