2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR

Events on this calendar are subject to change without notice. 

FEBRUARY 2018

FEBRUARY 1-28
Rhythms and Experiences: Everyday Life in 19th-century Japanese Prints, an art exhibition curated by UM-Flint associate professor of art history, Sarah Lippert, PhD. Exhibit open through April 15, 2018.
Time: M-F, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.; SAT 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; SUN 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Contact: flintarts.org or 810.234.1695

FEBRUARY 2
Faculty Recital
presented by UM-Flint Music. Free admission.
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: 164 FH
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

FEBRUARY 2​
The Fantasticks
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Come enjoy a performance of the longest running musical of all time! It's a funny and romantic story about a boy, a girl, and their parents who try to keep them apart. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

FEBRUARY 3​
The Fantasticks
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Come enjoy a performance of the longest running musical of all time! It's a funny and romantic story about a boy, a girl, and their parents who try to keep them apart. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

FEBRUARY 4
Africa Week Special Service, Reception, and Dance
featuring Angels in Motion. All are welcome!
Time: 10 a.m. service; 11:30 a.m. reception and dance
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Contact: umflint.edu/africana or 810.762.3353

FEBRUARY 4​
The Fantasticks
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Come enjoy a performance of the longest running musical of all time! It's a funny and romantic story about a boy, a girl, and their parents who try to keep them apart. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

FEBRUARY 5
Africa Week Exhibit on African Architecture
presented by Africana Studies and the African Students Association.
Time: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. (drop in)
Location: UCEN Happenings Room
Contact: umflint.edu/africana or 810.762.3353

FEBRUARY 6
Africa Week Lunch & Lecture
with Professor Dorceta E. Taylor, Crowfoot Collegiate Professor of Environmental Justice and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at UM-Ann Arbor. Registration is required to attend.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: UCEN Michigan Rooms
Contact: umflint.edu/africana or 810.762.3353

FEBRUARY 7
Africa Week presentation on Even Ensler
and her work on violence against women in the Congo, followed by a discussion. Free and open to all.
Contact: umflint.edu/africana or 810.762.3353

FEBRUARY 7
Let the Church Say Amen
 - a film screening presented by the Wyatt Exploration Program and the UM-Flint History Department.
Time: 6 p.m. 
Location: TBD
Contact: umflint.edu/history or 810.762.3366

FEBRUARY 8
20th Anniversary Vagina Monologues
at UM-Flint--a play by award-winning playwright Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day, a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. Reception to follow performance.
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: 810.766.6606

FEBRUARY 9
Degree Works Student Planner training sessions
for CAS faculty and staff. Registration required.
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: LIB 225
Contact: umflint.edu/cas/fridays-success

FEBRUARY 10
Africa Week presents Storytime at Totem Books
. Join us for children's tales from Africa, a craft, and shared snack.
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Totem Books, 620 W. Court St., Flint
Contact: umflint.edu/africana or 810.762.3353

FEBRUARY 12
Marx in Soho
 presented by UM-Flint Political Science. Enjoy a captivating analysis by Bob Weick, as Karl Marx returns for one night to Free and open to the campus and community.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: UCEN Kiva (1st floor University Center)
Contact: 810.762.3470

FEBRUARY 13
Winter Career Fair
. Meet with recruiters, network, and find professional opportunities. Visit umflint.edu/careers for full details and tips for those attending.
Time: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Riverfront Center
Contact: umflint.edu/careers or 810.424.5450

FEBRUARY 14
Coffee & Conversation with UM-Flint Political Science
. Topics: Health Care Policy and Immigration. Refreshments will be served. Bring a friend (or even your valentine), along with your questions and comments. Open to all.
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.
Location: 350 French Hall
Contact: umflint.edu/polsci

FEBRUARY 14
Step Afrika
presented in celebration of Black History Month and sponsored by the Intercultural Center, Campus Activities Board, Student Involvement & Leadership. #MoreThanADay.
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: intercultural@umflint.edu or umflint.edu/ICC

FEBRUARY 16
Phi Beta Sigma Stroll-Off. 
#MoreThanADay
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: intercultural@umflint.edu or umflint.edu/ICC

FEBRUARY 19 
Future Educator Open House
- come to campus and experience how we are preparing future educators! Learn about our place-based and urban approach to teacher preparation, sit in on a class, take a tour of campus, meet education faculty, students, and alumni! Open to high school advisors and students. Maps and parking/driving directions available at maps.umflint.edu
Time: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (registration 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
Location: UM-Flint University Center (registration 1st floor lobby)
Contact: umflint.edu/teach (RSVP required)

FEBRUARY 19
Make Music on Presidents' Day
with UM-Flint Music.

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint
Contact: Contact: 810.762.3377 or umflint.edu/music

FEBRUARY 21
B.L.A.C.K. Poetry Slam
sponsored by the Intercultural Center and the UM-Flint Block Club. #MoreThanADay
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: 161 French Hall
Contact: intercultural@umflint.edu or umflint.edu/ICC

FEBRUARY 21
Chamber Singers and Wind Symphony Mid-Semester Concert
presented by UM-Flint Music. 
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Matthew Catholic Church, 706 Beach St., Flint
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

FEBRUARY 23
Breakfast at Kuzzo's, visit to Motown Museum & Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. 
#MoreThanADay
Time: 7:40 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location: Detroit, MI
Contact: intercultural@umflint.edu or umflint.edu/ICC

MARCH 2018

MARCH 1-31
Rhythms and Experiences: Everyday Life in 19th-century Japanese Prints
, an art exhibition curated by UM-Flint associate professor of art history, Sarah Lippert, PhD. Exhibit open through April 15, 2018.
Time: M-F, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.; SAT 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; SUN 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Contact: flintarts.org or 810.234.1695

MARCH 5
Anthropology Talk:
"Black Beans, White Rice: On the 'Civilization' and Racialization of Table Manners in Brazil" with Jonathan DeVore, Research Associate at the Global South Studies Center at the University of Cologne, Germany. Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice; the Anthropology Club; Department of Africana Studies; and the International and Global Studies Program.
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: 161 French Hall
Contact: dbirchok@umflint.edu

MARCH 6
Effective Communication and Entrepreneurialism
presented by the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences. Join us for an interactive conversation between a CAS faculty member and a local entrepreneur.
Time: 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Flint Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Contact: umflint.edu/cas/LLE or 810.762.3234 

MARCH 9
15th Annual History Quiz Night
. Join us for food, prizes, trivia, and fun! Winning team members will receive a grand prize. Registration required.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: The Fox (2nd floor), 1341 S. Center Rd., Burton
Contact: UM-Flint History Dept. at 810.762.3366

MARCH 10
Skills Beyond the Bench:
How to Advance Your Career in Industry. A networking event open to all future scientists. Includes a panel discussion with speakers representing different companies and different career stages. They will discuss the skills beyond basic chemistry they found helpful both to get their job and advance through their careers. Cost to attend is $5; registration deadline is March 5. Event includes lunch, discussion, and a Coffee & Cookies networking session. Co-sponsored by the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, the UM-Flint Career Center, and the American Chemical Society.
Time: 12 - 4 p.m.
Location: UCEN Michigan Rooms
Contact: 810.762.3275
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MARCH 14
B.L.A.C.K. Monologues and Unity Reception.
Sponsored by the Intercultural Center, Student Involvement and Leadership, Block Club, and BSU. #MoreThanADay
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Northbank Center Ballroom
Contact: intercultural@umflint.edu or umflint.edu/ICC

MARCH 15
Interning with the Government / Non-Profits
, presented by the UM-Flint Career Center. Are you interested in a career with the Federal or State government? Are you interested in a career of service within your community. Join us as guests provide insider information about researching and applying for jobs and internships in the public and non-profit sectors. Click to reserve your spot.
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: UCEN Happenings Room
Contact: umflint.edu/careers or 810.424.5450

MARCH 21
Faculty Voice Recital
with UM-Flint Music. Free admission.
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: UM-Flint Recital Hall, 164 French Hall
Contact: 810.762.3377 or umflint.edu/music

MARCH 23
Lend Me a Tenor
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Join us for this classic comedy directed by William Irwin. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

MARCH 24
Lend Me a Tenor
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Join us for this classic comedy directed by William Irwin. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

MARCH 25
Lend Me a Tenor
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Join us for this classic comedy directed by William Irwin. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

MARCH 28
Chamber Strings
presented by UM-Flint Music. Free admission.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: 164 French Hall
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

MARCH 30
Lend Me a Tenor
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Join us for this classic comedy directed by William Irwin. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

MARCH 31
Lend Me a Tenor
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Join us for this classic comedy directed by William Irwin. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

 

APRIL 2018

APRIL 1-15
Rhythms and Experiences: Everyday Life in 19th-century Japanese Prints
, an art exhibition curated by UM-Flint associate professor of art history Sarah Lippert, PhD.
Time: M-F, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.; SAT 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; SUN 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Contact: flintarts.org or 810.234.1695

APRIL 3
Reflection and Entrepreneurialism
presented by the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences. Join us for an interactive conversation between a CAS faculty member and a local entrepreneur.
Time: 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Flint Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Contact: umflint.edu/cas/LLE or 810.762.3234 

APRIL 4
Jazz Ensemble Concert
presented by UM-Flint Music.
Time: 7:30 p.m. 
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

APRIL 5
Wind Symphony Concert
presented by UM-Flint Music.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

APRIL 8
Vocal Arts Concert -- Chamber Singers and University Chorale.
Presented by UM-Flint Music.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 746 S. Saginaw St., Flint
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

APRIL 13
Chamber Music Concert
presented by UM-Flint Music. Free admission.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Recital Hall, 164 French Hall
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

APRIL 13
Spring Dance Concert
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Enjoy thought-provoking dances that are artistic, experimental and community driven. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

APRIL 14
Spring Dance Concert
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Enjoy thought-provoking dances that are artistic, experimental and community driven. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

APRIL 15
Spring Dance Concert
 presented by UM-Flint Theatre & Dance. Enjoy thought-provoking dances that are artistic, experimental and community driven. Tickets at tickets.thewhiting.com.
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
​Contact: umflint.edu/theatre or 810.237.6522

APRIL 16
Orchestra and String Ensemble Concert
presented by UM-Flint Music.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: umflint.edu/music or 810.762.3377

MAY 2018

MAY 4
CAS Fridays for Success
All Day Advising Workshop for faculty and staff. Registration required.
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Contact: umflint.edu/cas/fridays-success