EVENTS

Calendar

Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
 
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
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
A discussion by Nida Abdullah about a framework for capturing interdisciplinary dialogue.
MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Are you interested in: History, Museums, Museum Education, Curation, Natural Science, Planetariums, Anthropology, Exhibition Design, or Parks and Recreation and Tourism? Come learn about the Museum Studies Minor.   Refreshments will be provided.   For[...]
105B Berkey 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
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Pedagogy/Writing Workshop: Submitting to Conferences / Preparing the Conference Paper Abstract / Organizing Panels Wells Hall A-108
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
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
7:30 pm
Screening of To Sleep with Anger (dir. Charles Burnett) Wells B122
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
talk/roundtable on Charles Burnett Location: Wells B122
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
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30 pm
Poetics as Forms of Resistance: An Evening with Cheryl Clarke Dr. Cheryl Clarke, Poet, Essayist, Activist, and Educator. March 29th 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Wells B342
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
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The University Interdisciplinary Colloquium celebrates excellence in interdisciplinary research that involves humanists or artists as partners. Presentations will be delivered by accomplished interdisciplinary scholars who are engaged in work that integrates a wide variety of[...]
Lake Superior Room, MSU Union
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
We have rescheduled the Queer Inclusive Learning and Leadership (QuILL) workshop with the LGBT Resource Center at MSU (it was originally scheduled for January, but was cancelled due to weather). To attend, you will need to take[...]
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.[...]
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Join the Delta Township District Library for a conversation with journalist Sridhar Pappu, author of The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain and the end of Baseball’s Golden Age to learn about two remarkable pitchers,[...]
Delta Township District Library
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
Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Creative Writing Inaugural Lecture in the Hyphen series: Rob Halpern, 4pm. location TBA
5:30 pm
Please join ENG 818: “Substrates of Cinema: Infrastructure, Media, Logistics” for a Skype conversation with Dr. Shannon Mattern(The New School) about her recent work and Bill Morrison’s celebrated film Dawson City: Frozen Time. In addition to Morrison’s film,[...]
B342 Wells Hall
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
7:00 pm
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Egyptian Film Night Moderator: Ayman Mohamed
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
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Proseminar/Boyadjian on archives, 3pm
Apr 12 @ 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.[...]