EVENTS

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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
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
12:00 pm
Dr. Phillips will discuss 3 ongoing research projects at the Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC), and reflect on lessons learned from interdisciplinarity.
MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
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
6:00 pm
For more than 20 years, Sol Sender has been honing the expertise required to be just such a partner—and has put it into practice shaping, strengthening and transforming some of the world’s leading brands. With[...]
Abrams Planetarium
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
6:00 pm
A Fellow of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Maria’s talent and achievements as a designer over the last 25 years have been recognized by some of the profession’s most notable organizations and publications: Communication Arts, Graphis[...]
Abrams Planetarium
12:00 pm
About the speaker: Kellie Rae Carter leads user research for the Customer 360 product at Salesforce, the world’s #1 relationship management (CRM) platform.
Digital Scholarship Lab @ MSU Main Library
9:30 am
Interrogating Identity Formation and Passing in Global Contexts Faculty Learning Community  “Passing to the Side of the Other in Russian Cinema”  Exploring Russian-Muslim Relations with Dr. Jason Merrill, Professor of Russian Studies. Friday, November 30,[...]
B-310 Wells Hall
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day
12:00 am
As educators and practitioners in the educational sphere, we must think about accessibility as an issue of access and inclusion, and about creating equitable experiences for all learners. This year, the Accessible Learning Conference (ALC) explores accessibility (a11y)[...]
Kellogg Center
3:30 pm
A Special Presentation by Zaheer Ali of the Brooklyn Historical Society and New York University. Cosponsored by MSU African American and African Studies, Muslim Studies Program, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, Department of Religious[...]
MSU International Center, Room 303
6:00 pm
MOREHSHIN ALLAHYARI / FEBRUARY 6 / 326 NATURAL SCIENCE /6PM                                                                         Morehshin Allahyari is an Iranian artist, activist, educator, and occasional curator. Her work deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day.[...]
326 Natural Science
6:30 pm
A Special Presentation by Professor Ula Yvette Taylor, H. Michael and Jeanne Williams Chair of African American Studies & African Diaspora Studies, University of California-Berkeley. Cosponsored by African American and African Studies, Muslim Studies Program,[...]
MSU International Center, Room 303
7:00 pm
QAIS ASSALI / MARCH 20 / MSU BROAD / 7PM Qais Assali is an AAHD Artist in Residence: Critical Race Studies. His interdisciplinary work stages questions between site and the body in relation to his[...]
MSU Broad Art Museum
4:00 pm
A special presentation by Professor Kayla Wheeler, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Digital Studies at Grand Valley State University at MSU’s International Center regarding Black Islam and Hip Hop.
MSU International Center, Room 303
Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
A special presentation by Professor Kayla Wheeler, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Digital Studies, Grand Valley State University.
MSU International Center, Room 303
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
ANJA GROTEN / MARCH 27 / 326 NATURAL SCIENCE / 6PM Anja Groten is an independent designer and researcher based in Amsterdam. Investigating the possibilities of frictional encounters as part of design practice, Groten designs[...]
326 Natural Science
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
DR ORKAN TELHAN / APRIL 10 / 326 NATURAL SCIENCE  / 6PM                                                                                         Dr. Orkan Telhan is an interdisciplinary artist, designer and researcher whose investigations focus on the design of interrogative objects, interfaces, and media, engaging[...]
326 Natural Science
4:00 pm
The 12th annual Muslim Studies Program Conference will be happening from April 11 to 12 at the International Center, featuring Keynote Speaker Debbie Almontaser.
MSU International Center, Room 303