Events

MSU events that provide an array of cultural experiences for the campus community and beyond are made available through this event calendar that is updated continuously.

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Nov 14

The Multiple Consciousness of Blackness: Race and Class in South Africa

Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 PM - Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:30 PM at 201 International Center

MSU African Students Center Speaker Series. Speaker: Mosa Phadi

Nov 15

Deadline for abstract submissions for the 30th Annual Equity within the Classroom: Access, Affordability, and the College Completion

Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 AM - Friday, November 15, 2019 11:00 PM at

Please consider submitting an abstract that address one, two or all three topics related to Access, Affordability and College Completion (AACC).

Nov 15

"Songs of Labor, Struggle, and Solidarity"

Friday, November 15, 2019 12:15 PM - Friday, November 15, 2019 1:30 PM at Green Room, 4th Floor West, MSU Library

Windborne-A Capella Folk Performers (co-sponsored by the MSU Library Colloquia Series)

Nov 20

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:30 PM - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:00 PM at Erickson Hall Kiva, 620 Farm Lane

Join MSU's LBGT Resource Center, Lansing Salus Center, TransAction MSU, thethoughtclub, and the Transgender Stress and Resilience Research Team as we take time to honor the transgender family we have lost this year. Join us in community as we attempt to find hope and strength in our mourning. Feel free to bring an item to place on our altar. Stay afterward to enjoy a light dinner.

Dec 3

Books for Labor:The UAW's Education Program and the Printed Word in the 1930s and 1940s"

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:15 PM - Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:30 PM at MSU Museum

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series: Dominique Daniel, Archives and Special Collections, Oakland University.

Jan 13

"Changing Tactics for Changing Times: SEIU Clerical Organizing in Higher Education"

Monday, January 13, 2020 12:15 AM - Monday, January 13, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives: Amanda Walter, History Department, Towson University

Jan 23

"Middle East to Middle West: Arab Merchants on the US Frontier, 1900 - 1920"

Thursday, January 23, 2020 12:15 PM - Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: Salah Hassan, MSU Department of English.

Jan 27

"From the Banana Zones to the Big Easy: West Indians, Central Americans, Work and Race in Early 20th Century New Orleans"

Monday, January 27, 2020 12:15 PM - Monday, January 27, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: Glenn Chambers Jr., MSU Department of History

Feb 6

The 20th annual Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series, Slavery to Freedom an American Odyssey: Dr. Kevin R. Murriel

Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:00 PM - Thursday, February 6, 2020 7:00 PM at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium

Dr. Kevin R. Murriel currently leads over 7,000 members as the Senior Pastor of Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

Feb 7

"Returning Irish America to its Radical Roots: Reclaiming the Dead Miners of Leadville, Colorado"

Friday, February 7, 2020 12:15 PM - Friday, February 7, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: James Walsh, University of Colorado - Denver

Feb 20

The 20th annual Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series, Slavery to Freedom an American Odyssey: April Ryan

Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:00 PM - Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:00 PM at Wharton Center, Pasant Theatre

April Ryan is a White House Correspondent, CNN Political Analyst and a part of the Washington Bureau Radio Networks.

Feb 21

"Flesh and Bone, Blood and Steel: Portraits of an Industry and its Workers"

Friday, February 21, 2020 12:15 PM - Friday, February 21, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: Howard Bossen, MSU School of Journalism

Feb 27

The 20th annual Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series, Slavery to Freedom an American Odyssey: Bankole Thompson

Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:00 PM - Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:00 PM at Kellogg Center and Conference Center Auditorium

A leading voice on race, leadership and free speech issues, Bankole Thompson is a nationally renowned journalist whose work has been noted for its glaring contributions in the continuing fight for racial equality and economic justice.

Mar 19

"Migrant Workers Struggling Across All Boundaries: Defiant Braceros, 1942 - 1964"

Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:15 PM - Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: Mireya Loza, Food Studies Program, New York University

Apr 3

"Red Jerseys in Detroit: Soccer and Industrial Workers, 1926 - 30"

Friday, April 3, 2020 12:15 PM - Friday, April 3, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: Gabe Logan, Department of History, Northern Michigan University

Apr 6

"Fighting Concentrated Wealth: Lessons From US Autoworker History"

Monday, April 6, 2020 12:15 PM - Monday, April 6, 2020 1:30 PM at MSU Museum Auditorium

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag: Joshua Murray, Sociology Department, Vanderbilt University