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The Department of Communication Studies 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.


Science Café Oil and Soil: The Forces of Climate Change

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
5:30-7:30 PM
Off Campus Location
The politics of oil, water, and food production are deeply intertwined with human-caused climate change and political upheaval, especially in the Middle East. Join us as we explore and discuss some of the details with Jennifer Blesh, for U-M School for the Environment and Sustainability and Juan Cole, Professor of History and Director for U-M Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies.

Science Cafés provide an opportunity for audiences to discuss current science topics with experts in an informal setting. Hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m.; program 6:00-7:30 p.m. Seating is limited - come early.

Sponsored by Science for the People and MC²: Michigan & the Climate Crisis which is presented in conjunction with the Bicentennial LSA Theme Semester.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: At Conor O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub, 318 South Main Street, Ann Arbor
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Bicentennial, Lecture, Museum, Science, umich200
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Museum of Natural History, LSA Honors Program, LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester, Department of Chemistry, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Bicentennial Office, Department of English Language and Literature, Communication Studies, Ross School of Business, Department of History, Department of Anthropology, SNRE Events, Asian Languages and Cultures, Michigan Engineering, Science, Technology & Society, Department of American Culture, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of Physics, Graham Sustainability Institute, School of Natural Resources and Environment, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rackham Graduate School

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