EVENTS

Calendar

7:00 pm
Join us for the kickoff of the MSU Big Read 2018! A screening of the short film What Happens to a Dream Deferred will be accompanied by a panel discussion with Veronica Thronson, José Badillo-Carlos, and[...]
Green Room MSU Main Library
6:30 pm
A screening of The Magnificent Seven (1960) will be happening at the Downtown Lansing branch of the Capital Area District Libraries on March 20th. Film Summary: A Mexican village is at the mercy of Calvera, the leader[...]
Downtown Lansing Branch - Capital Area District Libraries
6:30 pm
A screening of The Magnificent Seven (2016) will be happening at the Downtown Lansing branch of the Capital Area District Libraries on March 28th. Film Summary: Looking to mine for gold, greedy industrialist Bartholomew Bogue seizes control[...]
Downtown Lansing Branch - Capital Area District Libraries
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
7:00 pm
Join us for an evening with Luís Alberto Urrea, author of Into the Beautiful North. The book is the feature of the MSU Big Read program, funded by the NEA. There will be a public reading[...]
The Robin Theatre
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
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