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UM-DEARBORN NEWS - MARCH 2005

   

Elizabeth Bunn to lecture on "Free Markets Don't Come Cheap: Market Mythology and Women"

Elizabeth Bunn, secretary-treasurer of the United Auto Workers, will visit the University of Michigan-Dearborn to present "Free Markets Don't Come Cheap: Market Mythology and Women" from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 in Room 1030 of the campus's College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building. Full Story...

 

 

Chrysler exec, labor leader to speak at UM-Dearborn commencement ceremonies May 1

Chrysler executive vice president for product development Eric Ridenour and Mark Gaffney, president of the Michigan State AFL-CIO, will be the featured speakers at commencement ceremonies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on May 1. Full Story...

 

 

Algerian poet featured in writers series

Algerian writer Ahlam Mosteghanemi will read from her published works from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 in Room 1030 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Scholars to discuss Holocaust and Armenian genocide

Simon Payaslian, who holds the Kaloosdian/Mugar chair of Armenian Genocide Studies and Modern Armenian History at Clark University, and history Prof. Kenneth Waltzer, director of Jewish Studies at Michigan State University, will speak at the annual Holocaust and Armenian Genocide Commemoration at 10 a.m. Friday, April 8 in Kochoff Hall inside the University Center on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. Full Story...

 

 

Noted astronomer to give lecture at UM-Dearborn on April 5

Astrophysicist Donald York will give a free public lecture on "Galaxy Evolution: A Changing View from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 in Room 1030, CASL Building at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Scholar to discuss chivalry, World War I

Allen J. Frantzen, professor of English at Loyola University-Chicago, will present an illustrated lecture called "Knights of Love and War: Chivalry, Chaucer, and World War I" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday March 29 in Room 1030 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

'Slow Food' movement helps develop social and cultural capital, according to UM-Dearborn economist

Cooking from scratch with local ingredients might not only be a way to eat better. It could also be a way to build a social and political movement that is capable of resisting the dehumanizing effects of large-scale, commercial food production and the fast-food industry, according to Bruce Pietrykowski, associate professor of economics at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Author of The Holy Profane to discuss religion in black culture

Teresa Reed, associate professor of music at the University of Tulsa, will explore the tension between sacred and secular aspects of African American culture during her lecture "Jesus Walks, Rocks and Raps: God in the Devil's Music" at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 in Room 1030 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. Full Story...

 

 

 

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