EVENTS

Calendar

6:00 pm
Featuring Dr. Ridley Dr. Ridley will reflect on the interconnections and long history of jazz music and protest. In particular, he will examine the many connections between jazz and protest during the Civil Rights movement,[...]
Club Spartan, Case Hall
2:30 pm
Please join us for the Commemoration of the First MSU MLK Assassination Protest March from the Kellogg Center to Beaumont Tower, led by Dr. Robert L. Green, Wednesday, April 4th at 2:30. Dr. Green led the first MLK march[...]
Spartan Statue
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.[...]
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
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 @ 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.[...]
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
5:00 pm
Please join us in welcoming our Fall 2018 Artist-in-Residence, Nanibah Chacon! Chacon is bringing her talent as a painter, muralist, and art educator to shine a spotlight on Indigenous voices, traditions, and ecology. The Welcome Reception will[...]
International Center, Room 303
12:00 pm
The DRN is proud to showcase four MSU faculty members who will share current and evolving work. Faculty will present a 5-7 minute flash talk for the purposes of gathering your constructive feedback and discussion[...]
MSU Union, Mosaic Center Conference Room
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
MSU Union Art Gallery 49 Abbott Road, Rm. 230, East Lansing, MI 48824   The Wash (As It Seams) Solo exhibition featuring the work of Babette Shaw. January 21 – March 2, 2019 Artist Lecture[...]
MSU Union Art Gallery
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
BABETTE SHAW / JANUARY 31 / 326 NATURAL SCIENCE / 6PM                                                                                 Photography-based social practice artist, Babette Shaw addresses issues concerning gender and race constructions and disparities in contemporary culture, as well as their archaic underpinnings.[...]
326 Natural Science
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
BY WAY OF REVOLUTION Solo exhibition featuring the work of Helina Metaferia, MSU Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies. February 8 – March 29, 2019 Reception Friday, February 8 6–8pm   Please join (SCENE) Metrospace and the[...]
(SCENE) Metrospace
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