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The Other America: Still Separate. Still Unequal.

This interdisciplinary, mini-conference will focus on racial inequality as it manifests in relation to the lived experiences of black Americans. This interdisciplinary, mini-conference will focus on racial inequality as it manifests in relation to the lived experiences of black Americans. 

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

A timely examination of the ways Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color are uniquely affected by racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.

Spectrum of Advocacy & Activism Symposium: Finding Your Voice

The symposium, hosted by the Center for the Education of Women, includes presentations by local and national advocacy experts who have taken varied approaches to advocacy in ways that best leverage their current context (power, privilege, and identity).

Trans Awareness Week Keynote Speech

Trans* Awareness Week keynote lecture by Dr. Z Nicolazzo, author of the book Trans* in College: Transgender Students’ Strategies for Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of Inclusion.

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

Tim Retzloff discusses LGBTQ history at U-M.

Interrogating the Histories and Futures of “Diversity’’ Symposium

The symposium will investigate the concept, history and institutional implications of the discourse and practice of “diversity” as an emerging globalized form of inclusion.

Interrogating the Histories and Futures of “Diversity’’ Symposium

The symposium will investigate the concept, history and institutional implications of the discourse and practice of “diversity” as an emerging globalized form of inclusion.

Meocupo/Eye Occupy: A Student Drag Cabaret with Mickey Negrón

Performance showcase by students from the American Culture 103 First Year Seminar on “Drag in America” and visiting artist Mickey Negrón

Estrategias para descolonizar un extraño cuerpo isleño/Strategies for Decolonizing a Strange Island Body

In this bilingual (English/Spanish) performative talk, Mickey Negrón will discuss his transition from theatre to performance, or how a queer fairy assumes scenic (performative) and politically empowering positions.