bicentennial

Giving Blueday 2018

IRWG is pleased to participate in Giving Blueday once again this year!

Maize, Blue, and Lavender: Revisiting U-M's LGBTQ Past

Tim Retzloff discusses LGBTQ history at U-M.

147 Years of the “Dangerous Experiment”

Bicentennial course and corresponding public events explore women's and LGBTQ history at U-M.

The Lavender Scare: Federal Anti-Gay Purges during the Cold War

David K. Johnson discusses his book The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government (University of Chicago Press, 2004).

Softball Team Finds Inspiration at Lane Hall Exhibit

The University of Michigan Softball team visited Lane Hall to see the bicentennial exhibit, "Moving Through the Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity."

Video of Faculty Panel Discussion on the Future University Community

Video of Faculty Panel Discussion on the Future University Community featuring Professors Martha S. Jones, Terrence McDonald, and Ruby Tapia. 

Moving Through the Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity

A collection of photographs and memorabilia showcasing women’s physical activity at U-M.

Our Future University Community: Reflections on Justices Susanne Baer and Sonia Sotomayor's Remarks

Panel discussion with U-M faculty to follow-up on the January 30th bicentennial colloquium,"The Future University Community," featuring German Justice Susanne Baer and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. 

How Race is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts

Lecture by Natalia Molina, examining relational racism in the U.S. vis-a-vis racial scripts, and its effects on immigration, gender, sexuality, security, and empire.