EVENTS

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Feb
1
Sat
Claudia Rankine & John Lucas @ MSU
Feb 1 all-day
Claudia Rankine & John Lucas @ MSU

In Spring 2020, Michigan State University will have the pleasure of hosting the world renowned poet Claudia Rankine, the author of Citizen: An American Lyric, and her long time collaborator, John Lucas, the director/cinematographer of Situations and The Cooler Bandits John Lucas. These events are a result of collaborations between the College of Arts and Letters, The Department of English (Creative Writing and Film Studies programs), and The Broad Art Museum.

EVENTS OF GENERAL & EDUCATIONAL INTEREST!
1. Public Talk and Presentation by Claudia Rankine. The week of April 6, 2020. Date TBD. This event is spearheaded by the College of Arts & Letters, in collaboration with the Department of English and The Broad Art Museum
2. “Create a Situation”: A Call for Text and Video Works from MSU students. Significant prizes will be offered for the top entries. Winning student work will be featured in an exhibit at The Broad Art Museum. The works submitted for consideration must address the question “Who is a Citizen?” Submitted works (poetry, prose, screenwriting, video) may explore and critically consider racial difference and prejudice, nationhood and personhood, interpersonal and systemic violence, marginalized identities and experiences, migration and conflicted borders, and other themes relevant to evolving notions of citizenship in the United States. Please look out for the official Call for Work.
3. The Broad Art Museum will exhibit the full circuit of all Situation videos, for the first time ever, from February to May 2020.
4. Community Forum with Claudia Rankine and John Lucas, organized by The Broad Art Museum

Mar
31
Tue
Creative Writing Awards @ Snyder-Phillips Hall LookOut Gallery
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm
Creative Writing Awards @ Snyder-Phillips Hall LookOut Gallery | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Please save the date of the Department of English Creative Writing Awards, with guest judge Jennifer Scappettone. The event will be held in the Synder-Phillips hall LookOut Gallery at 7:00pm on March 31st, 2020. Further details forthcoming.

Apr
22
Wed
Live Lit
Apr 22 @ 9:28 pm – 10:28 pm
Live Lit

Please save the date for Live Lit, sponsored by the Department of English, on April 22nd, 2020 in the Green Room of the Main Library. Further details are forthcoming.