Collaborators will describe book project on opera

Artist Kim Anno and poet Anne Carson will discuss their
collaboration on a book project at noon today in the Osterman
Common Room of the Rackham building. The book, which incorporates
Anno’s art with Carson’s interpretation of a
hypothetical opera, is called “The Mirror of Simple
Souls.”

Anno, who originally taught at the California College of the
Arts, is in residence as the Paula and Edwin Sidman Fellow in the
Arts.

Carson is a professor of classics, comparative literature and
English. The Institute for the Humanities will sponsor this
event.

Campus, city to discuss Detroit public schools

The Brown v. Board of Education Initiative will present the
student film “Past, Present and Future” at 7 p.m. today
in the Anderson Room of the Michigan Union. The film is part of a
conversation with parents, students, teachers and alumni on the
topic of the Detroit Public Schools. Refreshments will be
provided.

CEO to address digital technology

The College of Engineering will sponsor Intel Corp. Chief
Executive Officer Craig Barrett to speak tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the
Dorothy L. and Harry E. Chesebrough Auditorium in the Chrysler
Center. He will discuss the influence of digital technology on
organizations and individuals and also review opportunities for
technological advancements. The event is part of the annual Goff
Smith Lecture program.

Barrett will also receive the Goff Smith Prize, the
University’s highest external award for achievements in
science and engineering.

Former Detroit mayor to discuss public service

American Bar Association President Dennis Archer will speak as
part of the 2004 Citigroup Lecture tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the
Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union. The title of Archer’s
speech is “Why Public Service Matters.” Archer, who
served as mayor of Detroit from 1994 to 2001, worked on initiatives
to develop businesses and reform government. He also practices law
in Detroit.

A reception in the Wolverine Room of the Union will follow the
lecture.

Symposium to conclude Brown theme semester

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Brown v. Board of
Education themed semester classes will present their research in a
multimedia symposium Thursday at 3 p.m. in the first floor Ballroom
of Haven Hall.

Featured projects will include maps of urban school busing,
audio documentaries on the history of blacks in radio broadcasting
and an oral history of Jones School, a predominantly black
elementary school that was closed in a 1965 district integration
plan in Ann Arbor.

Journalists to discuss Middle East coverage

Middle Eastern and American journalists will compare coverage of
suicide bombings and the capture of Saddam Hussein on Thursday at
7:30 p.m. in the Rackham Amphitheatre. The panel includes Yavuz
Baydar, of the Milliyet Daily Ombudsman from Istanbul, Turkey and
Washington correspondent Nathan Guttman from Haareetz, an Israeli
newspaper.

Lawrence Pintak, the Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professor of
Journalism, and Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows Fatih Turkmenoglu
and Salwa Kanaana will also speak.

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Jean & Samuel
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies will sponsor this event.

Speakers discuss entertainment law

Attorney Howard Hertz and University of Detroit Mercy law Prof.
Howard Abrams will speak to students about how to prepare for a
career in entertainment law and what to expect on the job Thursday
at 6 p.m. in room 150 of Hutchins Hall. Hertz represents Eminem,
Marilyn Manson, George Clinton and others. Abrams is a professor of
entertainment and copyright law.

 

—Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Mona Rafeeq

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