EVENTS

Calendar

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
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
3:00 pm
Professor Lauren Bialystok, Department of Social Justice Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto ‘My Child, My Choice’? Parents’ Identity Claims and the Challenge of Sexuality Education Many claims for recognition and[...]
530 South Kedzie Hall
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 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
This event is presented by the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences. Professor Mark Navin, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Oakland University What’s the point of Michigan’s vaccine waiver education requirement? Since 2015,[...]
C102 East Fee Hall
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 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Professor Kelly Parker, Department of Philosophy, Grand Valley State University Philosophizing for Catastrophe: Resilience and the Limits of Sustainability Environmental philosophers have recently begun to consider “resilience”–alongside or even instead of “sustainability”–as a central normative[...]
530 South Kedzie Hall
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 @ 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
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 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Discussion by Kyle Whyte about Indigenous approaches to the ethics of knowledge exchange.
MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
This event is presented by the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences. Professor Marleen Eijkholt, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Pain but No[...]
C102 East Fee Hall
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
Professor Thomas Reydon, Institute of Philosophy, Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Science (CEPS) & Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS), Leibniz Universität Hannover How far do evolutionary explanations reach? The[...]
530 South Kedzie Hall
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
4:10 pm
James Naremore is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, and the author of Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge, the first book-length study of the director. His other books include More than Night: Film Noir[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
3/29 Buzzard (Joel Potrykus, 2014) Presented by Joel Potrykus Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to hide-out in his co-worker’s basement while his latest con cools off. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, a[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
A film screening and discussion with Film Producer John Morrissey, who in addition to producing American History X is currently producing the documentary A Murder in Mansfield directed by legendary documentarian Barbara Kopple. Free and[...]
B117 Wells Hall