EVENTS

Calendar

Jan 20 – Mar 10 all-day
12:00 am
IN THE ABSENCE OF SIGHT A Solo Exhibition featuring the work of Alejandro T. Acierto, MSU Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies January 19 – March 10, 2018 RECEPTION January 19, 6-8PM, REMARKS 7PM Join us Friday,[...]
(SCENE) Metrospace
12:00 am
WATER Puerto Rico……Flint a Human Right Exhibition Reception A solo exhibition featuring Karen Hampton, MSU Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies. JANUARY 19 – MARCH 23, 2018 RECEPTION JANUARY 19, 5-7PM, REMARKS AT 6:15PM Join us Friday,[...]
MSU Union Art Gallery
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
6:00 pm
Dr. Elizabeth Sanders introduced many of the tools and methods being used today to drive and/ or inspire design from a human-centered perspective. Sanders teaches Design at The Ohio State University and is the founder[...]
107, South Kedzie 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
7:00 pm
Bamboozled (Spike Lee, 2000) Presented by Josh Lam A blistering satire of network television’s pitfalls and prejudices, a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a television writer’s stunning rise[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 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.[...]