EVENTS

Calendar

12:00 am
MSU Special Collections Library Gallery Exhibition “Take off! Comics from the Great White North!” at the Main Library, Special Collections Gallery.
MSU Main Library
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[...]
RCAH Theater, Snyder Hall Basement
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[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Snyder-Phillips Hall
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
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[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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
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[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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.
MSU Main Library
7:00 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[...]
MSU Broad Art Museum
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[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 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[...]
MSU Library, 4th Floor Green Room
7:00 pm
Creator Keynote Address with Seth, in MSU’s Main Library in the Green Room, 4th floor west.
MSU Main Library
Feb 22 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
8:30 pm
Public Reception with Seth and Qiana Whitted in MSU’s Main Library, Green Room, 4th floor west.
MSU Main Library
10:30 am
Artist Alley and Panel Discussions at MSU’s Main Library, 3rd floor west
MSU Main Library
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 emcordes@lib.msu.edu with subject heading: MSU COMICS COLLECTION TOUR.
MSU Main Library
12:00 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[...]
MSU Library, 3rd Floor Beal Room
12:00 pm
Scholar Keynote Address with Qiana Whitted at MSU’s Main Library, Digital Scholarship Lab Flex Space, 2nd floor west.
MSU Main Library
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Grab some coffee and cake and join the discussion as we hear from faculty in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design with our series of Faculty and Student Workshops. Each workshop features a[...]
126A Kresge Art Center
7:00 pm
2/28 Blackboards (Samira Makhmalbaf, 2000) Presented by Kaveh Askari Itinerant Kurdish teachers Said (Said Mohamadi) and Reeboir (Bahman Ghobadi) find many uses for the blackboards they tote, some of which actually pertain to education. Others include doubling[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
3/14 Fame (Alan Parker, 1980) Presented by Ling Hsu Young men and women audition for coveted spots at the New York High School of Performing Arts. Those who make the cut discover that it takes a lot[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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
7:00 pm
3/21 Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977) Presented by Joshua Lam Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Germany to attend ballet school. When she arrives, late on a stormy night, no one lets her in, and she sees Pat (Eva[...]
B122 Wells Hall
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
7:00 pm
3/28 Young Törless (Volker Schlöndorff, 1966) Presented by Matthew Handelman At a boarding school in 1900s Austria, cruel bullies Beineberg (Bernd Tischer) and Reiting (Fred Dietz) go to great lengths to embarrass, abuse and dehumanize their pathetic[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
4/4 The First Teacher (Andrei Konchalovsky, 1965) Presented by Yelena Kalinsky Diuishen, a recently demobilized Red Army soldier, is determined to spread the international proletarian revolution to the most backwards corners of Soviet Central Asia. Altynai, an[...]
B122 Wells Hall
3:00 pm
Artist Discussion and Book Signing with Box Brown, Schuler Books – 1982 Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864
Schuler Books