EVENTS

Calendar

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
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
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
7:00 pm
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Indian Film Night Moderators: S. Pillai & J. Singh
Wells Hall, B117
7:00 pm
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Iranian Film Night Moderator: Kaveh Askari
Wells Hall, B117
10:30 am
Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference International Center, Room 303: 10:30-10:45am – Welcome 10:45-11:45am – Kristian Petersen, “Muslim Movie Stars: The Celebrity Politics of Islam in Public” 12:00-1:00pm – Amir Hussain, “Keeping It Real: Muslims Creating Muslim[...]
International Center, Room 303
9:30 am
The 2018 Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference International Center, Room 303: 9:30-10:30am – Sitara Thobani, “Locating the Tawa’if Courtesan-Dancer in South Asian ‘Muslim Cinemas’” 10:45-11:45am – Fakhri Haghani, “Defa-e Moghadas (Sacred Defense) and the Making of[...]
International Center, Room 303
9:00 am
One of the defining and intractable issues in contemporary literature of the Global South, African, South Asian, and Postcolonial in general, is dislocated people seeking refuge across national boundaries. This Symposium is a reflection on[...]
International Center, Rooms 302-303
5:00 pm
A Place at the Table is in many ways an MSU project because it features interviews with MSU graduate students, faculty, and staff who attended the 2017 Women’s March. The 17-minute film attempts to unpack[...]
East Arbor Architecture + Gallery
7:00 pm
Please join guest speaker Dalia Mogahed, Director of Reserach a the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) and a former advisor to President Barack Obama, as she leads a discussion on the topic of[...]
MSU International Center, Room 115
7:00 pm
See the film “Little Gandhi” that follows the life of iconic Syrian peace activist Ghiyath Matar and take part in a Q&A with the film Director Sam Kadi.
Wells Hall B119
7:00 pm
The MSU Broad is proud to present David Lamelas’ new short film, In Our Time (2018). Part of the Broad Underground Film Series, this event will also feature a screening of two short films directed[...]
MSU Broad Art Museum
7:00 pm
Moscow Doesn’t Believe in Tears (Vladimir Menshov, 1980) Presented by Yelena Kalinsky Living together in a workers’ dorm, Katerina (Vera Alentova) and her friends are determined to make it in Moscow. But when a boorish cameraman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Forgotten Space (Allan Sekula, 2010) Presented by Lily Woodruff  The Forgotten Space follows container cargo aboard ships, barges, trains and trucks, listening to workers, engineers, planners, politicians, and those alienated by the global transport system. We[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Un Coeur en Hiver (Claude Sautet, 1993) Presented by Bill Vincent Violin player Camille (Emmanuelle Béart) begins an affair with Maxime (André Dussollier), who is prepared to leave his wife. But then Camille goes to Maxime’s[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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
7:00 pm
The Hudsucker Proxy (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1994) Presented by Dan Smith New York City, December 1958. Newly arrived from Indiana, Norville Barnes walks into the Hudsucker Building just as the company president leaps to his death from[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Technology and Identity || Sondra Perry Works 7:00pm • Friday, December 7, 2018 • The Robin Theatre, REO Town, Lansing Sondra Perry mixes 3D digital animation with found footage from video games, YouTube, and other popular[...]
The Robin Theatre
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Film Studies will be hosting a lecture by Mikki Kressbach: “Quantifying the Everyday Through Wearable Fitness Trackers, or What Big Data Feels Like” Friday, 1/18, C640 Wells, 2:00-3:30 Flyer
C640 Wells
3:30 pm
A Special Presentation by Zaheer Ali of the Brooklyn Historical Society and New York University. Cosponsored by MSU African American and African Studies, Muslim Studies Program, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, Department of Religious[...]
MSU International Center, Room 303
6:00 pm
MOREHSHIN ALLAHYARI / FEBRUARY 6 / 326 NATURAL SCIENCE /6PM                                                                         Morehshin Allahyari is an Iranian artist, activist, educator, and occasional curator. Her work deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day.[...]
326 Natural Science
6:30 pm
A Special Presentation by Professor Ula Yvette Taylor, H. Michael and Jeanne Williams Chair of African American Studies & African Diaspora Studies, University of California-Berkeley. Cosponsored by African American and African Studies, Muslim Studies Program,[...]
MSU International Center, Room 303
3:00 pm
Sixty Six Lewis Klahr (2015) 3:00pm || Friday, February 22, 2019 || B122 Wells Hall || Michigan State University 619 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 Listed as one of the 10 Best Films[...]
B122 Wells
7:00 pm
QAIS ASSALI / MARCH 20 / MSU BROAD / 7PM Qais Assali is an AAHD Artist in Residence: Critical Race Studies. His interdisciplinary work stages questions between site and the body in relation to his[...]
MSU Broad Art Museum