Artist & Innovator Speaker Series

Library Event

University of Michigan Penny Stamps Speaker Series


Respected artists, designers, and innovators from a broad spectrum of fields conduct public lectures and engage with the community. Join us on Facebook Live Fridays at 5pm.

Miss a session? Recordings of past speakers are available to watch online.

Fall Speakers

  • September 18 – The New Red Order: Never Settle
  • September 25 – Dr. Kate Stone: Sensory Experiences
  • October 2 – Ken Burns & Isabel Wilkerson: In Conversation
  • October 9: Form&Seek Design Collective: Never Normal
  • October 16 – Philippa Hughes: Dismantling the Polarization Industrial Complex
  • October 23 - Ibrahim Mahama: In-Between the World and Dreams
  • October 30 – Nusrat Durrani: My Country is Burning Within Me / An American Prayer
  • November 6 – Pedro Reyes & Magali Arriola: A Conversation
  • November 13 – Kelly M. Murdoch-Kitt: The People Beyond the Screen: Designing for human connection
  • November 20 – Raqs Media Collective: Kinetic Contemplations
  • December 4 – Amy Cutler: Telling Stories