EVENTS

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Jul
21
Fri
Knitting the Resistance @ MSU Union Art Gallery, Rm 230
Jul 21 – Sep 16 all-day
Knitting the Resistance @ MSU Union Art Gallery, Rm 230 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Knitting the Resistance, currently on view at the MSU Union Art Gallery, features pussyhats, signs and other ephemera from the MSU Museum’s Craftivism Collection. In addition, artist Beth Miller facilitated the loan of over 350 pussyhats made by 132 crafters. These pussyhats created for Solarfest’s Arts + Activism project in Vermont will be traveling to the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts for an exhibition marking the one-year anniversary of the Women’s Marches.

Aug
23
Wed
RCS TA Orientation (French & Spanish) @ B-342 Wells Hall
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
SLS Orientation and All-student/faculty Lunch @ B443 with the lunch at noon in the Atrium
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Welcome Back! All new SLS students: Orientation is 8/23 at 11 AM in B443 with the lunch at noon in the Atrium. Returning students: Please join us and the new students at noon in the Atrium for lunch! A potluck is to follow in the evening at Susan’s house. Directions to her house will be given out at the orientation, as well as info on ride sharing to get there. See you all soon!

Building a Scholarly Presence with Humanities Commons @ Linton Hall 120
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Building a Scholarly Presence with Humanities Commons @ Linton Hall 120 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Are you looking for a place to establish an academic profile? Would you like to save your research, publications, syllabi, and datasets for long term preservation somewhere safe? Do you want to connect with colleagues from across the Humanities and beyond? Humanities Commons is an expansion of MLA Commons and is open to anyone.

Participants of this workshop will learn about the basic functions of Humanities Commons, see examples, and set up their own account. They will learn specifically how to:

  1. Set up an account and create a profile
  2. Join groups and create a group
  3. Deposit work into CORE, the subject repository for scholarly materials
  4. Create a website using built in WordPress functionality

There will be sandwiches and soda provided!

Aug
24
Thu
RCS TA Orientation (French & Spanish) @ B-342 Wells Hall
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Aug
25
Fri
RCS TA Orientation (French & Spanish) @ B-342 Wells Hall
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Aug
26
Sat
Graduate Student Resource Fair @ MSU Union Ballroom
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Students rush in and out of the MSU Union on a sunny day.

Graduate Student Resource Fair

https://grad.msu.edu/events/graduate-student-resource-fair-0

Date:
Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location:
MSU Union Ballroom; 49 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

The annual Graduate Student Welcoming and Resource Fair is meant to provide new and returning students with an opportunity to learn about the many offices and student organizations at MSU, as well as to ask any questions they have regarding student life on campus. Vendors will include MSU Human Resources, Student Health and Wellness Services, the Graduate Employees Union, PhD Career Services, MSU BEST, and many, many more.

Graduate School Welcome Cookout @ Benefactors Plaza - behind Chittenden Hall
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Date:
Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location:
Benefactors Plaza – behind Chittenden Hall
Aug
28
Mon
FLUX MFA All Media Exhibition @ Gallery 101 & 114, Kresge Art Center
Aug 28 – Sep 22 all-day
RCS TA Orientation (French & Spanish) @ B-342 Wells Hall
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm