Matthew Countryman Will Speak at the University of Iowa’s Obermann Center for Advanced Studies


Reposted from the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies’ news feed. Panel Discussion: Monday, March 10 4:00-5:30pm, 304 EPB A recent New York Times Opinion piece by Nicholas Kristof—“Professors, We Need You!” inspired national debate about the status of “public intellectuals.” The Obermann Center continues the conversation on March 10, 2014 with the next two speakers […]

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Event, From Martin Luther King to Tupac Shakur


From Martin Luther King to Tupac Shakur: Implications of hip hop for graduate education, engaged pedagogy and public scholarship Derrick P. Alridge, Professor of Social Foundations of Education, University of Virginia, will explore ways of infusing hip hop into the classroom and the scholarship of graduate students as a means of developing justice-oriented citizens who […]

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The 2013 Arts of Citizenship Institute for Social Change


An Exciting Summer Opportunity for Rackham Students Join a community of graduate students from various disciplines for an intensive four-day institute sponsored by Rackham Graduate School that explores the practical and conceptual dimensions of public scholarship, community-based research, and social innovation. Do you want to learn how scholarly knowledge and skills in the arts, design, […]

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Exhibit Opening November 16, 6-8pm


I am pleased to announce an opening reception for two new exhibitions at the U-M Museum of Natural History on Friday, November 16 from 6-8 p.m.  These exhibitions explore issues of race in our community and provide a local counterpoint to a nationally traveling exhibit on race coming to the Museum in early 2013. Congratulations […]

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Join Arts of Citizenship at Living the Legacy in the D

Living the Legacy in the D: A Tribute to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial at the U-M Detroit Center

On Friday, June 22, 2012, join Arts of Citizenship graduate intern, Jina Kim, and faculty director, Matthew Countryman, for an opening reception and discussion organized in conjunction with the exhibition, Living the Legacy in the D: A Tribute to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial at the U-M Detroit Center.

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