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January 13

Thursday, January 13, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Helmut Stern Auditorium

In conjunction with the 2011 MLK Symposium "We the People... Realizing the Dream," Theary Seng, the founder and board president of the Cambodian Center for Justice and Reconciliation, and the founding director of CIVICUS: Center for Cambodian Civic Education, will give a talk about justice, peace, and reconciliation in Cambodia and MLK's legacy in advancing these values in Cambodia as well as across the globe.

This program is cosponsored by CSEAS, UMMA, the UM Law School, the Cambodia Law Project, the President's Advisory Board on Labor Standards and Human Rights, and the UM School of Public Health.

categories: Special Events



Thursday, January 13, 7 pm - 10 pm
Apse

Do you have an idea for a great story? The MothUP Student Story Slam is the place to share it. The theme for the evening is “Out of the Ordinary,” and was inspired by UMMA’s current exhibition, “Out of the Ordinary: Selections from the Bohlen Wood Art and Fusfeld Folk Art Collections,” on view through June 26, 2011. Here is how the story slam works: those in attendance are invited to put their names in a hat to be randomly selected to tell a story inspired by the evening’s theme. Throughout the evening, MothUP members will pull the names of 10 volunteer storytellers from the audience. Stories must be no longer than 5 minutes, told live and without notes. Have questions? What to volunteer? Send thoughts and questions to mothupaa@gmail.com. MothUP Ann Arbor is a student run organization that puts together live storytelling events inspired by The Moth (www.themoth.org).


This event is cosponsored by UMMA’s Student Programming and Advisory Board.


categories: Performing Arts, UM Student Programs