EVENTS

Calendar

Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
You are invited to meet a publisher and a literary agent on Monday, January 22. Navah Wolfe is a Hugo and Locus Award-nominated editor at Saga Press. She is also the coeditor of Robots vs Fairies and The Starlit Wood: New Fairy[...]
MSU International Center, rm 115
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
In this talk, Dr. Ted Merwin, Associate Professor of Judaic Studies at Dickinson College, argues that Judaism’s characterization as a “worldly” religion in which the pleasures of the body are openly celebrated goes only part of the[...]
225 Old Horticulture
2:00 pm
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321 Linton Hall
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
While IAH is sponsoring this reading group, all instructors (including graduate students) interested in socially engaged pedagogy are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Please contact mollelle@msu.edu for the readings, to be added to our mailing[...]
120 Linton Hall
4:30 pm
Lecture by Tanja Petrovich, Institute for Culture and Memory Studies, Slovenia “Military Service in Socialist Yugoslavia:  Making Sense of (Post)Yugoslav Masculinity.” This lecture is part of GSAH’s “Rethinking State Socialism” speaker series organized by Dr.[...]
S107 South Kedzie Hall
7:00 pm
DR. LAWRENCE BARON PROFESSOR EMERITUS, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY FORMER NASATIR CHAIR OF MODERN JEWISH HISTORY AND DIRECTOR OF THE JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM As the Holocaust increasingly has been incorporated into public education, feature films,[...]
Club Spartan, Case Hall
Sep 16 – Sep 17 all-day
12:00 am
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel and reflect on that history, the Michigan State University Jewish Studies Program is very proud to sponsor its largest academic conference ever:[...]
Kellogg Center
Oct 15 @ 5:13 pm – Oct 19 @ 11:59 pm
5:13 pm
The Social Justice Art Festival is a collaboration between MSU colleges and units to provide a space for MSU students to utilize art as a tool to engage in topics related to social justice. Submit[...]
Snyder-Phillips Hall
6:30 pm
Dear Students and Colleagues, In the wake of the terrible tragedy that unfolded on Saturday at the Tree of Life synagogue outside of Pittsburgh, the College of Arts & Letters stands in solidarity with the[...]
MSU Hillel
5:00 pm
On Monday, November 5th at 5pm the Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel is also sponsoring a forum/teach-in on antisemitism in the wake of this mass shooting at Club Sparta in Case (third[...]
Club Sparta
9:30 am
Interrogating Identity Formation and Passing in Global Contexts Faculty Learning Community  “Passing to the Side of the Other in Russian Cinema”  Exploring Russian-Muslim Relations with Dr. Jason Merrill, Professor of Russian Studies. Friday, November 30,[...]
B-310 Wells Hall
6:30 pm
Dr. Evelyn María Dean-Olmsted (Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Pidras) will analyze how in the late 2000s, young Shami (Damascene) and Halebi (Aleppan) Jewish Mexicans were coming of age[...]
JMC Library, 332 Case Hall
12:00 pm
The 2nd Annual Social Justice Art Festival is a one (1)-day event co-hosted by James Madison College (JMC) and the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH). Art is a useful tool that encompasses[...]
Snyder-Phillips Hall
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Dr. Kerry Wallach (Associate Professor and Chair of German Studies at Gettysburg College) will lead a book discussion on her book, Passing Illusions, which examines constructions of German-Jewish visibility and instances in the 1920s and[...]
Wells Hall B-342
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Forum for students to share and/or hear from fellow students about experiences of antisemitism at MSU. Hillel Staff and Serling faculty will be at the forum. A kosher dinner from Woody’s Oasis will be provided.
MSU Hillel Jewish Student Center
7:00 pm
Join the Brothers Yares (Gavri-Tov and Ami) for a music-filled journey stretching from their pastoral upbringing in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs to the hills of Jerusalem, the shores of Jafa and back again. Their[...]
Kellogg Center Auditorium
7:00 pm
Faculty, students, and community members are welcome to join a discussion of Nathan Englander’s new book, Dinner at the Center of the Earth in anticipation of his lecture on this book on February 25th.
Wells Hall B-342
2:00 pm
In New York City in the 20th Century, Jews officially changed their names at a much higher rate than other groups. Antisemitism and Jewish desires for upward mobility combined to help propel this phenomenon. But[...]
256 Old Horticulture