Disability activist Dessa Cosma came to the University of Michigan Museum of Art on Sunday to discuss the Japanese artist Mari Katayama, whose work is currently on display in the Irving Stenn Jr. Family Gallery at the UMMA until Jan. 26.
About 200 people attended the South Asian Awareness Network’s “Electrify” conference at the Michigan League on Saturday to discuss pressing social issues, create innovative solutions and understand existing movements for social change in various South Asian communities.
About 20 students participated in an anti-racism teach-in held on Saturday evening in the Michigan Union. Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs office organized the event, which was led by MESA Associate Director Krishna Han.
Following its official re-opening this week, the College of Literature, Science and the Arts hosted a “Homewarming” party to celebrate its new building additions, including a new second floor and additional, updated study spaces.
Roughly 1,200 students were in attendance for the event, which included Reggie the Campus Corgi, free food and Michigan gear for its attendees.
Student organizations, campus resources and local businesses set up more than 30 booths in the Central Campus Recreational Building on Thursday afternoon to represent different aspects of mental, physical and emotional health.
Mary Kamidoi, former treasurer of the Japanese American Citizens League Detroit chapter, spoke in Haven Hall Wednesday morning in association with American Culture 301: “A/PIA in the Civil Rights Movement.”
The Erb Institute, a collaboration between the Ross School of Business and the School for Environment and Sustainability, hosted an event on Wednesday night to discuss how businesses can promote sustainability in their work.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, gave a lecture on race and crime on Wednesday afternoon to about 150 attendees in Weiser Hall.