EVENTS

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Sep
19
Wed
Colloquium: Daniel Fandino, Erica Holt, & Kate Birdsall @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Colloquium: Daniel Fandino, Erica Holt, & Kate Birdsall @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Hear from recipients of Digital Humanities Summer Seed Grant funding. Learn about The Longhua Civilian Assembly Center project, and the Digital & Community Publishing Collective.

Oct
17
Wed
Colloquium: Alexandra Hidalgo & Jon Keune @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Colloquium: Alexandra Hidalgo & Jon Keune @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Hear from recipients of Digital Humanities Summer Seed Grant funding. Learn about The Weeping Season film and the Bhakti Virtual Archive project.

Nov
29
Thu
Locus Mini-Symposium @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Locus Mini-Symposium @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

LOCUS is a forum for students, faculty and researchers to present works in progress, share ideas, and build relationships. Each LOCUS is built around a broad yet distinct theme, method, or topic. It is offered by MSU Libraries, the College of Arts and Letters, and LEADR, and it is intended to help foster a vibrant, collaborative, and active research community interested in digital humanities and social sciences.

Apr
8
Wed
POSTPONED: Wednesday Night Live/Spring Poetry Festival @ RCAH Theater
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

 

This event is co-sponsored with the Center for Poetry, College of Law, College of Arts and Letters, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, College of Education, James Madison College, and Lyman Briggs College.

A widely requested speaker, Betts often gives talks about his own experience, detailing his trek from incarceration to Yale Law School and the role that grit, perseverance, and literature played in his success. Also, he has given lectures on topics ranging from mass incarceration to contemporary poetry and the intersection of literature and advocacy.  Between his work in public defense, his years of advocacy, and Betts’s own experiences as a teenager in maximum security prisons uniquely position him to speak to the failures of the current criminal justice system and present encouraging ideas for change. That work has led Betts to be appointed by President Barack Obama to appoint him to the Coordinating Council of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and more recently for Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut to appoint him to the Criminal Justice Commission, the state body responsible for hiring prosecutors in Connecticut. His recently released book of poetry, Felon, which is a collection of poems he wrote in reflection of life after prison. Reginald Dwayne Betts transformed is a critically acclaimed writer and graduate of the Yale Law School.