EVENTS

Calendar

Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm MSU International Center, rm 115
You are invited to meet a publisher and a literary agent on Monday, January 22. Navah Wolfe is a Hugo and Locus Award-nominated editor at Saga Press. She is also the coeditor of Robots vs Fairies and The Starlit Wood: New Fairy[...]
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 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.[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
The Big Lebowski (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1998) Presented by Justus Nieland Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski who insists on being called “the Dude,” a laid-back, easygoing burnout who happens to have the same name as[...]
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm B117 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 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.[...]
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall, B117
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Indian Film Night Moderators: S. Pillai & J. Singh
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall, B117
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Iranian Film Night Moderator: Kaveh Askari
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 9:30 pm International Center, Room 303
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[...]
Apr 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 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.[...]
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm International Center, Room 303
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[...]
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm International Center, Rooms 302-303
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[...]
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm East Arbor Architecture + Gallery
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[...]
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm MSU International Center, Room 115
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[...]
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm International Center, Room 303
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[...]
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
The 17th TROPOS Graduate Conference will take place October 12-13, 2018 with the topic “Whose Reality? Representing and Represented Identities in Arts and Politics”.The conference will welcome Alison James, Associate Professor of French Literature (University of Chicago) as[...]
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm Urban Planning and Landscape Architechure Room 105
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm Wells Hall B119
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.
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm MSU Broad Art Museum
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[...]
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm B-310 Wells Hall
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,[...]
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm MSU Union, Mosaic Center Conference Room
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[...]