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Beyond the Ivory Tower Series: Building the Engagement Dossier for Teaching - Talk and Workshop for Graduate Students
The U-M Detroit Center and U-M Dearborn's Department of African and African American Studies presents the 6th Annual Sankofa Film Series. Join us for five thought-provoking and insightful films, each featuring noted speakers/panelists, as well as refreshments and parking in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra parking structure. RSVP at myumi.ch/L3lOV
"Eyes on the Prize: Two Societies" - 6 PM, Friday,...read more
Find out how you can get involved in Detroit from a variety of Detroit-based organizations and campus programs, hear from students about their experiences and advice for Detroit engagement, and get information about possible funding opportunities.
Registration is now open for the MDetroit Student Service Workshop III, held at the Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100), 913 S. University in Ann Arbor from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Tuesday, March 21.
This workshop is open to all U-M...read more
Family Literacy Night
Monday, January 23 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Join Dr. Raven Jones Stanbrough for Family Literacy Night on Monday, January 23 from 5:30-7:00 PM. The evening will focus on literacy games for K-12 students and their families. Besides the games, the evening will feature free giveaways, refreshments and more.
RSVP at https://goo.gl/yyh1nq
Food Literacy Course Lecture - A Live...read more
Experience perception and portrayal in the latest Monts Hall exhibition, The Colors of Justice: Women in Comics, February 3 - March 25.
This exhibition focuses on diversity in comics, with an emphasis on how women are portrayed, whether it's in books, television or live action movies. The gallery will feature comics from the past and present and highlight some of the most influential female characters in comic book history.
A symposium event on Saturday, March 25 (...read more
In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, visit the University of Michigan Detroit Center and participate in a series of inspiring and educational events beginning at 10 a.m., Monday, January 16 with free admission and parking in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra structure for all attendees.
A simulcast of the 2017 Annual Martin Luther King Day Symposium keynote program will take place in the Ann Arbor room of the Detroit Center from 10 - 11:30 a.m. ...read more
The University of Michigan Detroit Center, in compliance with the University-wide season and holiday break schedule, will be closed beginning Saturday, December 24, 2016 - Tuesday, January 2, 2017.
The University of Michigan Detroit Center will re-open on Wednesday, January 3, 2017 at 8 a.m.
If you have any questions, please contact the Detroit Center: (313) 593-3584 or DetroitCenter@umich.edu
For the 6th year, the Detroit Center will open its doors for Midtown's Noel Night from 5:00 - 9:00 PM, Saturday, December 3. Activities include facility tours, children's activities, and refreshments - hot chocolate, coffee and holiday cookies. Attendees will also have an opportunity to view the current Monts Hall Gallery exhibit, Jazz in Detroit Before Motown: A...read more
The Charles H. Wright Museum exhibit, "Jazz in Detroit Before Motown: A Photographic History" will be available for public viewing in the Monts Hall Gallery during regular Detroit Center hours: 8 AM - 7 PM, Monday - Thursday; 8 AM - 5 PM, Friday & Saturday from November 28, 2016 thru January 31, 2017. Validated parking is available in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra structure for gallery visitors. The exhibit is based on the book, Before Motown...read more
Join us for our popular seasonal program for Metro Detroit seniors - Sounds of the Season, from 10 AM - 2 PM, Friday, December 9. The program includes a free holiday concert, luncheon, a special gift and validated parking in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra parking structure.
Among the musical guests, the holiday concert will feature veteran performer Brent Darvin Vance. Brent has entertained throughout the United States and Europe with stops in Los...read more