This Week in MCSP - 10/20


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HAPPENING IN MCSP:

 

Tuesday, October 22nd

Social Justice Film Series Presents: Where Soldiers Come From; 6-8:30pm, Ann Arbor District Library

Follow a group of friend’s from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as they prepare to depart for Afghanistan after signing up for the National Guard for the college tuition and signing bonus.  Discussion to follow film with director Heather Courtney.

 

Friday, October 25th

Corn Maze and Cider Mill; Time TBA

Join PB&U at the Talladay Farms Corn Maze with possibility of also attending the cider mill next door!

 

Saturday, October 26th

UC 102 Event: Leslie Science and Nature Center

The Leslie Science and Nature Center is a nonprofit organization that provides environmental education and experience for children, families, and other individuals to honor and perpetuation the legacy of Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Leslie by fostering understanding, appreciation, stewardship and respect for the animal world. Volunteers will be assisting with the Animal Haunts program.

 

HAPPENING ON CAMPUS:

 

Monday, October 21st

Community Film Screening and Dialogue: THE GRADUATES; 5-8:30pm, Michigan League

A reception, screening of, and dialogue about the PBS film The Graduates, an eye-opening documentary on the challenges facing Latin@ students from across the USA, prior to its national broadcast on PBS.

 

Wednesday, October 23rd

Michigan Business Women Freshman Outreach Event; 4-7pm, Ross School Colloquium

Michigan Business Women's Freshman Outreach Event provides freshman women with an immersive experience at the Ross School of Business. Prospective business students participate in a Q&A session with current Ross faculty and students and network with MBW members over dinner to learn more about the application process and the opportunities at Ross.

 

Miss Representation Screening; 7-9pm, Rackham Amphitheatre

We would like to invite you to a special, free screening of Miss Representation, an award-winning documentary from the Sundance Film Festival. It's fabulous, inspiring, and a must-see on everyone's list. LSA Honors is co-hosting the event with What the F: Your Monthly Periodical, who will be distributing their newly printed fourth issue. Come claim yours before they're gone!

 

Thursday, October 24th

Dirty Wars movie screening; 7:30pm, 1405 East Quad

Amnesty International, Human Rights Through Education, and the CSG Social Justice Commission are hosting a free screening of acclaimed documentary "Dirty Wars" about US drone and war/defense policy. There will be free popcorn!

 

Friday, October 25th

Detroit: Movement City, A Scholar/Activist Exchange on the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Struggle and Community Building; Rackham Amphitheatre

Noon: Welcome and Student Presentations - 12:30:  Messages From the Grassroots, Screening of We Are Not Ghosts (documentary on community organizing and art in Detroit) followed by conversation with Detroit activists (as featured in the documentary) Julia Putnam, Kim Sherobbi, and Myrtle Thompson-Curtis with Elizabeth James (moderator) -  2:30: Conversation on the Future of Black Radicalism, Ron Scott (Coalition Against Police Brutality) and Michael Dawson (University of Chicago) with Scott Kurashige (moderator) - 4:00: Conversation on Resistance and Revolution, Grace Lee Boggs and Robin D.G. Kelley (UCLA) with Stephen Ward (moderator) - 6:00:  Ann Arbor Premiere of American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs followed by Q&A with film director Grace Lee. Sponsors: Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Residential College/Semester in Detroit, Department of American Culture, Arts of Citizenship, Institute for the Humanities, and Rackham Dean’s Strategic Fund.

 

Poetry Slam; 6-9pm, League Underground

Come cheer on your fellow Wolverines as they compete for chance to represent Michigan at the National Poetry Slam Competition. We will be having a guest performer T.Miller. Watch as our poets take the stage as the bring voice to the hardships and triumphs we experience. Come early to sign up for open mike or email tweiner@umich.edu for more information on competing. $3 entrance to support the team.