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Virtual Book Discussion Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin

Blackboard Collaborate (Virtual)

In an age of Black Lives Matter, James Baldwin's essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. With films like I Am Not Your Negro and the forthcoming If Beale Street Could Talk bringing renewed interest to Baldwin's life and work, Notes of a Native […]

Virtual Book Discussion – Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction by Andrew Clapham

Blackboard Collaborate (Virtual)

Today it is usually not long before a problem gets expressed as a human rights issue. Indeed, human rights law continues to gain increasing attention internationally, and must move quickly in order to keep up with a social world that changes so rapidly. This Very Short Introduction, in its second edition, brings the issue of human […]

Book Panel Discussion – Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction by Andrew Clapham

Main Campus in Livonia (MC) 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI

Today it is usually not long before a problem gets expressed as a human rights issue. Indeed, human rights law continues to gain increasing attention internationally, and must move quickly in order to keep up with a social world that changes so rapidly.This Very Short Introduction, in its second edition, brings the issue of human rights […]

Pageturners: Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon

Main Campus in Livonia (MC) 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI

Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He's a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she's a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. Their new apartment is her most recent find- too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job. After a six day honeymoon, they get a […]

Pageturners: Nomadland by Jessica Bruder

Main Campus in Livonia (MC) 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon’s CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken […]