Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 12

Wednesday, November 13

  • 12:00pm

    The Medieval Lunch Series is an informal program for sharing works-in-progress and fostering community among medievalists at the University of Michigan. Faculty and graduate students from across disciplines participate, sharing their research and discussing ongoing projects. Presenters typically speak for approximately 30 minutes, leaving 10-15 minutes for Q&A. More Info


  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Acoustic music jam at the Ypsi Alehouse, hosted by the Pittsfield Open Band. Come bring your instrument and share tunes with other contra dance musicians from the Southeast Michigan area. All skill levels and instruments welcome.  Bring your Ruffwater Fakebook, the Portland Collection volumes, & the Waltz Books if you have them.  

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Matthew Riemer, co-author of We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation, uses imagery and narrative culled from years of research to examine how the struggles and triumphs of the queer past can inform the present with an eye toward a more liberated future. Matthew Riemer co-wrote We Are Everywhere with his husband Leighton Brown.  This event includes a signing with books for sale.

Thursday, November 14

  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Lioness presents the untold story of the first group of women soldiers in US history to be sent into direct ground combat, in violation of official policy. Documentary followed by discussion by Cassie Michael: U-M student, Marine veteran and participant the Lioness program.  More info.

  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco as they organize a groundbreaking international lawsuit and fight a “pact of forgetting” around the crimes they suffered. More info.

  • 6:30pm - 8:45pm

    Smell beautiful natural extracts used in mummification that are also used in luxury perfumes. “Simulacra of Mummy”, a perfume inspired by the smell of mummies at the U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, will also be experienced at this Smell & Tell program presented by Michelle Krell Kydd. 

  • 7:00pm

    Internationally acclaimed artist Tina Aufiero will be the 46th Guest Artist Pavilion Project (GAPP) artist in residence at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA). An artist and educator, Aufiero will share her artistic practice in relation to glass as a material in her design and art practices during her free lecture.

Friday, November 15

Saturday, November 16

Sunday, November 17

Tuesday, November 19

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Kabuki, a 400-year old Japanese form of theater, is known for its fantastically colorful stage, dramatic stories, and utterly beautiful men and women played by an all male cast. Mr. Nakamura​ will introduce the basics of male and female acting in kabuki and talk about his own path to become an accomplished actor. The audience will also begin their kabuki performance training, copying Nakamura's movements in an interactive call and response.  More Information.

Thursday, November 21

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