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28 October 2015

With the fall exhibition season in full swing, the University of Michigan Detroit Center is proud to present “This, too, is Iran,” a captivating collection of assorted photos by Sally Bjork. Located in Monts Hall, the exhibition runs from November 20, 2015 – January 9, 2016.

In May 2015, Sally Bjork, photographer at the U-M Department of the History of Art’s Visual Resources Collections, took part in a 16-day tour through major cities and regions of Iran. Her charge was to photograph...

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21 October 2015

For an action packed evening, visit the University of Michigan Detroit Center on Friday, November 20 for the screening of "Out of Sight," the fourth and final film in the Friday Fall Film Series (F3S) themed, “My Detroit."

The focus for the 2015 series is to examine, explore and challenge what Detroit means to people as individuals and as part of a larger community.

In this four-part series, each film aims to highlight the diversity, opportunity, resurgence and love that embody...

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19 October 2015

While college preparation customarily focuses on students, adult mentors and volunteers are essential to college readiness process.

On Saturday, December 12 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents the 5th annual “Mentor’s Summit: Paving the Path to College.”

With an emphasis on college readiness, presenters will include university admissions and financial aid professionals, in addition to higher education experts.

“The Mentor's Summit was...

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12 October 2015

On Friday, November 6, the University of Michigan Detroit Center will screen "Essential Arrival," the third film in the Friday Fall Film Series (F3S) theme, “My Detroit.” 

The focus for the 2015 series is to examine, explore and challenge what Detroit means to people as individuals and as part of a larger community.

In this four-part series, each film aims to highlight the diversity, opportunity, resurgence and love that embody the spirit of Detroit. With...

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29 September 2015

Learn about a number of the dynamic ways the University of Michigan is making a difference in Detroit by attending “Destination Detroit Center.” This special event will be held at the University of Michigan Detroit Center on Friday, October 16 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

“Destination Detroit Center” showcases the University outreach programs housed at the Detroit Center. These activities include innovative collaborations with civic and community organizations, as well as cultural and...

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28 September 2015

On Friday, October 23, the University of Michigan Detroit Center will screen "Detroit Unleaded," the second film in the Friday Fall Film Series (F3S) theme, “My Detroit.” 

The focus for the 2015 series is to examine, explore and challenge what Detroit means to people as individuals and as part of a larger community.

In this four-part series, each film aims to highlight the diversity, opportunity, resurgence and love that embody the spirit of Detroit. With...

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24 September 2015

Each term, Semester in Detroit and the U-M Detroit Center partner to organize community classroom events that are free and open to the public. Detroit community members join together with U-M students, faculty and staff to learn more about Detroit's past and present. Format varies from traditional panels to poetry readings to trips...

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11 September 2015

With the fall exhibition underway, the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents the opening reception program "Werk, Slay, and Snatch: New Black Queer Medias,” on September 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Open to the general public, this event includes complimentary admission, parking in the DSO structure behind our building, and light refreshments.

“Werk, Slay, and Snatch: New Black Queer Medias” features an engaging discussion on the image of African Americans in popular...

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11 September 2015

Beginning Friday, October 9, the University of Michigan Detroit Center kicks off its inaugural Friday Fall Film Series (F3S) with the film "The Great Detroit." The focus for the 2015 series is to examine, explore and challenge what Detroit means to people as individuals and as part of a larger community.

The writers and directors of these films...

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02 September 2015

In observance of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the University of Michigan Detroit Center will be closed beginning Thursday, September 3 at 5 p.m. through Monday, September 7. The Detroit Center will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8.