Events


NOV
24
Date:
Friday, 24 Nov 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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MSU and OISS will be closed for the Thanksgivng holiday on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24.

NOV
28
Date:
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:
Berkey 118
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Please join us for these films from or about Japan, screened for IAH 241G, "Japanese Film and Culture."

The terrifying film that started the "J-horror" boom! Whoever watches a certain video receives a creepy phone call warning them of only seven days to live. Can Reiko save herself and her son from certain doom?

NOV
29
Date:
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
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ISIS, Jihad, and Islamic Law 

lecture presented by Mohammad Khalil

Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Director, Muslim Studies Program

 

 

Biography

Mohammad Hassan Khalil is an associate professor of Religious Studies, an adjunct professor of Law, and Director of the Muslim Studies Program. Before returning to his hometown of East Lansing, Michigan, he was an assistant professor of Religion and visiting professor of Law at the University of Illinois. He specializes in Islamic thought and is author of Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question (Oxford University Press, 2012) and editor of Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has presented papers at various national and international conferences, and has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various topics, from bioethics to early Islamic historiography to contemporary conversion narratives to soteriology to jihad.

Date:
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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ISIS, Jihad, and Islamic Law lecture presented by Mohammad Khalil, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director, Muslim Studies Program.

Mohammad Hassan Khalil is an associate professor of Religious Studies, an adjunct professor of Law, and Director of the Muslim Studies Program. Before returning to his hometown of East Lansing, Michigan, he was an assistant professor of Religion and visiting professor of Law at the University of Illinois. He specializes in Islamic thought and is author of Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question (Oxford University Press, 2012) and editor of Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has presented papers at various national and international conferences, and has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various topics, from bioethics to early Islamic historiography to contemporary conversion narratives to soteriology to jihad.

Sponsored by the Muslim Studies Program.

Date:
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location:
305 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Arabic Diwan is a gathering of Arabic students who are in the Arabic program, where they speak the language and learn about the culture in a relaxed environment with the Fulbright teaching assistant. Students from all Arabic language levels are encouraged to attend. Also, we extend the invitation to the Arabic-speaking students at the English Center.

Sponsored the Asian Studies Center and the Arabic Program. 

Date:
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:
Kellogg Center Auditorium
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Daniel Kurtzer is the S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East policy studies at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is the former US ambassador to Israel and to Egypt. Throughout his career, Kurtzer was instrumental in formulating and executing U.S. policy toward the Middle East peace process and has participated in Track II negotiations. He has written several books, including The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011; Pathways to Peace: America and the Arab-Israeli Conflict; and Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East.

Date:
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:
Kellogg Center Auditorium
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Daniel Kurtzer is the S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East policy studies at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is the former US ambassador to Israel and to Egypt. Throughout his career, Kurtzer was instrumental in formulating and executing U.S. policy toward the Middle East peace process and has participated in Track II negotiations. He has written several books, including The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011; Pathways to Peace: America and the Arab-Israeli Conflict; and Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East. In this talk, he will discuss the prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace.
 
Sponsored by: James Madison College, the College of Arts and Letters, Peace and Justice Studies, the Muslim Studies Program, the History Department, Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, and the Asian Studies Center
NOV
30
Date:
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center, Room 305
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Have a tax question? Tax clinicians from the MSU College of Law Tax Clinic will be available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss tax-related issues. Please bring all your tax-related documents and all your visa-related documents.

 

More about the clinic: Michigan State University College of Law Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic caters to low-income taxpayers, including international students, who are in need of tax help. The Tax Clinic is comprised of both law students and supervising licensed attorneys. Information relating to the Clinic's clients is kept in strict confidence. You can find out more information about the clinic by visiting the website or by calling (517) 336-8088.

Date:
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location:
Studio 60
Department:
Latin American Studies Center
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An opportunity for the new voices in the MSU Department of Theatre to shine. José Rivera's collection of short, fantastical "children's plays for adults" is infused with magical realism and metaphor that explores diverse perspectives and divergent realities. Mr. Rivera will be in residence at MSU in Spring 2018.

After this performance there will be a conversation with the director Dionne O'Dell.

Other performances are:

Dec. 1 -- 8:00 pm

Dec. 2 -- 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Dec. 3 - 2:00 pm with pre-performance discussion at 1:30

DEC
1
Date:
Friday, 01 Dec 2017
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
MSU International Center Spartan Rooms B & C
Department:
Community Volunteers for International Programs
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Office for International Students and Scholars, (OISS) invites International and Domestic Students and Scholars, and community members to a coffee hour every Friday from 4pm to 6pm. Enjoy free coffee and conversation across cultures.