Who Is a Citizen? Contest Winners Announced

The Creative Writing and Film Studies programs within the Department of English held a literary and video contest this past spring calling for student submissions of short prose, poetry, screenwriting, and video works exploring evolving notions of citizenship in the United States by asking students to respond to the question, “Who Is a Citizen?” The works submitted focused on themes relevant to…

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Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry Events Scheduled for Nov. 19 and 20

The Department of English Creative Writing Program is pleased to co-host editors and contributors of The Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. Online readings and panel discussions will take place via Zoom on Thursday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, November 20, at 2 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required. To register, please contact Department of English Professor Gordon Henry at henryg@msu.edu.

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MSU Musical Theatre Students Workshop New Show Virtually

Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre, in partnership with the Wharton Center Institute for Arts & Creativity, will premiere “Medusa: A New Musical Development Documentary” as part of the annual ĭmáGen program. Virtual screenings of the documentary will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.  The film, affectionately referred to by its…

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Goeringer Installation Featured in Science Gallery Detroit Exhibit

Anonymous. Taken near the location in which an unnamed transpersons body was found Professor Lyn Goeringer’s installation, Witnesses, is featured in the Science Gallery Detroit’s current exhibit, Future Present: Design in a Time of Urgency, which runs through December 11, 2020, and is open to the public. A composer and intermedia artist who works with video, sound, and light, Goeringer…

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Professor Wins Grand Prize at Japan Media Arts Festival

Adam Brown, Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, won the Grand Prize in the Arts Division at the Japan Media Arts Festival for his work, [ir]reverent: Miracles on Demand, which will now be part of a major exhibition at the National Museum in Tokyo later this year.  His project was one of 3,566 overall entries from 107 countries in…

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Fiction Filmmaking Class Overcomes Many Obstacles to Complete Film

Resilient – that is the word to describe the students of the 2019-2020 Fiction Filmmaking Capstone class, who faced countless obstacles this past academic year, but each time they were knocked down, they stood up and figured out a way to move forward. Students in this capstone course spend the fall and spring semesters producing an original film in order…

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MFA Online Exhibition Showcases Artwork of 2020 Graduating Class

PLEASE NOTE: The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum currently is closed in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the situation, the MSU Broad has not determined a reopening date, but will continue to communicate updates as they become available. (Photo Credit: Charles Benoit) As the culmination of a three-year program through the Department of Art,…

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MSU Union Art Gallery Exhibit Shows ‘Survivors As Themselves’

A poem by Kimberly Ann Priest, Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, giving voice to the contradictory emotions and experiences arising from personal loss, is featured in the We Are Worth Everything: Survivors As Themselves exhibit now on display at the MSU Union Art Gallery. “It portrays grief as a fraught, but beautiful, journey of evolving relationships, psychical spaces, and…

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‘Situations’ Exhibit Is a Catalyst for Several Community Events

(PLEASE NOTE: In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and in the interest of public safety, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum closed on March 14 and has not determined a reopening date due to the rapidly changing nature of the situation, but will communicate updates as they become available. Also, the Claudia Rankine Signature Lecture scheduled for April 9 has been canceled, and…

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