2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR

Events on this calendar are subject to change without notice. 

JANUARY 2018

JANUARY 4
The American College Experience
-- a free workshop for international students. Ask the questions you have about the American college experience and learn more about what to expect in the classroom. Free lunch provided!
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: 201 French Hall
Contact: 810.762.0867 or visit umfint.edu/international

JANUARY 5
Honor / Outstanding Jury Recital
presented by 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

JANUARY 10
Academic Email Writing
-- a free hands-on workshop for international students. Review common errors and learn strategies for writing clear, concise, and respectful messages.
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: 501 Murchie Science Building (MSB)
Contact: 810.762.0867 or visit umfint.edu/international

JANUARY 13-31
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

JANUARY 17
Coffee & Conversation with UM-Flint Political Science
. Join us to talk politics, current events, policy, and more. Bring a friend along with your questions and comments!
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: 250 French Hall
Contact: 810.762.3470 or umflint.edu/polsci

JANUARY 17
Culture Shock: Tips and Tools
-- a free workshop for international students. Informal, round-table discussion will allow students to express the challenges they are experiencing with a discussion of strategies and tools for dealing with culture shock. Free lunch provided!
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Alumni Room, University Center (UCEN)
Contact: 810.762.0867 or visit umfint.edu/international

JANUARY 22
Film Screening and Conversation - F Street: The Place Beyond the Ridge, presented as part of the Wyatt Exploration Program's Lecture Series. Join photographer, writer, film producer, social justice activist, and native Washingtonian, Phil Portluck, for a screening and conversation of his video portrait. Presented by the UM-Flint History Department.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Michigan Room A
Contact: umflint.edu/history or 810.762.3366

JANUARY 23
Risk Taking 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 

JANUARY 26
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

JANUARY 26
UM-Flint Women's Commission Book Club meeting
to discuss We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Bring your lunch and we'll provide dessert! Register at go.umflint.edu/WCBook.
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: TCLT, 134 Thompson Library
Contact: 810.424.5244

JANUARY 26
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

JANUARY 27
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

JANUARY 28
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 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 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
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

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 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 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