This day-long symposium will highlight women data science researchers at U-M, provide resources and support for women pursuing careers in data science, a poster session, lunch time round table discussions, a faculty panel, and ample time for networking.
Exhibit of large-scale work by four leading American artists—Helen Frankenthaler, Sam Gilliam, Al Loving, and Louise Nevelson—who chose abstraction as a means of expression within the intense political climate of the early 1970s.
Join CEW+ for an inspirational evening featuring a student fellowship poster session, lightning lectures from faculty recipients of the inaugural CEW+Inspire Award, and the keynote Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe lecture by international and award-winning activist, Wai Wai Nu, who is working for human rights and women's equality for the Rohingya people in her home country of Myanmar.
Exhibit opening and reception in Lane Hall Gallery. Fran Antmann’s photographs, taken in Guatemala over a period from 2006 to 2017, evoke the life and culture of the indigenous communities that live along the shores of Lake Atitlán.
Save the dates for Sexual Harassment in the Academy: A Panel Discussion Series, featuring conversations and reflections on a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
This symposium brings together global scholars, activists, and media producers who address contemporary representations of LGBTQ people on television. How have queer images changed in the past ten years? What difference do new distribution channels -- YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime -- make to sexual diversity in shows? How does LGBTQ television content migrate around the globe? And what are the ongoing limits of queer representation?
NEW PRODUCTION CULTURES
4 - 5:30 PM
Aymar Jean Christian, Northwestern University
Eve Ng, Ohio University
Screening of documentary film that highlights the creative achievements of six Sub-Saharan African women in various intellectual and artistic fields. The director and producer will provide comments.
Research talk by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, Princeton University, and author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016).
This original play, written and directed, by Assistant Professor José Casas is inspired by a true-life event in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert near Yuma, AZ, resulting in 14 dying of dehydration.
Free Afro-Cuban Concert and Dance Party featuring Yissy García & Bandancha