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Feb 22

Meet & Greet - Poetry Reading

Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb 22 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: MSU College of Law - Castle Board Room

Department: MSU College of Law

Description: Jim Daniels is a former Detroit autoworker whose award winning poetry and fiction have been widely published. His latest book of short stories, Eight Mile High, was published by Michigan State University Press in 2014. His twenty-sixth collection of poetry, Rowing Inland, is forthcoming from Wayne State University Press. Charlee Brodsky’s book Knowing Stephanie (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003) is a photographic documentary of Stephanie Byram's life with breast cancer. This book was one of only eight books accepted in the illustrated book category of the American Association of University Presses' outstanding books of 2004 exhibition. Her book, Street (Bottom Dog Press, 2005) a collection of her photographs and Jim Daniels’ poems won the Tillie Olsen Award in 2007 given by the Working Class Studies Association.

Feb 22

Brave Space

Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: McDonel Kiva (C107)

Department: College of Natural Science, Lyman Briggs College, Dow STEM Scholars, Charles Drew Science Scholars, and Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives

Description: This is an open opportunity for the campus community to reflect and connect with one another around recent stressful and contentious situations. Administrators and advisors will be on hand to listen to students’ concerns and worries in this safe and supportive space.

Feb 23

Date/Time: Thursday, Feb 23 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag & Department of Sociology

Description: Thursday, February 23 – “Life and Death at Kent State: 1960s Student Dissent as a Working Class Movement” - Thomas M. Grace, Author of Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties (co-sponsored by the MSU Department of Sociology) Free Event

Feb 23

Date/Time: Thursday, Feb 23 | 5:00 PM - 12:06 PM

Location: The Kellogg Center, Big Ten B,C

Department: MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description: The Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom is designed to give members of the mid-Michigan community opportunities for interaction with multicultural leaders from education, business, industry, entertainment and government. For 17 years, this series has featured living icons of the American Civil Rights Movement. Special thanks to William G. Anderson, D.O., whose invaluable participation enhances the excellence of these programs. All activities are free of charge. For more information call (517) 432-4979 or e-mail breedlov@msu.edu.

Feb 24

Learn At Lunch Series

Date/Time: Friday, Feb 24 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: 133 Akers

Department: Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives

Description: Participants will hear a range of perspectives and experiences from faculty who consistently advocate for those across the margins of difference in their personal and professional lives. They will also have the opportunity to discuss ways in which they can become more active and intentional advocates themselves.

Feb 27

Date/Time: Monday, Feb 27 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre

Department: MSU College of Arts & Letters

Description: W. Kamau Bell is a sociopolitical comedian who is the host of the Emmy Award nominated, hit CNN docu-series, United Shades of America. Before United Shades of America, Kamau was best known for his critically acclaimed FX comedy series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. The New York Times called Kamau “the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years.” Kamau is also proud to be the ACLU’s Ambassador of Racial Justice. Kamau is also the host of Kamau Right Now!, a public radio talk show that airs on KALW in San Francisco. The SF Weekly called Kamau “smart, stylish, and very much in the mold of politically outspoken comedians like Dave Chappelle”.

Feb 28

Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb 28

Department: Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives

Description: The Martin Luther King Jr. Endowed Scholarship Program recognizes Michigan State University students who are, through their stewardship, becoming society’s leaders by actively engaging in their communities in ways that fight injustice and promote equality for all on every possible level.

Feb 28

Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb 28 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Department: Support for this program provided by the MSU Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant/Office for Inclusion

Description: 50 Years On: Conversations Around the Collection 2pm, Alan and Rebecca Ross Education Wing Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the first event in our spring series collaboration with the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities titled, 50 Years On: Reflections on Race, Racism and the Legacies of the 1967 Detroit Riots. Coordinated around the visit to MSU on April 3rd, 2017 by the award-winning writer and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates as part of the World View Lecture Series, the Broad MSU is offering a series of programs that promote discussion about the burden of racism in American society. Join us for our first installment of three conversations centered around a work from our collection. Featuring Assistant Curator, Carla Acevedo-Yates, along with special guest Jena Baker-Calloway of the MSU Detroit Center, who will use the work of Detroit Artist, Tyree Guyton as a departure point for their conversation. Jena Baker-Calloway grew up in Detroit and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Sociology and a master's degree from t he Unive rsity of Michigan's School of Public Health. Support for this program provided by the MSU Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant/Office for Inclusion.

Mar 17

Date/Time: Friday, Mar 17 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag

Description: Friday, March 17 – “What Do You Want to Be?: Children’s Conceptions of Work” - Amanda Garrison, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University Free Event

Mar 23

Date/Time: Thursday, Mar 23 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Library, Room 449W/Green Room

Department: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag

Description: Thursday, March 23 – “Work Songs from the Woods and the Waters: The Extraordinary Music of Everyday Folks” - The Jayme Stone Lomax Project, MSU Library, Room 449W/Green Room (co-sponsored by the MSU Library Colloquia Series) Free Event

Mar 28

Date/Time: Tuesday, Mar 28 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Department: Support for this program provided by the MSU Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant/Office for Inclusion

Description: 50 Years On: Conversations Around the Collection 2pm, Alan and Rebecca Ross Education Wing Join us as we continue this spring series collaboration with the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities titled, 50 Years On: Reflections on Race, Racism and the Legacies of the 1967 Detroit Riots. Coordinated around the visit to MSU on April 3rd, 2017 by the award-winning writer and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates as part of the World View Lecture Series, the Broad MSU is offering a series of programs that promote discussion about the burden of racism in American society. Join us for our second installment of three conversations centered around a work from our collection. Featuring Assistant Curator, Steven Bridges, along with special guest Dr. Carl Taylor who will use the work of Margaret Burroughs as a departure point for their conversation. Dr. Carl Taylor is a professor in the Department of Sociology and a Senior Fellow in University Outreach and Engagement and MSU Extension Specialist at Michigan State University. Carl S. Taylor has conducted extensive field research in Detr oit, Flint and Pontiac that has gained him a national reputation as an expert in youth culture, gangs and reducing violence involving American youth. Support for this program provided by the MSU Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant/Office for Inclusion. This event is free to the public.

Apr 1

Date/Time: Saturday, Apr 1 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: TBD

Description: Black Women will be empowered and inspired to improve the personal and professional development within themselves and inspiring Black Women within our community to uplift each other as well.

Apr 3

Date/Time: Monday, Apr 3 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Cobb Great Hall

Department: Wharton Center

Description: Over the last few years, Ta-Nehisi Coates has established himself as one of America’s finest intellectuals, a writer whose essays are so powerful and rigorously researched that he has forced many discussions on issues that would otherwise be ignored. His 2014 extended Atlantic essay, “The Case for Reparations,” stands as one of the most brilliant exposés of recent history. He is also the author of two memoirs, The Beautiful Struggle and Between the World and Me, which are both brilliantly conceived. Coates continues the discussion on racism prompted by MSU’s Project 60/50 and One Book One Community. A special chance to see this in-demand author in a rare speaking engagement.

Apr 6

Date/Time: Thursday, Apr 6 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag

Description: Thursday, April 6 – “Negotiating Taste: Consumers and Workers in the Changing Poultry Industry, 1970 – 1990” -Patrick Dixon, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Georgetown University Free Event

Apr 7

RCPD Awards Reception

Date/Time: Friday, Apr 7 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Kellogg Hotel and Confrence Center, Room Big Ten A

Department: Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD)

Description: April 7, 2017 is your chance to participate in a refreshingly positive and uplifting event that chronicles human struggle, partnership, and success. Join the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD) and esteemed guests who know the annual RCPD Awards Reception as an eye-opening experience that expands awareness of what is possible when we collaborate to maximize ability and opportunity. The reception showcases academic excellence and signature programs, while highlighting student, alumni, faculty, and community leaders from a range of MSU colleges. This is a unique, highly positive and emotionally impactful celebration of ability and accomplishment. I am confident that you will be inspired by this community of ability and derive satisfaction from our university’s leadership. I encourage you to share this invitation with others – all are invited.

Apr 21

Date/Time: Friday, Apr 21 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: MSU Museum Auditorium

Department: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag

Description: Friday, April 21 – “The Sound of Caulking Irons to the Smell of the Fiberglass: Working in Michigan’s Boatyards, 1870 – 2000” - Scott Peters, Michigan History Museum, Author of Making Waves: Michigan’s Boat-Building Industry, 1865-2000 Free Event

Apr 28

AFTER/LIFE: A Detroit '67 Performance Project

Date/Time: Friday, Apr 28 - Saturday, Apr 29 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: RCAH Theatre, Snyder-Phillips Room C20 (Terrace Level)

Department: RCAH; Knight Foundation

Description: AFTER/LIFE is a living history play to be devised by Detroit residents and undergraduates at Michigan State University to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit rebellion. The original performance, conceived by Dr. Lisa Biggs (RCAH), braids together oral histories, theatre, poetry, and dance to challenge popular misconceptions about why 12th Street residents rose up to burn their city down. Audiences will learn what really motivated the unrest, and about the particular determination of Detroit’s women and girls’ to rebuild their city and their lives afterwards. Performance are free and open to the public.

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