EVENTS

Calendar

7:00 pm
Presented by John Valadez Michigan native Michael Moore’s début film Roger and Me not only broke new ground in its presentation of the documentary essay, but was also a commercial and critical success.  Released in 1989 the[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Ellen McCallum will workshop “Animate Lands: Antonioni’s Queer Narrativity” and “A Moving Which Is Not a Moving: Michael Snow’s ‘Wavelength’” on Friday, January 26, from 2-4pm in C640 Wells. 
7:00 pm
Oedipal Effigies & Modern Myths 7pm • Friday, January 26, 2018 Broad Art Museum, Educational Wing —Programmed by Yelena Kalinsky & Ellen McCallum Taking a cue from the Broad’s exhibition Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and[...]
Broad Art Museum, Educational Wing
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Ted Underwood visit
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Michigan Writers Series: Divya Victor, 7-8pm Library Green Room
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
“The City Lament: Lamenting Jerusalem in the Medieval Mediterranean” Tamar Boyadjian is an assistant professor in the MSU Department of English. Her forthcoming book (2018) entitled The City Lament: Lamenting Jerusalem in the Medieval Mediterranean, examines[...]
Feb 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Beyond Hashtags: Implementing Black Lives Matter as Pedagogy. Regina Bradley, Assistant Professor, Kennesaw State University. February 8th, 3:30-5:00pm, Wells Hall B243
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
This workshop will complement the Department’s comprehensive exams workshop, focusing on both the comps proposal and the dissertation proposal. The roundtable format will feature between 4-5 faculty members and graduate students who will discuss the[...]
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 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 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Matt Wilkins, “Textual Geographies: Place, Computation, and Literature at Scale.”
3:00 pm
First Hour: Conference/CFP selection and important conferences for specific academic areas The first part of this workshop will focus on conference basics. Its target audience is first- and second-year graduate students who may or may[...]
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Haiti Bride 7pm • Friday, February 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing —Programmed by Ken Harrow TBA Broad Underground is an ongoing collaboration between the MSU Broad, Film Studies program, and Department of[...]
Robin Theatre
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Jean Ma (Stanford) and Sonya Posmentier (NYW)); Moving Images Workshop: Jean Ma, (E. Asian musicals)
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Whether we teach courses focused on writing and rhetoric, literature, film, or other forms of cultural production, emphasis on close reading and critical thinking is a crucial component of our students’ progress. However, the kinds[...]
7:00 pm
Haiti Bride 7pm • Friday, March 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing —Programmed by Misha Mihailova TBA Broad Underground is an ongoing collaboration between the MSU Broad, Film Studies program, and Department of English[...]
Robin Theatre
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 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, time and location TBA
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
talk/roundtable on Charles Burnett
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30 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
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 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 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Creative Writing Inaugural Lecture in the Hyphen series: Rob Halpern, 4pm. location TBA
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Proseminar/Boyadjian on archives, 3pm
5:30 pm
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 Lyn Goeringer  
Abrams Planetarium
Apr 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 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.[...]
4:30 pm
Teaching in, around, and through Whiteness Emery Petchauer, Associate Professor, Michigan State University April, 26, 4:30-6pm, Wells Hall B243