Exciting Semester of Events at the Institute For Detroit Studies

detroit-studiesPlease see the following list of events at the Institute for Detroit Studies this semester.  We look forward to seeing you at these opportunities to engage in critical thinking and dialogue in and about Detroit.

Brown Bag Lunch
Bring your lunch to LA 241 from 11:45-1:15 and engage with cutting edge research and practice in Detroit.  Better yet, encourage your students to come!

October 10th, 2013
Michael Sabbagh, MA
Wayne State University and founding editor of Critical Moment

Social Justice Journalism in Detroit

November 18th, 2013
Brandon Ward, Ph.D. Candidate, Purdue University
Roots of Environmental Justice: Race, Labor, and the Landscape of the Urban Crisis in Detroit

Defining Detroit Series, October 10, 2013, 7:30 pm
As part of Marygrove College’s Defining Detroit series.  Prof. Melba Joyce Boyd and Prof. Frank Rashid will present a joint presentation on Robert Hayden and Dudley Randall.  Film clips and bio-critical discussion of the Detroit writers will trace the relationship between their lives and their writings. 7:30 pm, Marygrove College Theatre, 8425 West McNichols, Detroit. Free and open to the public.  Call 313-927-1383 for information.

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