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October 2016

International Affairs Expert – Robin Wright

October 13, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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$40

October 13, 2016 - International Affairs Expert - Robin Wright Robin Wright is an American foreign affairs analyst, journalist, and author. She has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for publications such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Time Magazine. She has been a fellow at several universities, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the U.S. Institute of Peace. Robin received the U.N. Correspondents Gold Medal, the National Magazine Award, and the…

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November 2016

The History of Film – Marc Lapadula

November 8, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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The History of Film - Marc Lapadula Marc Lapadula is a playwright, screenwriter, film producer, and university lecturer. His stage plays have been produced in the U.S. and in England. He produced Angel Passing, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won, among other awards, the grand prize at WorldFest Houston. Marc has taught screenwriting, playwriting, and film analysis at Johns Hopkins, the University of Pennsylvania (his alma mater), Columbia University, and Yale University. He led the Screenwriting Series…

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March 2017
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Tour of the Duderstadt Media Center

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Duderstadt Media Center, 2281 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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April 2017

Women in Advertising – Jean Kilbourne

April 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Jean Kilbourne is recognized around the world for her pioneering work on the image of women in advertising. In the late 1960s, she began her exploration of the connection between advertising and public health issues. She created the renowned film series Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women and authored the award-winning book Can't buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel. Jean received her BA in English from Wellesley College and a doctorate in education…

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May 2017

Waterman Annual Meeting

May 16 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Michigan Union – Parker Room, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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The Waterman Alumnae Group will hold its annual meeting prior to the final Town Hall Luncheon & Lecture of the season. It will be in the Parker Room of the Michigan Union starting at 10:15 am. At this meeting we will hear a review of the year by outgoing President Carolyn Tyson and elect our new Board members for the 2017-18 year. We encourage all Waterman members to attend.

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Inside India – Victoria Lautman

May 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Victoria Lautman is a freelance cultural journalist, writer, and lecturer. Her focus is on all forms of art and culture, from architecture and design to history and literature. She has a BA in anthropology and art history from the University of New Mexico and an MA in art history from George Washington University. She began her multifaceted career as an art historian at the Smithsonian Institution's renowned Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden. Victoria has written for dozens of international publications…

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October 2017

International Journalist and Media Consultant – Jim Laurie

October 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Jim Laurie is an American journalist and broadcaster. As director of the media consulting firm, Focus Asia Productions Ltd., Mr. Laurie divides his time between Hong Kong and Washington, DC. He was a global correspondent for ABC News and NBC News and is the winner of two Emmy Awards, a Peabody, and an Overseas Press Club Award. He has interviewed many historically influential Asian leaders including the Dalai Lama. Since 2004, Mr. Laurie has specialized in the development of global…

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November 2017
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Author and Literary Scholar – Elliot Engel

November 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Elliot Engel is an author, writer, and literary scholar. He has been a freelance lecturer on humanities topics for more than 30 years. Dr. Engel has written ten books published in England, Japan, and the United States, including A Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain, an edited collection of several of his well-known lectures. His mini-lecture series on Charles Dickens ran on PBS television stations across the country. He has lectured throughout the United States and on all…

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