EVENTS

Calendar

Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm S107 South Kedzie Hall
Lecture by Tanja Petrovich, Institute for Culture and Memory Studies, Slovenia “Military Service in Socialist Yugoslavia:  Making Sense of (Post)Yugoslav Masculinity.” This lecture is part of GSAH’s “Rethinking State Socialism” speaker series organized by Dr.[...]
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013) Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman[...]
Mar 22 @ 7:28 pm B122 Wells Hall
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013) Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman[...]
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pedagogy/Writing Workshop: Submitting to Conferences / Preparing the Conference Paper Abstract / Organizing Panels Wells Hall A-108
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Robin Theatre
Beauty and the Glitch 7pm • Friday, March 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing Beauty and the Glitch celebrates contemporary digital animation’s power to confound, provoke, and mesmerize. From the hypnotic neural landscapes[...]
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Screening of Thrust into Heaven, a documentary about “forced” conversions of Hindu women married to Muslim men in Pakistan, and panel discussion with filmmaker Dr. Jürgen Schaflechner, in the Green Room, 4th Floor, MSU Library
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[...]
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Screening of To Sleep with Anger (dir. Charles Burnett) Wells B122
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
talk/roundtable on Charles Burnett Location: Wells B122
Mar 28 @ 4:10 pm – 6:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
James Naremore is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, and the author of Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge, the first book-length study of the director. His other books include More than Night: Film Noir[...]
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Poetics as Forms of Resistance: An Evening with Cheryl Clarke Dr. Cheryl Clarke, Poet, Essayist, Activist, and Educator. March 29th 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Wells B342
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
3/29 Buzzard (Joel Potrykus, 2014) Presented by Joel Potrykus Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to hide-out in his co-worker’s basement while his latest con cools off. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, a[...]
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We have rescheduled the Queer Inclusive Learning and Leadership (QuILL) workshop with the LGBT Resource Center at MSU (it was originally scheduled for January, but was cancelled due to weather). To attend, you will need to take[...]
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 5 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
Bamboozled (Spike Lee, 2000) Presented by Josh Lam A blistering satire of network television’s pitfalls and prejudices, a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a television writer’s stunning rise[...]
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 7 @ 2:00 pm Delta Township District Library
Join the Delta Township District Library for a conversation with journalist Sridhar Pappu, author of The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain and the end of Baseball’s Golden Age to learn about two remarkable pitchers,[...]
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 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Creative Writing Inaugural Lecture in the Hyphen series: Rob Halpern, 4pm. location TBA
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Please join ENG 818: “Substrates of Cinema: Infrastructure, Media, Logistics” for a Skype conversation with Dr. Shannon Mattern(The New School) about her recent work and Bill Morrison’s celebrated film Dawson City: Frozen Time. In addition to Morrison’s film,[...]
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 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall, B117
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Egyptian Film Night Moderator: Ayman Mohamed
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 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Proseminar/Boyadjian on archives, 3pm
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 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
Tilsammens/Together (Lucas Moodysson, 2000) Presented by Bill Vincent In 1970s Sweden, the commune “Together” discovers that it definitely is not together.  Gradually, the group reforms and rediscovers what they were looking for in the first place.
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 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Abrams Planetarium
Enlightened Forms: Embodiment and Visual Spaces in Abstract Film 5:30pm • Friday • 13 April 2018 • Abrams Planetarium MSU, 755 Science Rd., East Lansing TBA —Programmed by Kelly Egan, with Lyn Goeringer  
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
Student Film Showcase Presented by Pete Johnston A celebration of student created films from the past year, followed by a Q&A with some of the film creators.