EVENTS

Calendar

Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Introducing MSU students and faculty to the MSU Center for Interdisciplinarity.
TBD
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
8:00 am
Evaluating Complex Scholarship in Today’s Academy: Interdisciplinarity, Collaboration, and Open Scholarship You are invited to a one-day workshop on best practices associated with evaluating reappointment, promotion, and tenure packages in today’s academy. This workshop: •[...]
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
12:00 pm
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of English will be presenting Generous Thinking: The University and the Public Good as part of the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium. Read a summary of her talk below:[...]
International Center, Spartan Rooms
12:00 pm
Dawn Opel, Assistant Professor of Digital Media and User Experience, Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, will be presenting Caring about Health Services: Humanities-Driven Healthcare Reform as part of the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium. Read[...]
International Center, Spartan Rooms
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
12:00 pm
Benjamin Lauren, Assistant Professor of Experiential Architecture, Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, will be presenting How Project Managers Foster Interdisciplinary Communication as part of the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium. Read a summary of the series[...]
International Center, Spartan Rooms
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
12:00 pm
Raechel A. White, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Science, will be presenting Imagining the Past Through Technical Documents and Personal Accounts: Remote Sensing & Our History as part of the University Interdisciplinary[...]
International Center, Spartan Rooms
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Mohammad Khalil, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, will be presenting Teaching Islam through Music Videos as part of the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium. Read a summary of the series below: The University Interdisciplinary Colloquium celebrates excellence[...]
International Center, Spartan Rooms
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
12:00 pm
Elena Ruiz, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, will be presenting Understanding Structural Violence: An Integrative Approach as part of the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium. Read a summary of the series below: The University Interdisciplinary Colloquium celebrates excellence[...]
International Center, Spartan Rooms
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
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