Southside Buddhist: Essays by Ira Sukrungruang will be the featured selection for NMU's 2020 Diversity Common Reader Program (DCRP). Students can obtain free copies at the start of the winter semester at the Multicultural Education and Resource Center in C.B. Hedgcock. Faculty members are encouraged to incorporate the text into a class, organize an event related to the book or facilitate a book discussion.
Arts and Culture
Nov. 6, 2019 —
The next Visiting Writers Program event at Northern Michigan University will feature an interactive augmented and virtual reality installation comprised of poetry, documentary video and sound. Jen Scappettone and Judd Morrissey will speak about their project, Lament; Or, The Mine Has Been Opened Up Well, which is based on research in the Copper Country. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Northern Center.
The Northern Michigan University Music Department presents the next concert in the faculty chamber music program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 in Reynolds Recital Hall. This piano and strings performance will feature NMU faculty Barbara Rhyneer on violin and Nancy Zimmerman on piano, along with local cellist Anne Perket.
An exhibition that symbolizes the story of millions of refugees worldwide will open Friday, Aug. 30, at Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum. Israeli artist Orna Ben-Ami will give a talk at 6 p.m. An opening reception for her "Entire Life in a Package" exhibit will follow from 7-9 p.m.
After a year-long hiatus, the One Book One Community program is making its comeback with a new name and new partner. Two Books Two Communities expands the 13-year program with two book selections—both about the Great Lakes—and a variety of events being held in both Marquette and Munising.