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Mar
13
Tue
How to Create a Fashion Business @ MSU Innovation Center
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
How to Create a Fashion Business @ MSU Innovation Center

Are you looking to build your own fashion business? Come to this workshop and hear from Meleena Herring, Operations Coordinator of The Runway. You’ll learn about:

  • Developing inspiration for your fashion line
  • Tips for finding your market
  • Things to know when planning your collection
  • Developing your collection
  • Production
  • Taking your line to market
Entrepreneur’s Pocket Guide Workshop Series: Business Model Canvas @ The 300 Room at Spartan Innovations
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Entrepreneur's Pocket Guide Workshop Series: Business Model Canvas @ The 300 Room at Spartan Innovations

Spartan Innovations has developed a new workshop series to help entrepreneurs follow the road to success! The Business Model Canvas workshop is held every two weeks.
Learn how to develop and create a business model canvas. Note to Hatch members: this is a requirement.

Tanja Petrovich, “Military Service in Socialist Yugoslavia” @ S107 South Kedzie Hall
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Tanja Petrovich, "Military Service in Socialist Yugoslavia" @ S107 South Kedzie Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Lecture by Tanja Petrovich, Institute for Culture and Memory Studies, Slovenia

“Military Service in Socialist Yugoslavia:  Making Sense of (Post)Yugoslav Masculinity.”

This lecture is part of GSAH’s “Rethinking State Socialism” speaker series organized by Dr. Nikolary Karkov.

The lecture discusses the meaning of memories of the gendered, collective national experience of mandatory military service in socialist Yugoslavia. These memories still connect several generations of men – the same men who in the 1990s more or less actively participated in the violent destruction of the country they had served. Irrespective of their personal and professional trajectories, for most of former recruits their army service experience remains important and meaningful. How does the aftermath of national trauma reveal dimensions of this militarized, yet fractured, contested, impassioned, and even sentimental masculinity? How did selves, shaped by the homogenous, socially cohesive experiences in a hierarchical military, survive the centrifugal forces of civil war? How are these memories incorporated into broader narratives through which Yugoslavia is historicized? What light they shed on the relationship between manhood, violence and nationhood? How do they complicate our understanding of state socialism and its disciplinary mechanisms, and what lessons do they hold for the future?

GSAH Tanja Petrovic Flyer Mar 13 2018 draft

Live Lit Reading
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar
14
Wed
Entrepreneur’s Pocket Guide Workshop Series: Create a Business Plan @ The Hatch
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Entrepreneur's Pocket Guide Workshop Series: Create a Business Plan @ The Hatch

Spartan Innovations has developed a new workshop series to help entrepreneurs follow the road to success! Learn how to create a business plan – you will need this for investors, financial insititutions, competitions, etc! Ken Szymusiak, Managing Director for the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, will lead this workshop.

Mar
15
Thu
MSU Film Collective: SOODHU KAVVUM/EVIL ENGULFS @ B122 Wells Hall
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: SOODHU KAVVUM/EVIL ENGULFS @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

(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 kidnapper. And it’s the three trying to pull a high profile kidnapping, but other characters come in to mess it up. All the while, they’re being chased by a mute cop who’s very good at what he does. The movie features several great character actors from the industry and insane music.

Mar
16
Fri
Unpacking Your Education Abroad Experiences Workshop @ B-122 Wells Hall
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Unpacking Your Education Abroad Experiences Workshop @ B-122 Wells Hall

Bring your computer and/or printed copies of your completed Gilman personal statement and follow on project essays and Education Abroad staff will review them and provide notes and suggestions to increase your chances of success.

Mar
21
Wed
Entrepreneur’s Pocket Guide: Investment and Term Sheets, with Patti Glaza @ The 300 Room at Spartan Innovations
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Entrepreneur's Pocket Guide: Investment and Term Sheets, with Patti Glaza @ The 300 Room at Spartan Innovations

Spartan Innovations has developed a new workshop series to help entrepreneurs follow the road to success! Get ready for your investor pitch! Learn how to create investment and term sheets.

MSU Summer Job and Internship Fair @ MSU Breslin Center
Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
MSU Summer Job and Internship Fair @ MSU Breslin Center

The Summer Job and Internship career fair is open to organizations looking for students to fill part-time, full time, or internship positions for the Summer semester..

Innovate State with Jen Estill @ The 300 Room at Spartan Innovations
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Innovate State with Jen Estill @ The 300 Room at Spartan Innovations

Jennifer Estill is the founder and creative director of Redhead Design Studio—a strategy, marketing and creative development shop in Old Town, Lansing. There, she helps build brands and advocacy campaigns that speak to audiences in meaningful ways. She believes the best communications and marketing solutions are found at the intersection of critical thinking, strategy, creativity and logic. Jennifer has served a variety of clients in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, such as the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Natural Resources Defense Council. She routinely helps other entrepreneurs find their voice, developing everything from company names to visual brands to marketing plans. Her works has garnered numerous awards for creativity and excellence. Jen graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in journalism. She is also co-host of the Speak Easy Podcast, which explores the intricacies of leadership in the creative industry.