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The Department of Communication and Media offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.


Ni une más

Friday, March 15, 2024
7:30-9:30 PM
Off Campus Location
A trailblazing world premiere production, Ni une más braids music, theatre, and dance to tell survivors’ stories of growing agency. From the tender “Te recuerdo” (I remember you) to the rumbling subway sounds of “Metro Asfixia;” from the ironic rap, “This Doesn’t Happen at Michigan,” to the foot-stomping chorus, “It’s Not My Fault,” this audience-engaging production is both mesmerizing and memorable.

Our production team – led by GRAMMY-nominated artistic director and composer Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra with award-winning journalists Ana Ávila and María Arce, and athlete Tad DeLuca – co-created new material for Ni une más with survivors. The title is based on a slogan used in many Latin American countries to stand up to domestic violence and femicide. As gender-based violence is a local and global health crisis, we move this often-silenced topic to the spotlight to transform trauma into healing power through the arts.

Ni une más was made possible by a grant from the Arts Initiative at the University of Michigan, and is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; the School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s Research Catalyst and Innovation Grant; The Institute for Research on Women and Gender; the CEW+ Frances & Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund; Communications & Media; Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center; Sociology; Bethlehem United Church of Christ; and Avalon Healing Center (Detroit).
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 423 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Cost: Free - Tickets Required
Event Type: Performance
Tags: Culture, Dance, Free, Interdisciplinary, Music, Social Impact, Theater, Well-being
Source: Happening @ Michigan from School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC), CEW+, Department of Sociology, Communication and Media, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Arts Initiative

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