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.[...]
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 28 @ 9:00 am MSU Union Ballroom
This event will kick-off the new school year and introduce Freshmen to the College of Arts & Letters.
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 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm B310 Wells Hall
ZIG JACKSON / OCTOBER 8 / B310 WELLS / 7PM Photographer and Professor at SCAD, Zig Jackson identifies and tackles issues that sometimes radically different Native American tribes have in common such as how to[...]
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 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 109 South Kedzie Hall
DEL HARROW/ OCTOBER 16 / 109 S KEDZIE / 6PM Spanning the genres of sculpture, ceramics and design, Del Harrow is an Associate Professor at CSU. His art practice integrates traditional manual and skill-based forming[...]
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.
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 107 South Kedzie
RENEE MUSSAI / OCTOBER 25 / 107 S KEDZIE / 6PM London-based curator, writer, and art historian, Renée Mussai is Curator and head of Archive at Autograph ABP, an arts charity that works internationally in[...]
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm MSU Library, 4th Floor Green Room
Join the Department of Art, Art History, and Design on Friday, November 2 from 2-4pm in the MSU Main Library 4th Floor Green Room for the Biennial Art History and Visual Culture Alumni Symposium. This[...]
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MSU Union Ball Room
TITUS KAPHAR / NOVEMBER 5 / MSU Union Ball Room /6PM Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Titus Kaphar lives and works on the east coast. Kaphar’s mixed media work, speaks to the most vital discussions happening[...]
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 107 South Kedzie Hall
OLIVIA GUDE / NOVEMBER 12 / 107 S KEDZIE / 6PM Olivia Gude is a Professor of Art Education at SAIC and a Professor Emerita at UIC. Gude is a member of the Council for[...]
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MSU Library, 4th Floor Green Room
DR STEPHEN EISENMAN / NOVEMBER 29 / MSU LIBRARY GREEN ROOM / 6PM Dr. Stephen Eisenman is a Professor of Art History at Northwestern. Eisenman is the author of nine books, including most recently Zooicide, with[...]