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DISPLACED CHILDREN in an UNCERTAIN WORLD

Elizabeth Goodenough, Instructor
Monday, February 11, 2019
6:30-8:00 PM
1423 East Quadrangle Map
Hear global experts from Switzerland, Uganda, Israel, South Africa, Serbia and England report on their views and share their stories about contemporary challenges facing children. Speakers include anthropologists, historians, journalists, poets, documentary filmmakers, immigration lawyers, visual and performing artists.

JAN 9 Identity Shock: Folktale, Truth, News with Elizabeth Goodenough
JAN 14 Child Soldiering and the Post-War Imagination with Jacqueline Adongo, Dave Ngendo Tshimba, Derek Peterson and Pamela Reynolds
JAN 16 Ethnography, Fiction, and Understanding the Child with Pamela Reynolds
JAN 23 Homeless Minors, Unaccompanied Migrants: Their Stories, Drawings, Voices with Caroline Smith and Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel
JAN 24 Enrichment Master Class in Writing Skills (4:00 – 5:30 pm) with Caroline Smith and Peggy Ellsberg
JAN 28 Kids as a Cynic Tool of War: A Rare Look from Within with Itai Anghel
JAN 30 Growing Up in Combat Zones and on Garbage Dumps with Andrew Pawuk and Jugo Kapetanovic
FEB 4 Rights of Immigrant Children and their Families with Ruby Robinson and Jason Eyster
FEB 6 Hospitalization and the Dying Child with Stephanie Warburg and Leanne Chadwick
FEB 11 Global Media and Childhood Sustainability: Ethics, Facts, Figures with Roland Schatz
FEB 13 Visual Narrations: From Journalistic Photography to Abstract Depictions with David Choberka
FEB 18 Foster Care and Orphans of War with Mark Jonathan Harris
FEB 20 The Making of “Buzkashi Boys” and “In-Justice” with Sam French
FEB 25 Victim/Persecutor with Gillian Eaton
FEB 27 Juvenile Detention, Incarceration, and “Zero Tolerance” with Heather Thompson, Janie Paul and Gil Leaf

PARTICIPATING EXPERTS
Itai Anghel, Israeli correspondent, Knight-Wallace Fellow 2018-19; Jacqueline Adongo, Makerere University, Uganda, UMAPS Fellow 2018-19; Leanne Chadwick, Animal-Assisted Therapist, Mott Children’s Hospital; David Choberka, PhD, Andrew W. Mellon Manager of Outreach, U-M Museum of Art; Gillian Eaton, Prof. U-M School of Theatre, Music and Dance; Peggy Ellsberg, Prof. Barnard College; James Perry Eyster, Attorney; Sam French, Oscar-nominated Filmmaker; Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel, U-M Lecturer, Founder and Director, Telling It!; Mark Jonathan Harris, Prof. of Cinematic Arts, U of Southern California, Oscar-winning Writer/Director; Jugo Kapetanovic, Documentary Filmmaker; James G. Leaf, PhD, Co-Founder, Community Link Foundation; Janie Paul, Arthur F. Thurnau Prof. Emerita, U-M School of Art & Design; Andrew Pawuk, VP of Operations, International Samaritan; Derek Peterson, U-M Prof. of History and African Studies, MacArthur Fellow; Pamela Reynolds, Prof. Emerita Childhood Anthropology, Univ. of Capetown; Ruby Robinson, Managing Attorney, Michigan Immigration Center; Roland Schatz, CEO, Media Tenor International, Senior Advisor to UN Secretary General; Caroline Smith, London Caseworker, Finalist, Ted Hughes Award, The Immigration Handbook; Heather Ann Thompson, U-M Professor of History, Pulitzer Prize, Blood in the Water; Dave N. Tshimba, Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda, UMAPS Fellow 2018-19; Stephanie Warburg, Founder, Max Warburg Courage Curriculum, Boston
Building: East Quadrangle
Event Type: Class / Instruction
Tags: Children
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Residential College
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