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This winter, the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series brings respected leaders and innovators from a broad spectrum of creative fields to Ann Arbor's historic Michigan Theater for weekly in-person events — and to your screen of choice with the support of our partners, Detroit Public Television and PBS Books.

Winter 2022 Speaker Series Events

Beginning on March 24, 2022, we are proud to announce the return of live, in-person events at the Michigan Theater in downtown Ann Arbor every Thursday at our new time: 5:30 pm. Before you attend, please learn more about COVID-19 protocols for Penny Stamps Speaker Series events.

In partnership with Detroit Public Television and PBS Books, each week’s events will be released online Fridays at 8pm on this page, at dptv​.org/​p​e​n​n​y​s​tamps, and on the Penny Stamps Series Facebook page for on-demand viewing. Some programs may not be available online, depending on artist requests. Interested in receiving notifications before online videos go live? Sign up to receive a reminder before each event begins streaming!

Live speaker events that were previously canceled in 2022 will be rescheduled and announced later this year. 

Follow the Penny Stamps Speaker Series on social media for additional info: Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

Content Notice

In accordance with the University of Michigan’s Standard Practice Guidelines on Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression, the Penny Stamps Speaker Series does not censor our speakers or their content. The content provided is intended for adult audiences and does not reflect the views of the University of Michigan or Detroit Public Television.