Events

The Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion events page features DEI happenings across the campus community and are primarily for current MSU students, staff and faculty. Please submit your DEI events using the link below.

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Feb 2

23rd annual William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom an American Odyssey

Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:00 PM - Thursday, February 2, 2023 7:00 PM at Wharton Center for Performing Arts Pasant Theatre

Speaker: Marley Dias founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks in 2015.

Feb 9

23rd annual William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom an American Odyssey

Thursday, February 9, 2023 5:00 PM - Thursday, February 9, 2023 7:00 PM at Wharton Center for Performing Arts Pasant Theatre

Presenter: Dr. Angela Davis

Feb 10

MSU Women of Color Community 4th Annual Conference

Friday, February 10, 2023 9:00 AM - Friday, February 10, 2023 4:30 PM at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Theme: Work Life Balance

Feb 11

Sankofa Session 1: Civil Rights, Education, and Social Justice Then and Now

Saturday, February 11, 2023 12:00 PM - Saturday, February 11, 2023 1:30 PM at Virtual

Presented with East Tennessee State University

Feb 13

SAVE THE DATE: The Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards Ceremony

Monday, February 13, 2023 4:00 PM - Monday, February 13, 2023 6:00 PM at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Big Ten C room

Join the campus community in recognition of the exceptional and innovative contributions of students, staff and faculty in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching, research, programming, service, community outreach and organizational change. Stay tuned for an official invitation in December.

Feb 14

Douglass Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 11:00 AM - Tuesday, February 14, 2023 1:00 PM at The Donald L. and Edna P. Castle Board Room, 3rd Floor, Room 343, College of Law Building

Please join in the inaugural participation in the national Black History Month Douglass Day Program. Featuring the papers of Mary Ann Shadd Cary.

Feb 15

Confident Women Series: Emotional Intelligence as a Foundation to DEI Work

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 1:00 PM - Wednesday, February 15, 2023 2:00 PM at Zoom

Shelly Davis Boyd from Integrare Collaborative will be presenting.

Feb 18

Sankofa 2023 Session II: Emerging Trends in Urban and Campus Policing

Saturday, February 18, 2023 11:30 AM - Saturday, February 18, 2023 2:30 PM at MSU College of Human Medicine: Flint Area Medical Education, (msuFAME) Room #CHM FL 132 & Virtual

K-12 Outreach Black History Month Sankofa Project 2023

Feb 22

James Madison College Black History Month Symposium

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 6:00 PM - Wednesday, February 22, 2023 8:30 PM at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium

Featuring 2021 National Book Award Winner Jason Mott

Feb 23

The 16th Annual Muslim Studies Program Conference

Thursday, February 23, 2023 12:00 AM - Friday, February 24, 2023 12:00 AM at International Center

Michigan State University is hosting an international conference entitled "Measuring Muslim Publics Curves, Columns, Spheres and Squares."

Feb 23

23rd annual William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom an American Odyssey

Thursday, February 23, 2023 5:00 PM - Thursday, February 23, 2023 7:00 PM at Kellogg Center & Conference Centre Auditorium

Presenter: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Feb 23

How the Soviet Jew Was Made

Thursday, February 23, 2023 7:00 PM - Thursday, February 23, 2023 8:30 PM at Club Spartan, 3rd Floor, Case Hall

Presented by: Dr. Sasha Senderovich

Feb 25

Sankofa 2023 Session III: Cents and Sensibility: The Racial Opportunity Costs of Education Since Brown v. Board of Education BOOK TALK

Saturday, February 25, 2023 12:00 PM - Saturday, February 25, 2023 1:30 PM at Virtual

K-12 Outreach Black History Month Sankofa Project 2023.

Mar 10

15th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

Friday, March 10, 2023 8:00 AM - Saturday, March 11, 2023 5:00 PM at MSU and online

Call for Abstracts submission deadline is December 1, 2022. Honoring Legacies, Reflecting on Progress, and Envisioning New Horizons.

Mar 31

MSU César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemorative Celebration

Friday, March 31, 2023 at MSU campus

Michigan State University is celebrating its 13th Commemorative Celebration on Friday, March 31st, 2023, honoring the legacies of local and national community leaders and organizers with a special lunch on campus for MSU students, faculty, staff and local community leaders. The public is welcome. This event recognizes the brave leaders that created change and impact for farmworkers and Latinx communities, their history, challenges and progress in America. This year’s theme is, Recordando y Progresando Raices; Remembering and Progressing our Roots.

Apr 5

2023 International Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 3:30 PM - Wednesday, April 5, 2023 5:00 PM at MSUFCU Club in Spartan Stadium

Each year, International Studies and Programs presents a series of distinguished awards to recognize individuals who are solving the world's greatest problems, making the world a better place, internationalizing the student experience, and advancing knowledge and transforming lives around the world.