Join the Center for Racial Justice for a workshop on decolonizing development with Farah Mahesri, part of our Racial Justice in Practice workshop series. Open to U-M students, faculty, staff, and community partners. In this interactive 3-hour session, we will collectively explore what a decolonized space or a decolonized approach for global development actually look like. How can we structure our organizations and our programs to draw to center more liberatory practices and help us radically re-imagine global development?
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series
The series, open to U-M students, faculty, and staff, is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Facilitated by faculty discussants Susan Page and Javed Ali, this session focuses on the need for diversity in one of the nation’s oldest government agencies.
An illustrious group of Michigan graduates from fields such as economics, education, political science, psychology, public policy, social work, sociology, and women’s studies will discuss past, present, and future research on issues related to gender, race, poverty, inequality, and economic mobility.
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture,
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
With refugee crises and related humanitarian issues at the center of so many national and global conversations, join us for the 2017 Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture with Dr. Nadina Christopoulou to learn how one network created a sanctuary for migrant and refugee women and their children.
The leaders of many of the most prestigious universities in the world will convene during the bicentennial year to discuss and debate the public mission - and the public's support - of research universities.
Panelists will discuss the treatment of minorities in several parts of the Muslim world, including the the movement towards decriminalizing homosexuals, the Qur’an’s position on sex/gender, and the history of human rights in the Muslim world. This event follows a lecture by the Nobel-prize winning human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi, who will participate in the panel discussion.
There are many discussions regarding the water crisis affecting our neighbors in Flint. The Ford School is putting together this panel discussion to help the local public engage in policy-focused dialogue from the perspectives of key Flint community members.
Come by the Ford School's Great Hall to watch journalist Bankole Thompson host a live broadcast of his radio program. Redline with Bankole Thompson is a public affairs program that airs weekdays 12-2pm ET on 910AM Super Station-Detroit hosted by journalist and Detroit News columnist Bankole Thompson.