Past Events: 2010


Feb. 9, 2010

2Tuesday Lecture Series
Design for the Planet’s Poor

Presenter: Thomas Fisher, Professor and Dean, College of Design


Feb. 17, 2010

African Harambee Dinner and African Drumming
Organized by the Global Studies Student Association


Feb. 23 - Mar. 25, 2010

Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration project, including a symposium, Global Policy - Local Action
Organized by the Dept. of Art with many University and local partners


Mar. 6, 2010

International Women’s Day Celebration
Organized by the Advocates for Human Rights and the Human Rights Program at the U of M


Mar. 9, 2010

2Tuesday Lecture Series
Democracy, Corruption, and Neo-Liberalism in Tanzania

Presenter: Ron Aminzade, Professor, College of Liberal Arts


Mar. 15, 2010

Reverse Thread Concert by Regina Carter
Presented by Northrop Concerts & Lectures


Mar. 26, 2010

A Walk through the Great Pyramids of Egypt
Organized by Small World Coffee Hour, ISSS


Apr. 5, 2010

International Connections: Education in Somalia
Organized by the College of Education & Human Dev.


Apr. 13, 2010

2Tuesday Lecture Series
Water Issues in the Mekong River Basin

Presenter: Karlyn Eckman, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Senior Research Associate, Water Resources Center


Apr. 13, 2010

Engineers Without Borders Documentary Premiere
Organized by the Institute on the Environment


Apr. 28, 2010

Water for Peace: Bringing Clean Drinking Water and Friendship to Students in Iraq
Organized by the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project


Apr. 28 - May 1, 2010

Marimba 2010 Int’l Festival and Conference
Organized by the School of Music with many University and local partners


Apr. 29, 2010

Dance performance by Nora Chipaumire
Presented by Northrop Concerts & Lectures


May 11, 2010

2Tuesday Lecture Series
The Mississippi River: Icon and Opportunity

Presenter: Pat Nunnally, Coordinator, River Life, Institute on the Environment


Sep. 4, 2010

Welcome Week: Mississippi River, Urban Wilderness
Organized by Institute on the Environment and the Global Spotlight


Oct. 8 - 9, 2010

African Literature Conference featuring influential writers from today’s Africa
Organized by Books for Africa, Global Spotlight, Dept. of English, and other University partners


Oct. 12, 2010

2Tuesday Lecture Series
Support for HIV-Infected Patients in Rural Ethiopian Villages and Reducing Loss to Follow-up in Medical Care Settings

Presenter: Alan Lifson, Professor, School of Public Health


Oct. 25, 2010

Poetry Reading, Ingrid de Kok, Univ. of Cape Town
Organized by the Dept. of English and the Global Spotlight


Nov. 5 - 20, 2010

Ousmane Sembène Film Festival
Organized by the Walker Art Museum, Global Spotlight, and the Dept. of English


Nov. 9, 2010

2Tuesday Lecture Series
The Other Inconvenient Truth: The Global Crisis in Food Security and the Environment

Presenter: Jonathan Foley, Director, Institute on the Environment


Nov. 11 - 13, 2010

Experiments on Rivers: The Consequences of Dams Conference
Organized by the Institute for Advanced Study, Institute on the Environment, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, and other University and community partners

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