EVENTS

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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
7:00 pm
DR. LAWRENCE BARON PROFESSOR EMERITUS, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY FORMER NASATIR CHAIR OF MODERN JEWISH HISTORY AND DIRECTOR OF THE JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM As the Holocaust increasingly has been incorporated into public education, feature films,[...]
Club Spartan, Case Hall
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
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
Sep 16 – Sep 17 all-day
12:00 am
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel and reflect on that history, the Michigan State University Jewish Studies Program is very proud to sponsor its largest academic conference ever:[...]
Kellogg Center
6:30 pm
Dear Students and Colleagues, In the wake of the terrible tragedy that unfolded on Saturday at the Tree of Life synagogue outside of Pittsburgh, the College of Arts & Letters stands in solidarity with the[...]
MSU Hillel
5:00 pm
On Monday, November 5th at 5pm the Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel is also sponsoring a forum/teach-in on antisemitism in the wake of this mass shooting at Club Sparta in Case (third[...]
Club Sparta
7:00 pm
The MSU Broad is proud to present David Lamelas’ new short film, In Our Time (2018). Part of the Broad Underground Film Series, this event will also feature a screening of two short films directed[...]
MSU Broad Art Museum
7:00 pm
Moscow Doesn’t Believe in Tears (Vladimir Menshov, 1980) Presented by Yelena Kalinsky Living together in a workers’ dorm, Katerina (Vera Alentova) and her friends are determined to make it in Moscow. But when a boorish cameraman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Forgotten Space (Allan Sekula, 2010) Presented by Lily Woodruff  The Forgotten Space follows container cargo aboard ships, barges, trains and trucks, listening to workers, engineers, planners, politicians, and those alienated by the global transport system. We[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Un Coeur en Hiver (Claude Sautet, 1993) Presented by Bill Vincent Violin player Camille (Emmanuelle Béart) begins an affair with Maxime (André Dussollier), who is prepared to leave his wife. But then Camille goes to Maxime’s[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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
7:00 pm
The Hudsucker Proxy (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1994) Presented by Dan Smith New York City, December 1958. Newly arrived from Indiana, Norville Barnes walks into the Hudsucker Building just as the company president leaps to his death from[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Technology and Identity || Sondra Perry Works 7:00pm • Friday, December 7, 2018 • The Robin Theatre, REO Town, Lansing Sondra Perry mixes 3D digital animation with found footage from video games, YouTube, and other popular[...]
The Robin Theatre
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Film Studies will be hosting a lecture by Mikki Kressbach: “Quantifying the Everyday Through Wearable Fitness Trackers, or What Big Data Feels Like” Friday, 1/18, C640 Wells, 2:00-3:30 Flyer
C640 Wells
6:30 pm
Dr. Evelyn María Dean-Olmsted (Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Pidras) will analyze how in the late 2000s, young Shami (Damascene) and Halebi (Aleppan) Jewish Mexicans were coming of age[...]
JMC Library, 332 Case Hall
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Dr. Kerry Wallach (Associate Professor and Chair of German Studies at Gettysburg College) will lead a book discussion on her book, Passing Illusions, which examines constructions of German-Jewish visibility and instances in the 1920s and[...]
Wells Hall B-342
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Forum for students to share and/or hear from fellow students about experiences of antisemitism at MSU. Hillel Staff and Serling faculty will be at the forum. A kosher dinner from Woody’s Oasis will be provided.
MSU Hillel Jewish Student Center
7:00 pm
Join the Brothers Yares (Gavri-Tov and Ami) for a music-filled journey stretching from their pastoral upbringing in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs to the hills of Jerusalem, the shores of Jafa and back again. Their[...]
Kellogg Center Auditorium
7:00 pm
Faculty, students, and community members are welcome to join a discussion of Nathan Englander’s new book, Dinner at the Center of the Earth in anticipation of his lecture on this book on February 25th.
Wells Hall B-342
2:00 pm
In New York City in the 20th Century, Jews officially changed their names at a much higher rate than other groups. Antisemitism and Jewish desires for upward mobility combined to help propel this phenomenon. But[...]
256 Old Horticulture
3:00 pm
Sixty Six Lewis Klahr (2015) 3:00pm || Friday, February 22, 2019 || B122 Wells Hall || Michigan State University 619 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 Listed as one of the 10 Best Films[...]
B122 Wells
3:30 pm
Faculty, students, and the community are welcome to discuss with Dr. Kirsten Fermaglich (Associate Professor, History and Jewish Studies) her recently published book, A Rosenberg by Any Other Name: a History of Jewish Name Changing[...]
256 Old Horticulture
7:00 pm
Nathan Englander (Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, New York University) will discuss his recently published book, Dinner at the Center of the Earth. He is also the author of the novel The Ministry of Special Cases and the[...]
MSU Library Green Room