EVENTS

Calendar

Oct 16 @ 1:59 pm – 2:59 pm Spare Time Entertainment Center
The Department of English MUSE Scholars Program will host MUSE bowling night at Spare Time Entertainment Center. MUSE scholars, current graduate students, and faculty are welcome to join us on Friday, October 18th at 7:30pm.
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Wells Hall B243
The Department of English MUSE Scholars Program presents a lecture by Dr. Omaris Z. Zamora, “Delectable Complicities From El Ni’ E: AfroLatinx Feminisms of Cardi B & La Bella Chanel.” Dr. Zamora is assistant professor of[...]
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Wells Hall B342
Join the MUSE scholars program for daily public panels. Presenters on Friday, 10/18 include: Gabriella Adriana Davis: “Ecuador is Black: Afro-Ecuadorian Literary Resistance in Drums Under My Skin“ Havannah Chau Ngoc Tran: “Reading Mythology in[...]
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Wells Hall B342
Join the MUSE scholars program for daily public panels. Presenters on Saturday, 10/19 include: Naajidah Correll: “Double Negative Discourse: On Black Icons and Public Despair” Ariana Karina Costales Del Toro: “It Was Powerful Women All[...]
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Wells Hall C607
Please mark your calendars for the campus visit of Big10 Emerging Scholar Valerie O’Brien, visiting from the University of Illinois on November 7 and 8. The Big 10 Emerging Scholars Program—now in its second year—seeks to[...]
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am Wells Hall C640
The Creative Writing Program, the Womxn of Color Initiatives, and the College of Arts and Letters are pleased to welcome Amalia Ortiz, who will visit MSU campus from November 10th through November 12th. Amalia Ortiz’s[...]
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm South Kedzie Hall S-104
TIME & POLICY: Time Uses, Time Preferences, and Policy Perceptions In Israel Time is one of our most essential resources. While researchers from various disciplines have studied time, less attention has been paid to the connection between time and public policy. The current[...]
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm Natural Sciences Building Room 145
The Department of English and Creative Writing Program Presents: WALTON MUYUMBA Author of The Show and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism(University of Chicago Press), Dr. Walton Muyumba is an Associate[...]
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm Wells Hall B243
The Department of English and Creative Writing Program Presents: WALTON MUYUMBA Author of The Show and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism(University of Chicago Press), Dr. Walton Muyumba is an Associate[...]
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall B-122
  Film and Discussion Senior Moments   Tamar Kay will introduce her film Senior Moments and lead a discussion after the screening. Funny, witty, bold and revealing, the creators of “Senior Moments” document intimate meetings[...]
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 300 Bessey Hall (The Writing Center)
Please join us and invite your students:   Presentation/Reading with Petra Kuppers Petra Kuppers is a disability culture activist, a community artist, and a Professor of English, Women’s Studies, Theatre and Dance, and Art and Design[...]
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MSU Library, Flex Space at the Digital Scholarship Lab (2nd Floor)
Center for Interdisciplinarity (C4I) Talk Mapping a Comic Imaginary: Locality, Community, and Identity in North American Comics Julian C. Chambliss, Professor and Core Faculty, Department of English and Consortium for Critical Diversity in a Digital[...]
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Kellogg Conference Center
The Michael and Elaine Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel presents Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece: The Fate of Salonica ‘Jerusalem of the Balkans’ Dr. Devin E. Naar, University of Wisconsin[...]
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm MSU Chittenden Hall
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 12:00-2:00 pm  Public lecture in conjunction with Professor Figueroa’s ENG 802: Professor Randi Gill-Sadler (Department of English, Lafayette College), “Conjuring Cartography: Black PlaceMaking in the Cold War in Gloria Naylor’s Mama[...]
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Flex Space at the Digital Scholarship Lab (Library)
The College of Arts & Letters regrets to announce that this event has been cancelled for April 10 and will be rescheduled for Fall Semester 2020.   University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Art as Research //Research for[...]
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm Remote
Please see attached flyer for a compelling event on Dec. 2 with Dr. Swarnavel Pillai, Dr. Tamar M. Boyadjian, and artist and filmmaker Roger Kupelian to discuss his documentary film Dark Forest in the Mountain. We ask[...]
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Zoom
Jay Dolmage: Ableism, Access, and Inclusion: Disability in Higher Education Before, During and After Covid-19.   In this workshop, we will collaborate to address the ableist attitudes, policies, and practices that are built into higher[...]
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm
Keynote Lecture and Workshop | Indigenizing Shakespeare, Madeline Sayet: Friday, February 5th (Public Lecture at 2pm and MSU Workshop at 3:30pm) Lecture: “Native American Shakespeare: The Journey to Representation”: this lecture will examine the complex[...]
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm
Please join Electric Marronage for the following artist talk. Art & Reproductive Justice: A Talk with Rebecca Mwase The Electric Marronage Spring semester artist-in-residence is Rebecca Mwase, a Zimbabwean-American theater and performance artist, creative consultant,[...]
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Zoom
Margaret Price: Everyday Survival and Collective Action: What We Can Learn from Disabled Faculty in a Time of Unwellness The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has raised startling questions about everyday life—for example, “How is[...]
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm Zoom
Betting on Democracy: the Faith of an American Jewish Pragmatist with Rabbi Matthew Kaufman In this significant American political moment, this presentation on the thought of American Jewish philosopher Horace M. Kallen is a timely[...]
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Zoom
“A Visionary New Build: The Department of African American and African Studies” Presented by Tamura Lomax, Ph.D., and Ruth Nicole Brown, Ph.D., of the Department of African American and African Studies Description: In this episode[...]
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Zoom
Join us for our Arts, Cultural Management & Museum Studies Graduate Virtual Open House on Feb 25, from 6-7pm. We have extended our application deadline to March 15 and would love to have you join[...]
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Zoom
CLASSES with CAL SPRING 2021 Innovations in Teaching in the Arts and Humanities Take time during Covid to get back in Class! Please join us for a night of innovative thinking with some of the[...]
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Zoom
Stephanie Kerschbaum Title: “Signs of Disability in the Writing Center” RSVP LINK Abstract: Where and how and when does disability emerge in the writing center? In this talk, Stephanie Kerschbaum will briefly discuss her concept[...]
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm Via Zoom
Rania Stephan and The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni Join video artist Rania Stephan for a screening and discussion of her award-winning video, The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni (2011). Stephan’s film, what she calls[...]
Mar 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Zoom
The College of Arts and Letters Jewish Studies Presents: Finifter Panel on The Holocaust in Greece REGISTER HERE Hear from three international historians, Dr. Andrew Apostolou, Dr. Leon Saltiel, and Dr. Giorgos Antoniou as they[...]
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm Via Zoom
Jackie Sumell is a prison abolitionist and multidisciplinary artist inspired most by the lives of everyday people. A former artist-in-residence at MSU, she will be talking to us about her contribution to the Broad Museum[...]
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Please see the attached flyer for Professor Naoko Wake’s invitation to attend the keynote event for APA Heritage Month. Given the urgency of addressing anti-Asian racism, the talk by Charles Yu is especially timely. I[...]
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm
Williamston Theatre: Free Zoom Lecture and Q&A Session Shakespearean Drama, the Plague Years, and Consolations for Today Friday, April 23, 2021 at 3pm Presented by MSU Professor Jyotsna G. Singh Celebrate the Bard’s Birthday with[...]