Place Work, Piece Work, Public Work

Julie Ellison

Thursday, 14 Sep 2006 at 7:30 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Julie Ellison is director of Imagining America, a consortium of universities whose mission is "to strengthen the public role and democratic purposes of the humanities, arts, and design." She is a professor of English and in the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan. Part of the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities series on Places, Peoples, and Spatial Practices.

Cosponsored By:
  • Center for Excellence in the Arts & Humanities
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Stay for the entire event, including the brief question-and-answer session that follows the formal presentation. Most events run 75 minutes.

Sign-ins are after the event concludes. For lectures in the Memorial Union, go to the information desk in the Main Lounge. In other academic buildings, look for signage outside the auditorium.

Lecture Etiquette

  • Stay for the entire lecture and the brief audience Q&A. If a student needs to leave early, he or she should sit near the back and exit discreetly.
  • Do not bring food or uncovered drinks into the lecture.
  • Check with Lectures staff before taking photographs or recording any portion of the event. There are often restrictions. Cell phones, tablets and laptops may be used to take notes or for class assignments.
  • Keep questions or comments brief and concise to allow as many as possible.