Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads Event: UM Dearborn Assistant Professor Martin Hershock Discusses Michigan - If You Seek An Interesting History Look About You

Sunday January 24, 2010: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room AB

This presentation will offer a broad overview of Michigan's history from the time of its earliest native inhabitants up through the present day. Among the themes to be emphasized will be: migration, mobility and diversity; the importance of geography in Michigan's past; Michigan's extractive industries; the rise of the auto industry; environmental history; the legal landscape; and urbanization and post-industrialism. Martin Hershock is Assistant Professor and Department Chair of History at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. The event will be held in conjunction with Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads 2010, which, this year focuses on the subject of Michigan.