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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-06-06 01:26 PM
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MI Oct 2006 events
Edited on Wed Sep-06-06 01:34 PM by lwfern
9/11: Five Years & Beyond is a series of commemorative and contemplative events on the past, present, and future taking place this fall at the University of Detroit Mercy.

Tuesday, October 3
Discussion Panel: Is preemptive war ever justified?
Professors Andrew Moore and Gail Presbey
12:45pm, Fountain Lounge

Wednesday, October 11
Film: "Why We Fight"
7pm, Quad Commons

Tuesday, October 17
Discussion Panel: When does national security trump civil liberties?
Professors David Koelsch and Prasad Venugopal
12:45pm, Fountain Lounge

Thursday, October 19
Keynote Speaker: Juan Cole
Professor of History, University of Michigan
"Successes and Failures in the War on Terror"
7pm, Student Ballroom

Thursday, October 26
Film: "Daughters of Afghanistan"
7pm, Quad Commons

"9/11: Five Years & Beyond" is sponsored by the Student Programming Board, the Office of the President, the Office of the Vice President & Provost, the University Honors Program, the Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive, University Libraries and the Instructional Design Studio, the Women's Studies Program, the Department of Philosophy, Dr. Beth Oljar, the Leadership Development Institute, International Services, and Student Life, in partnership with the Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus, the Sisters of Saint Joseph, the Palestine Office, and the Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network. web: www.udmercy.edu/news_events/911
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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 01:05 PM
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1. tons more oct events
Oct 9-10 9:30 - 4:30 p.m. "Spirit & Struggle: Feeding Our Souls for Compassionate Social Justice Work"
Leaven Center provides two-day workshop for activists, artists, teachers, students, social
service providers, religious leaders, etc. who are concerned about the need for profound
renewal among agents for compassionate social change. Workshop leaders include:
Southern freedom movement activist Vincent Harding and Valdina Pinto, an environmental
justice, anti-racism educator from Brazil. Located in Lyons, Michigan. Cost: $215. Lodging
available for additional $35/night. Event is gender inclusive. For more information call:
989-855-2606 or 989-855-2277

Oct 10 7 p.m. REPORT ON PEACE JAM CONFERENCE This conference featured 10 Nobel Peace
Laureates, including the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Tutu, Oscar Araias. Part of Citizens for
Peace meet at Unity of Livonia. Call: 734-425-0079

Oct 12 7:30 p.m. MY COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY Film Discussion. An extraordinary portrait of Iraqis
living under the American occupation. Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois, Ferndale,
Sponsored by Peace Action of Michigan. Call: 248-548-3920.

Oct 13 7 p.m. FILM: ABANDONED. This film looks at the severe personal impact of detention and
deportation policies of recent immigration laws. Madonna University (I-96 & Levan)
Donation: $5. Call: 734-425-0079 Sponsored by Citizens for Peacre and Madonna University.

Oct 13 6:30 p.m. DOCUMENTARY FILMS ON VENEZUELA. International Institute, 111 E. Kirby,
Detroit. Call: 313-871-8600 Sponsored by International Institute, Justice for Cuba Coalition,
and Latinos Unidos de Michigan

Oct 13 7 p.m. DAVID ROVICS IN CONCERT. Rovics, a highly acclaimed peace movement artist,
will be performing on behalf of Peace Action at the Ferndale United Methodist Church,
22331 Woodward (S. of 9 Mile) $10 tickets at the door only. Call Bill Meyer: 313-207-3904.

Oct 14 3 p.m. VOTERS PEACE MARCH. Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship and Education Project
and the Troy Community Peace Group join together to hold this march on Woodward
Avenue at the corner of Maple Road in Birmingham. Goal: encourage citizens to vote for
candidates who support peace. Contact: Rich Feldman: 248-225-8037.

Oct 14: Women in Black March, Royal Oak. Meet at the Royal Oak library on 11 Mile near Main St. Please wear black and be silent.

Sunday, October 15, 3:00pm
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH
at the Birmingham Unitarian Church, Woodward @ Lone Pine R.
FREE ADMISSION - refreshments
An Inconvenient Truth, offers a look at one man's fervent crusade to halt global warming's deadly progress in its tracks by exposing myths and misconceptions that surround it.

Oct 17 7 p.m. FILM: IRAQ FOR SALE: THE WAR PROFITEERS. This searing indictment takes us
inside the lives of sodiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed
forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction of Iraq. St. John's Episcopal
Church, Woodward at 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak. $5 donation. MCHR: 313-579-9071.

October 19-21, 2006
28th Annual North American Labor History Conference
"Technology, Environment and Work"
McGregor Conference Center, WSU

Oct 20-22 GREAT LAKES BIONEERS DETROIT CONFERENCE. Organized by a coalition of nonprofit
groups, this conference joins us at the crossroads of ecology and social justice. Topics to
be covered include: Restoring Our Ecosystems, Organic Food, Teaching Sustainability,
and Social Entrepreneurship and Green Business. www.sustainabledetroit.org/bioneers

Oct 26 7:30 p.m. A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE ON THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT. Kenneth
Knoppow, a Southfield attorney, has been working for Israeli-Palestinian peace for almost
three decades. He coordinated the creation of the Jewish Coalition for Peace and has
dialogued and debated with people from very different perspectives. Sponsored by
Pointes for Peace at the Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church, 17150 Maumee, Grosse Pointe.

Oct 27 7 p.m. Film: IRAQ FOR SALE; THE WAR PROFITEERS. This searing indictment takes us
inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed
forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction of Iraq. Madonna University,
(I-96 & Levan). Call: 734-425-0079. Sponsored by Citizens for Peace & Madonna Unversity.
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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 02:30 PM
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2. oops, forgot a couple
Saturday, October 14th 7:30 PM
Benefit Concert for Church of the Holy City *(see below for details about this church)
At the Royal Oak Womens Club
404 S. Pleasant St. (corner of Fourth)
Featuring:
Julie Beutel
Charley Gehringer
Terry Gonda
The Satin Dolls
And a few other surprise guests!
Advance tickets recommended, as Seating is limited!
For tickets or directions, call 248-585-4187 or 248-546-7583
15$ adults 5$ kids under 16
See you There!
*


SUNDAY, OCT. 15 6:30 pm
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR NICARAGUA PROJECT
Featuring Julie Beutel & Bob O'Brien together!
AT THE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH
4001 ANN ARBOR-SALINE RD.
$10 Advanced
$15 at door
$5 kids
-Post-concert meet-the-performers party with food:
$35 advanced
$40 at door

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bif Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 09:21 AM
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3. Women In Black
This Saturday. I'm pretty sure it's at 11 and Woodward in Royal Oak. Noon.
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