News from 2017
Outside the 7.2 is a panel discussion that will explore the housing options available to individuals looking outside the boundaries of the most prominently discussed and publicized communities of Detroit - commonly referred to as the 7.2. Please RSVP to help us ensure the best guest experience for this event.
Date: Tues. March 28,...read more
This semester, the U-M Detroit Center is partnering with the U-M Sustainable Food Systems Initiative to live stream select lectures of its "Food Literacy for All" course. The livestream events will take place on Tuesdays from 6:30-8pm on March 28, April 4, and April 11.
The general public is invited to attend this video presentation, with complimentary refreshments and parking in Detroit Symphony Orchestra structure.
Event Dates + Presenters...read more
Beyond the Ivory Tower Series: Building the Engagement Dossier for Teaching - Talk and Workshop for Graduate Students
Do your teaching objectives include encouraging students to situate their classroom learning within larger social issues, and further social justice inquiry through engagement in and with distinct communities?
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