Events & Initatives

Explore our past-event topics, and exciting speakers and panelists—


PCCS hosts a variety of events, ranging from team-taught coursework and collaborative research, lectures, and symposia. Notable examples include: a Creativity, Consciousness, and the Academy symposium that drew attendees nationwide; a visit by the legendary filmmaker David Lynch’s to a packed Power Center; a Science and Spirituality discussion featuring Professors Richard Mann (psychology), Sharon Kardia (genetics/public health), and Jeffrey Evans (neuropsychology); a panel discussion exploring the inner dimensions of athletics and music featuring Carol Hutchins (softball), Tommy Amaker (bastketball), Annette Masson (theatre), Ed Sarath (music), and Donald Sinta (music); and a lecture on "Deep Change" by Prof Robert Quinn (business).



portrait of Ed Sarath, Director of U-M PCCS

Ed Sarath, Director of
U-M PCCS
photo by permission