General news

Hello SEASnation, 
Are you concerned about Enbridge Line 5's potentially catastrophic impact on the Great Lakes? 
Event Date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018,
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Speaker: Craig Manning, University of California, Los Angeles

Event Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018, 3:30 pm

EEB Umich alumna ('89) Sandra Steingraber will be giving a special lecture on about her new book, Silent Spring Revisited, and other environmental writings. This event is free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 1:00 pm

Is the Anthropocene a crisis, and if so, for whom? Furthermore, if the crisis is not "natural," but the result of human guilt based partly on hubris and partly on inadvertent intentionality, how should the humanistic performance of mea culpa be historicized in response to the "crisis?" In a situation where the distinction between human history and natural history has been destabilized, along what scale and in the name of what imprimatur should human agency be envisioned? Is agency even the appropriate category in this context?

Event Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018, 3:00 pm
The Postcolonial Interest Group will be workshopping three conference-length papers from our ENGL 799 course on Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic Literature. Lunch will be served; space is limited.
Event Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00 pm

On April 24, 2018, Changing the Global E-waste Cycle will bring together experts in sustainability, population health, policy, and design processes from U-M, other universities, and industry to explore the complex issues surrounding global production and transportation of electronic waste and its impact on vulnerable communities around the world. Rackham Amphitheatre, 8:30am - 5pm. Free, but registration required.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018,
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, March 28th, at 7pm, in Dana's 1st Floor Commons to witness your friends and colleagues showing off their best and most sustainable knacks, talents, and skills in the Dana building. Some sort of dinner food will be provided, with vegetarian / gluten free / vegan options.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

The UM SSW's Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP) is excited to invite you to "Healing Ourselves, Healing the World: A Weekend of Stories for Liberation with Aurora Levins Morales"! 

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:30 am to Sunday, March 25, 2018, 4:00 pm