Jan 15 – Feb 24 all-day
MSU Special Collections Library Gallery Exhibition “Take off! Comics from the Great White North!” at the Main Library, Special Collections Gallery.
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
This premiere screening of more than a dozen cinepoems celebrates the collaboration of filmmakers and poets from the MSU Film Studies Program, the RCAH Center for Poetry, and other filmmakers and poets from across the[...]
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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[...]
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm
1/24 D.E.B.S. (Angela Robinson, 2004) Presented by Lyn Goeringer Filmmaker Angela Robinson writes and directs the action comedy D.E.B.S., a feature-length adaptation of her award-winning short film produced by a grant from POWER UP (Professional Organization of[...]
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm
The 2nd Annual Social Justice Art Festival is a one (1)-day event co-hosted by James Madison College (JMC) and the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH). Art is a useful tool that encompasses[...]
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 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[...]
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm
1/31 Minute Bodies (Stuart Staples, 2016) with Secrets of Natureshorts Presented by Katie Greulich Early naturalist, inventor and filmmaker F. Percy Smith (1880-1945) was one of the first to develop techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action. Smith’s[...]
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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.
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm
2/7 Real Genius (Martha Coolidge, 1985) Presented by Julian Chambliss While classic is perhaps too strong a description, Real Genius (1985) offers a snapshot of1980s filmmaking about cold war anxiety that we should not ignore. While more serious films[...]
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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[...]
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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.
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm
2/14 An Education (Lone Scherfig, 2009) Presented by Ellen McCallum Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is a teen with a bright future; she’s smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David (Peter[...]
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm
Muslim Journeys Publics Lecture and Book Discussion – Green Lanterns vol. 1 (rebirth): Rage Planet with Dr. Julian Chambliss and Dr. Salah Hassan at MSU’s Main Library in the Green Room, 4th floor west.
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
Helina Metaferia is one of the two artists invited for the Spring Critical Race Studies Residency program. Metaferia is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, installation, and collage. Her work, “(Middle) Passage for Dreams”[...]
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
HELINA METAFERIA / FEBRUARY 20 / MSU BROAD / 7PM Helina Metaferia is an AAHD Artist in Residence: Critical Race Studies. Metaferia is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, installation, and collage. Her research[...]
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
2/21 The Girl with All the Gifts (Colm McCarthy, 2014) Presented by Jessica and Michael Stokes The near future humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its[...]
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]
Feb 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 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[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SETH / FEB 22 / MSU LIBRARY GREEN ROOM / 7PM Seth is the award-winning cartoonist behind the comic book series Palookavile. He is also the designer for several classic comics reprint series, notably the[...]
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am
Private Tour of MSU Special Collections Library, home of the world’s largest public collection of comic books), reservation required, walk-ups not admitted. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading: MSU COMICS COLLECTION TOUR.
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
DR QIANA WHITTED / FEBRUARY 23 / MSU LIBRARY BEAL ROOM / 12PM Dr. Qiana Whitted teaches at USC, her research focuses on African-American literary studies and American comic books. Her most recently published[...]
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Scholar Keynote Address with Qiana Whitted at MSU’s Main Library, Digital Scholarship Lab Flex Space, 2nd floor west.
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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[...]
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