Events


NOV
5
Date:
Thursday, 05 Nov 2020
Time:
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
201 International Center
Department:
Canadian Studies Center
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Speakers: 
Dr. Amber Pearson
Assistant Professor, Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences, Michigan State University
 
Dr. Michael Widener
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto
 

Can Urban Greening Improve Health in the U.S. and Canada?

A recent survey in Canada reported that 75% of respondents found it easier to stay indoors, even though there appear to be important chronic health benefits to spending time outdoors. Dr. Amber Pearson and Dr. Michael Widener will review the evidence on the health benefits of spending time outdoors and engaging with nature.

NOV
10
Date:
Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:
online
Department:
Muslim Studies Program
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Armenians of Palestine/Israel:
The Rise and the Decline of a Community

Webinar lecture by Bedross Der Matossian
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 10th at 12pm noon
Bedross Der Matossian is an Associate Professor of Modern Middle East History in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Born and raised in Jerusalem, he is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed his Ph.D. in Middle East History in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University in 2008. His areas of interest include ethnic politics in the Middle East, inter-ethnic violence in the Ottoman Empire, Palestinian history, and the history of Armenian Genocide.
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NOV
12
Date:
Thursday, 12 Nov 2020
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Virtual
Department:
African Studies Center
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The seminar is open to the public and will be held via Zoom. Please register here!
NOV
13
Date:
Friday, 13 Nov 2020
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center
Department:
Office for Education Abroad
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Co-sponsored by the Offices for Education Abroad and International Students and Scholars, the Learning Abroad Conference (LAC) features presentations from students returned from international learning experiences and international students currently studying abroad here in East Lansing. Presentations include a variety of formats such as poetry, journal entries, music compositions, video, and more.

To learn more visit the Learning Abroad Conference webpage.

NOV
17
Date:
Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Online
Department:
Muslim Studies Program
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Language Accommodation:
Analyzing the Role of Attitudes in Interdialectal Arabic Encounters
Webinar lecture by Brahim Chakrani
Associate Professor of Arabic
November 17, 12:00 pm
Brahim Chakrani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Languages.  He obtained his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Cadi Ayyad in Marrakech, Morocco and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While completing his graduate work, Dr. Chakrani also obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies in the program of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE) at UIUC.  Prior to joining MSU, he taught at UIUC and Parkland College in Champaign and served as supervising Teaching Assistant in the African Language program at UIUC.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://msu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAod-GrrzwuE9B7AAsqOtlcENmPJmi04SL6