EVENTS

Calendar

Mar 13 – Mar 30 all-day Kresge Art Center Conference Room 126A
The Womxn of Color Initiatives (WOCI), an effort to organize events for women of color and their allies at Michigan State University and in the greater Lansing community, is bringing MSU alumna Shani Peters back[...]
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 @ 6:00 pm Club Spartan, Case Hall
Featuring Dr. Ridley Dr. Ridley will reflect on the interconnections and long history of jazz music and protest. In particular, he will examine the many connections between jazz and protest during the Civil Rights movement,[...]
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 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm MSU Main Libraries, 4th Floor Green Room
The Womxn of Color Initiatives (WOCI), an effort to organize events for women of color and their allies at Michigan State University and in the greater Lansing community, is bringing MSU alumna Shani Peters back[...]
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 4 @ 2:30 pm Spartan Statue
Please join us for the Commemoration of the First MSU MLK Assassination Protest March from the Kellogg Center to Beaumont Tower, led by Dr. Robert L. Green, Wednesday, April 4th at 2:30. Dr. Green led the first MLK march[...]
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.