Events


MAR
24
Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Center for Gender in Global Context
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Registration is FREE, open to the public and includes lunch for all attendees who register by the deadline. More information regarding registration can be found at gencen.msu.edu/showcase

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
MSU Union Lake Superior Room
Department:
Center for Gender in Global Context
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The Institute includes lunch and an invigorating program involving brief Ted-talk-style presentations by senior leaders of social justice action on MSU's campus, along with keynote speaker, Don McPherson (former NFL player, All-American quarterback, and social justice advocate). Small group discussions facilitated by clinically trained professionals, along with large group discussions, will be used to engage student participants in developing concrete action steps for addressing sexual violence prevention on campus. To register for the leadership institute, please go to the Title IX website here. 

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:
201 International Center
Department:
Center for Gender in Global Context
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Do you struggle to find the time to prioritize writing in your schedule? Come write in solidarity with fellow gender scholars in a space set aside for this purpose the first Friday of every month from 12pm-4pm in room 201 International Center!

[Note: the March Write-In's date is changed due to Spring Break]

The Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) will provide a quiet space for faculty, staff, and students to escape from distractions and work on their scholarship. If you struggle to find space in your calendar to prioritize your writing, then consider this time as required attendance! Participants will need to provide their own laptop and other working supplies. GenCen will provide brain fuel (light snacks) and an open, welcoming environment!

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
302 International Center
Department:
Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
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Michael Alberts has compiled a detailed journal of his trip to the Soviet Union as a student in 1967, having studied Russian politics with Alfred G. Meyer at MSU. A loyal MSU alumnus, and Detroit native, he has a range of interesting photos, artifacts and memories/ reflections. This early "study abroad" experience brings together the political climate of the Soviet Union and America during the 1960's.
Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center, Room 108
Department:
Office of Study Abroad
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Are you interested in going abroad, but don't know where to start? Attend an Education Abroad 101 session to learn more! Sessions are held daily to help guide you through the first steps.

 

Monday & Tuesday 11:00 am

Wednesday & Thursday 4:00 pm

Friday 2:00 pm

 

Education Abroad Advising Center

427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 108

International Center

 

Can't make a 101 session?  Stop by the Advising Center anytime Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and talk with a Peer Adviser.

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
201 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Camelia Suleiman has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Georgetown University, with a specialization in Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis. Her research interest is in the area of language and identity in relation to gender, politicians' use of language in the media, and national identity, in both the American and the Arab countries' contexts. She has also received a number of awards and recognition including an award for 'distinguished women in academia' from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. At MSU, she serves as the Arabic language coordinator, as well as she has been directing the Arabic Flagship Program.

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
201 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
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Camelia Suleiman has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Georgetown University, with a specialization in Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis. Her research interest is in the area of language and identity in relation to gender, politicians' use of language in the media, and national identity, in both the American and the Arab countries' contexts. She has also received a number of awards and recognition including an award for 'distinguished women in academia' from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. At MSU she serves as the Arabic language coordinator, as well as she has been directing the Arabic Flagship Program.

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:
MSU Library Green Room 4 West
Department:
Latin American Studies Center
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Part of the Women of Color Initiative Lecture series.

Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
MSU Main Library, The Green Room
Department:
Center for Gender in Global Context
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In novels, short stories, poems, and essays, Ana Castillo explores what Ibis Gomez-Vega has called "those segments of the American population often separated by class, economics, gender, and sexual orientation." Castillo's works transcend these boundaries of politics, class, and gender, making her one of the best-known Mexican American writers working today. Ana Castillo is the third speaker in the Women of Color Initiatives Speakers Series. 

If you have questions about this event, please email msuwoci(at)gmail.com

MAR
25
Date:
Saturday, 25 Mar 2017
Time:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
632 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI 48824
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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World Languages Day returns to Michigan State University, celebrating ten years in 2017!

Please note that high schools must pre-register for this event, and that students can participate only if their school is pre-registered. Find out more information and register here: https://wld.clear.msu.edu/.

Want to volunteer? Register here: https://wld.clear.msu.edu/loginregister/volunteer.