As a student at the University of Michigan, 2008 alum Aisa Villarosa fell in love with the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program — housed in the American Culture Department — because it allowed her to learn about other cultures and her own heritage; she learned lessons she hadn’t been exposed to growing up in the majority-white suburbs of Detroit.
She said she owes this great experience in A/PIA Studies to faculty members, including longtime Lecturer Emily Lawsin. Lawsin has been teaching at the University since 2000.
On this week's episode of The Daily Weekly, Maya talks to Ian Robinson, the president of the Lecturers Employee Organization, about LEO's decision not to strike earlier this week, as well as their continued bargaining with the University.
On this week’s episode of The Daily Weekly, Colin Beresford discusses the Lecturers’ Employee Union’s decision to strike if the University does not meet their demands by Monday. Maya Goldman interviews The Michigan Daily’s Basketball Beat about their coverage of the Michigan Men’s Basketball season, primarily March Madness, which wrapped up this week — Michigan coming in second, after losing to Villanova in the Championship. And Jennifer Meer talks to Maya about her Statement Lead this week on an American Accent workshop at the University.
In an ivy-covered building hidden in the depths of the medical campus, a big wooden table sits in the center of a small blue room. At the head of the table sits Senior Speech-Language Pathologist Gordon Krainen, who leads a workshop titled “Speaking American English: A Communication Skills Workshop for English Language Learners.” Surrounding him are five participants from across the world, and with Krainen’s help, they’re all trying to master the American accent.
Be careful where you put your Zingerman’s sandwich this summer — you might just watch it get carried away by a group of children and their human-sized ant leader.
Tuesday, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival announced the 2018 month-long event would include performances by eVenti Verticali’s 2-D and 3-D show “Wanted,” as well as Australia’s Polyglot Theatre production of Ants.