theme semester

  1. September 13, 2023

    Applicants sought for Respond/​Resist/​Rethink art exhibition

    Submissions are being sought from undergraduate and graduate students for the fourth annual Respond/​Resist/​Rethink student art exhibition, part of the Arts & Resistance theme semester. The deadline is Sept. 18.

  2. September 11, 2023

    Arts & Resistance theme semester to engage campus, community

    The university is kicking off the 2023-24 academic year with the Arts & Resistance theme semester, providing numerous opportunities to engage with the arts in a demonstration of the central role they play in shaping the world.

  3. June 30, 2020

    Theme semester launches with special programming on democracy

    This week marks the launch of the Democracy & Debate Theme Semester, an opportunity to teach and learn about free speech and the exchange of ideas, and what it means to be a member of a democratic society.

  4. March 9, 2020

    U-M theme semester to explore topics of democracy

    U-M is launching the Democracy & Debate Theme Semester, a universitywide academic initiative that will coincide with the university’s preparations to host a presidential debate this fall. 

  5. September 7, 2017

    LSA’s Michigan Horizons theme semester looks to future

    LSA is looking to the future with its fall 2017 theme semester, Michigan Horizons. Five symposia, exhibits and other special events will address the future of everything — from the climate to this nation’s democracy.

  6. March 27, 2017

    LSA Symposium looks at Detroit’s 1967 civil unrest and its legacy

    The final LSA theme semester symposium — “1967: Shock Waves — The Detroit Rebellion and its Reverberations” — will focus on the events of that pivotal year and their effect on U-M and the nation.

  7. February 14, 2017

    LSA bicentennial talk to explore U-M during World War I, aftermath

    LSA’s third Bicentennial Theme Semester Symposium, which begins Friday, will explore the historical impact on U-M of World War I and its aftermath.

  8. February 2, 2017

    Next LSA bicentennial symposium looks at U-M during Reconstruction

    The second LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester symposium, “1877: Reconstructing the University of Michigan,” kicks of Feb. 10 and will focus on a period when U-M began to assume its modern form. 

  9. October 31, 2016

    LSA bicentennial theme semesters to examine U-M’s past, present and future

    To celebrate the university’s 200th birthday, LSA will dedicate its winter and fall 2017 semesters to exploring the history and future of U-M through its people and their impact on the world.

  10. January 6, 2014

    Winter Theme Semester explores India’s changing role in the world

    “India in the World,” the Winter 2014 Theme Semester in LSA, will explore India’s role in the daily life of the world through music, art, films, lectures and courses across a range of disciplines.