EVENTS

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Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
In this talk, Dr. Ted Merwin, Associate Professor of Judaic Studies at Dickinson College, argues that Judaism’s characterization as a “worldly” religion in which the pleasures of the body are openly celebrated goes only part of the[...]
225 Old Horticulture
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
DR. LAWRENCE BARON PROFESSOR EMERITUS, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY FORMER NASATIR CHAIR OF MODERN JEWISH HISTORY AND DIRECTOR OF THE JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM As the Holocaust increasingly has been incorporated into public education, feature films,[...]
Club Spartan, Case 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
4:30 pm
Showing “Missing Johnny” (2017) and “The Great Buddha” (2017).
B115 Wells Hall
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
Sep 16 – Sep 17 all-day
12:00 am
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel and reflect on that history, the Michigan State University Jewish Studies Program is very proud to sponsor its largest academic conference ever:[...]
Kellogg Center
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