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Nov
15
Fri
Film screening: The Silence of Others – GSAH Symposium @ B122 Wells Hall
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU Department of Theatre presents…

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Gus Kaikkonen

A madcap tale of mistaken identities and misplaced affection, Shakespeare’s sexy comedy is a timeless tale where no one is who or what they seem.

Performance Dates:

*Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:30pm
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

* Post-Show Discussion on Friday, November 8, 2019. (Following the performance)
** Designer Pre-Show Discussion on Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 1:15pm

Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON, whartoncenter.com

The ticket office at the Arena Theatre opens one hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. It will close 5 minutes after the posted start time as late seating beyond that point will disrupt the performers and fellow audience members.

Nov
16
Sat
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU Department of Theatre presents…

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Gus Kaikkonen

A madcap tale of mistaken identities and misplaced affection, Shakespeare’s sexy comedy is a timeless tale where no one is who or what they seem.

Performance Dates:

*Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:30pm
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

* Post-Show Discussion on Friday, November 8, 2019. (Following the performance)
** Designer Pre-Show Discussion on Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 1:15pm

Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON, whartoncenter.com

The ticket office at the Arena Theatre opens one hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. It will close 5 minutes after the posted start time as late seating beyond that point will disrupt the performers and fellow audience members.

Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU Department of Theatre presents…

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Gus Kaikkonen

A madcap tale of mistaken identities and misplaced affection, Shakespeare’s sexy comedy is a timeless tale where no one is who or what they seem.

Performance Dates:

*Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:30pm
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

* Post-Show Discussion on Friday, November 8, 2019. (Following the performance)
** Designer Pre-Show Discussion on Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 1:15pm

Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON, whartoncenter.com

The ticket office at the Arena Theatre opens one hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. It will close 5 minutes after the posted start time as late seating beyond that point will disrupt the performers and fellow audience members.

Nov
17
Sun
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm
Twelfth Night @ MSU Auditorium Arena Theatre | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU Department of Theatre presents…

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Gus Kaikkonen

A madcap tale of mistaken identities and misplaced affection, Shakespeare’s sexy comedy is a timeless tale where no one is who or what they seem.

Performance Dates:

*Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:30pm
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

* Post-Show Discussion on Friday, November 8, 2019. (Following the performance)
** Designer Pre-Show Discussion on Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 1:15pm

Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON, whartoncenter.com

The ticket office at the Arena Theatre opens one hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. It will close 5 minutes after the posted start time as late seating beyond that point will disrupt the performers and fellow audience members.

Nov
18
Mon
Shinto in Contemporary Japan: From Basic Teachings to Anime @ Room 303 International Center
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Shinto in Contemporary Japan: From Basic Teachings to Anime @ Room 303 International Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Shinto in Contemporary Japan: From Basic Teachings to Anime

From core principles to the ways Shinto is practiced today, this talk will address shrines for sports, fertility and protection from STDs, appropriation by popular culture (such as in anime and advertisements), and new spirituality movements including the power spot boom.

 

Dr. Stephen Covell

Chair of the Department of Comparative Religion and the Mary Meader Professor of Comparative Religion at Western Michigan University. Dr. Covell was the founding director of WMU’s Soga Japan Center and has published widely on Buddhism and other Japanese religious topics.

 

 

Sponsored by the Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities, IAH Connecting Pedagogy and Practice Fund, Department of Religious Studies, Asian Studies Center, and MSU Japan Council.

Nov
20
Wed
Luis A. Sahagun Visiting Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies Lecture @ MSU Broad Art Museum
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Luis A. Sahagun Visiting Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies Lecture @ MSU Broad Art Museum | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Luis A. Sahagun | Wednesday, November 20 | Broad Art Museum | 7pm

Luis Sahagun is an AAHD Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies. Sahagun’s drawings, sculptures, paintings, and performances confront the palpable inescapability of race and transforms art into an act of reclamation. As a previously undocumented immigrant and former laborer, Sahagun’s work focus on the importance of Latinx cultures and contributions in order to combat the anti-immigration and anti-Latinx national rhetoric that persists throughout the country.

Support for this lecture is provided by the MSU Federal Credit Union, Broad Art Museum, The College of Arts and Letters, and the Department of Art, Art History, and Design.

Nov
21
Thu
Dr. Huey Copeland Visiting Scholar Lecture @ MSU Library Green Room
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Huey Copeland Visiting Scholar Lecture @ MSU Library Green Room

Dr. Huey Copeland | Thursday, November 21 |MSU Library Green Room | 7pm

Dr. Huey Copeland is Associate Professor of Art History, and affiliated faculty in the Critical Theory Cluster at Northwestern. His writing focuses on modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on articulations of blackness in the Western visual field. Copeland will present the keynote lecture for the 2019 Art History & Visual Culture Undergraduate Symposium.

Dec
5
Thu
Freshman Showcase: The Power of Spontaneous Invention @ MSU Auditorium Studio 60
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm
Freshman Showcase: The Power of Spontaneous Invention @ MSU Auditorium Studio 60 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU Department of Theatre presents…
13th Annual Freshman Showcase: 
The Power of Spontaneous Invention

Directed by Sarah Hendrickson

An evening of improvisation introducing the newest members of the department. Meet the next generation as they take your suggestions to invent a new show every night!

STUDIO 60

Performance Dates:

*Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:30pm
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00pm

* Post-Show Discussion on Thursday, December 5, 2019 (Following the Performance)
** Director Pre-Show Discussion Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:15pm

Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON, whartoncenter.com

The ticket office at the Studio 60 Theatre opens one hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. It will close 5 minutes after the posted start time as late seating beyond that point will disrupt the performers and fellow audience members.

Dec
6
Fri
Freshman Showcase: The Power of Spontaneous Invention @ MSU Auditorium Studio 60
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm
Freshman Showcase: The Power of Spontaneous Invention @ MSU Auditorium Studio 60 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU Department of Theatre…
13th Annual Freshman Showcase: 
The Power of Spontaneous Invention

Directed by Sarah Hendrickson

An evening of improvisation introducing the newest members of the department. Meet the next generation as they take your suggestions to invent a new show every night!

STUDIO 60

Performance Dates:

*Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:30pm
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00pm
**Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00pm

* Post-Show Discussion on Thursday, December 5, 2019 (Following the Performance)
** Director Pre-Show Discussion Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:15pm

Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON, whartoncenter.com

The ticket office at the Studio 60 Theatre opens one hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. It will close 5 minutes after the posted start time as late seating beyond that point will disrupt the performers and fellow audience members.