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
7:00 pm
Presented by John Valadez Michigan native Michael Moore’s début film Roger and Me not only broke new ground in its presentation of the documentary essay, but was also a commercial and critical success.  Released in 1989 the[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Ellen McCallum will workshop “Animate Lands: Antonioni’s Queer Narrativity” and “A Moving Which Is Not a Moving: Michael Snow’s ‘Wavelength’” on Friday, January 26, from 2-4pm in C640 Wells. 
7:00 pm
Oedipal Effigies & Modern Myths 7pm • Friday, January 26, 2018 Broad Art Museum, Educational Wing —Programmed by Yelena Kalinsky & Ellen McCallum Taking a cue from the Broad’s exhibition Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and[...]
Broad Art Museum, Educational Wing
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Ted Underwood visit
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Michigan Writers Series: Divya Victor, 7-8pm Library Green Room
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
“The City Lament: Lamenting Jerusalem in the Medieval Mediterranean” Tamar Boyadjian is an assistant professor in the MSU Department of English. Her forthcoming book (2018) entitled The City Lament: Lamenting Jerusalem in the Medieval Mediterranean, examines[...]
Feb 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Beyond Hashtags: Implementing Black Lives Matter as Pedagogy. Regina Bradley, Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University. February 8th, 3:30-5:00pm, Wells Hall B243
7:00 pm
2/8 Without You I’m Nothing (John Boskovich, 1990) Presented by Ellen McCallum Sandra Bernhard stars in a studio version of her off-Broadway show, blending re-enactments of the original show’s pieces with concept vignettes and ‘testimonials’ to underscore[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
This workshop will complement the Department’s comprehensive exams workshop, focusing on both the comps proposal and the dissertation proposal. The roundtable format will feature between 4-5 faculty members and graduate students who will discuss the[...]
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 pm
This workshop aims to create a collaborative space in which we will discuss feminist, queer, and transgender approaches to literature and culture. This year, we will act as reading group, publication workshop, and pedagogy/praxis collective.[...]
7:00 pm
2/15 Waiting For Guffman (Christopher Guest, 1996) Presented by Dan Smith This mockumentary follows the irrepressible Corky St. Clair as he writes and directs a musical extravaganza for the sesquicentennial of Blaine, Missouri. When he invites a[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Matt Wilkins, “Textual Geographies: Place, Computation, and Literature at Scale.”
7:00 pm
The Big Lebowski (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1998) Presented by Justus Nieland Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski who insists on being called “the Dude,” a laid-back, easygoing burnout who happens to have the same name as[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Feb 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
4:30 pm
Join us for Happy Hour at Dublin Square!
Dublin Square
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for a chance to get to meet and greet visiting prospective graduate students!
Dublin Square
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Haiti Bride 7pm • Friday, February 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing Haiti Bride is a 2014 Caribbean avant-garde film written, produced, and directed by Trinidadian filmmaker Robert Yao Ramesar. It tells the[...]
Robin Theatre
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Jean Ma (Stanford) and Sonya Posmentier (NYW)); Moving Images Workshop: Jean Ma, (E. Asian musicals)
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Reproductive Writes Wednesday February 28 from 7-8:30 pm LookOut! Gallery Snyder-Phillips Hall, Second Floor
LookOut! Gallery
7:00 pm
(Luis Buñuel, 1972) Presented by Lily Woodruff The ambassador of the Latin American republic of Miranda, M. Thevenot, his wife Simone and her sister Florence arrive for a dinner party at the house of Alice[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
 
7:00 pm
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013) Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
6:00 pm
Featuring Dr. Ridley Dr. Ridley will reflect on the interconnections and long history of jazz music and protest. In particular, he will examine the many connections between jazz and protest during the Civil Rights movement,[...]
Club Spartan, Case Hall
7:28 pm
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013) Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Pedagogy/Writing Workshop: Submitting to Conferences / Preparing the Conference Paper Abstract / Organizing Panels Wells Hall A-108
7:00 pm
Beauty and the Glitch 7pm • Friday, March 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing Beauty and the Glitch celebrates contemporary digital animation’s power to confound, provoke, and mesmerize. From the hypnotic neural landscapes[...]
Robin Theatre
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Screening of Thrust into Heaven, a documentary about “forced” conversions of Hindu women married to Muslim men in Pakistan, and panel discussion with filmmaker Dr. Jürgen Schaflechner, in the Green Room, 4th Floor, MSU Library
7:30 pm
Prior to James Naremore’s talk on March 28, there will be a screening of his 1990 film To Sleep With Anger. Vagabond Harry (Danny Glover) pays an unexpected visit to his old chum Gideon (Paul Butler), who accepts[...]
B122 Wells Hall