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Oct
4
Fri
Surviving Graduate School Panel @ B243, Wells Hall
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Oct
7
Mon
Creative Writing Fall Faculty Reading @ RCAH LookOut! Gallery
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm
Creative Writing Fall Faculty Reading @ RCAH LookOut! Gallery | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Please save the date for the fall Creative Writing Faculty reading, featuring alum Kate Birdsall, Hannah Ensor, and Teresa Milbrodt, to be held Monday, October 7, 7 pm, in the LookOut! Gallery (second floor Snyder-Phillips Hall).  Join us in celebrating the work of these new colleagues.  The event is free and open to the public.

Oct
8
Tue
Oct
10
Thu
Prepare your data for upload to a general repository @ Digital Scholarship Lab in the Main Library
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

PREPARE YOUR DATA FOR UPLOAD TO A GENERAL REPOSITORY

Thursday, October 10,

 

3:00–4:30 PM • Digital Scholarship Lab

Sharing your research data is a crucial step in the lifecycle of your project. Funders expect it, it’s good for your scholarly reputation, and it promotes transparency and reproducibility. But how can you share your data effectively? Choosing the right repository and making the most of its capabilities will result in better discovery and citation of your data. This workshop surveys the features of general self-service repositories, explains the requirements for data preparation, and equips participants to prepare and package their data to get the most benefit from their effort. This workshop builds on last month’s Crash Course in Research Data Management, but is not required for attendance.

https://bookings.lib.msu.edu/calendar/events/prep4repo_f2019

WRITING YOUR DATA MANAGEMENT PLAN

Thursday, November 14, 3:00–4:30 PM • Digital Scholarship Lab

Most grant applications now require a data management plan (DMP) that describes measures
that investigators will take to manage and protect research data during a project, and how they will proactively share data at the end of a project. But DMP requirements are not always easy to understand and apply to a project. This workshop will help make sense of DMPs, survey the data management plan requirements of major funders, show how to use DMPTool, and give participants a jumpstart on writing their next data management plan. This workshop builds on Crash Course in Research Data Management, but is not required for attendance.

https://bookings.lib.msu.edu/calendar/events/writedmp_f2019

H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds @ B-342 Wells Hall
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm

Peter Filkins, professor of literature, poet and translator, will discuss his biography of H.G. Adler (Prague 1910-London 1988), which recounts how Adler lived through the greatest cataclysm of the 20th century and, as survivor, then devoted his literary and scholarly career to telling the story of those who perished. Adler did this in various forms: in works of poetry, history, sociology, religion, and three major novels, which Filkins has translated from German to English.

MSU Film Collective: THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES @ B122 Wells Hall
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

10/10 The Color of Pomegranates (dir. Sergei Parajanov, 1968)

Presented by Yelena Kalinsky & Alice Isabella Sullivan

The life of revered the 18th-century Armenian poet and musician Sayat-Nova. Portraying events in the life of the artist from childhood up to his death, the movie addresses in particular his relationships with women, including his muse. The production tells Sayat-Nova’s dramatic story by using both his poems and largely still camerawork, creating a work hailed as revolutionary by Mikhail Vartanov.

Oct
11
Fri
Abstraction, Bare Life, and Counter-Narratives of Mobility: A lecture by Professor Robert Burgoyne @ B122 Wells Hall
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Abstraction, Bare Life, and Counter-Narratives of Mobility: A lecture by Professor Robert Burgoyne @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States
In this presentation, Professor Robert Burgoyne considers the contrasting portrayals of refugees and mass migration in the films of Richard Mosse and Ai Weiwei as an attempt to move beyond the conventional visual rhetoric for representing the stateless population. The extraordinary black, white and grey images that comprise Mosse’s multi- part work, Incoming—recorded with a thermal camera that reads the heat emanating from the body—creates a visual record that is at once the trace of intimate biological processes and an alarming, disorienting representation of a tragedy that is both consequential to and distant from our daily lives. In contrast, Ai Weiwei’s film Human Flow depicts the practice of hospitality as a symbolic antidote to the idea of the stateless person as threat. Emphasizing the right to be “at home” anywhere in the world, Ai’s interviews with refugees attempt to facilitate what Hannah Arendt calls the “public performance of voice,” opening a space of belonging through the sharing of stories. However, the representation of stateless persons through the lens of empathy and hospitality also conveys its own forms of disempowerment and complicity. Arendt’s 1951 essay, “The Decline of the Nation-State and the End of the Rights of Man,” provides a critical touchstone for this analysis.
 
Details on Human Flowhttps://www.humanflow.com
 
Generously sponsored by: the Film Studies Program and the Department of English, the Department of Art, Art History, & Design, and Global Studies in the Arts & Humanities.

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Oct
14
Mon
100 Years of Bauhaus Celebration
Oct 14 – Oct 19 all-day
Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany.

The famous art school influenced a broad range of disciplines including art, architecture, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, and typography. Events will explore the idea of Bauhaus as an institutional form as it traveled from Germany to institutions in the United States and around the globe, focusing on what today’s university can learn from the Bauhaus’ legacy of interdisciplinary education, embodied learning, and institutional collaboration. All events are free and open to the public.

  • 10/14 | LOOKING FOR BAUHAUS IN MICHIGAN
    Susan J. Bandes | 6:00pm–8:00pm | Psychology, Room 102
  • 10/15 | BAUHAUS TYPOGRAPHY WORKSHOP PART 1
    Coordinated by Rebecca Cifaldi, Marcus Fields, Arie Koelewyn, Kelly Salchow MacArthur, Tessa Paneth-Pollak, and Dave Sheridan
    11:30am–2:20pm | Snyder-Phillips, Terrace Level, Room E60
  • 10/16 | BAUHAUS TYPOGRAPHY WORKSHOP PART 2
    Coordinated by Rebecca Cifaldi, Marcus Fields, Arie Koelewyn, Kelly Salchow MacArthur, Tessa Paneth-Pollak, and Dave Sheridan
    11:30am–2:20pm | Snyder-Phillips, Terrace Level, Room E60
  • 10/16 | DESIGNING BAUHAUS OBJECTS
    Carolyn Loeb | 12:40pm–2:00pm | Snyder-Phillips, Room C200
  • 10/16 | GERMAN FILM SERIES: BAUHAUS: A NEW ERA (2019)
    Film Screening | 7:00pm | Wells-Hall, B-122
  • 10/17 | BAUHAUS COSTUMING WORKSHOP
    Pia Banzhaf and Steve Baibak | 3:00pm–5:00pm | Broad Art Lab
  • 10/18 | BROAD UNDERGROUND: ABSOLUTE FILM AND LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY
    Film Screening | 7:00pm | Broad Art Museum

 

  • 10/19 | SYMPOSIUM: BAUHAUS AS INSTITUTIONAL FORM
    Scholarly Lectures: Eva Forgacs, Rebecca Uchill, and Melissa Ragain
    Performance Lecture and Workshop: Christian Fuchs
    More information below!
    9:00am–5:15pm | Snyder-Phillips, Room C20

Oct
15
Tue
Welcome to Sailor Moon & The Rose of Versailles: An Intimate Look into Japanese Animation and Comics through Translation Challenges @ B-122 Wells Hall
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:20 pm