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Feb 20

Poetry Reading with Ariana Brown

Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:00 PM at Room 303 International Center

Join Ariana Brown for a reading of select poems and discussion around sisterhood, girlhood, and building supportive community.

Feb 21

How to Manage Stress, Rejection, and the Haters in Your Midst

Friday, February 21, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, February 21, 2020 12:00 PM at 200 S. Kedzie Hall

Stress, rejection, and haters are all part of the work world including in the academy. This seminar presents ways to best manage all of those stressors.

Feb 21

Poetry Workshop with Ariana Brown

Friday, February 21, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, February 21, 2020 12:00 PM at LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Phillips

Join Ariana Brown for a poetry workshop and discussion around sisterhood, girlhood, and building supportive community.

Feb 25

Counting Children: Science and politics of the 2020 census

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:00 PM at 457 Berkey Hall

Applied demographer and expert data analyst discusses the politics of counting children in the 2020 census.

Feb 26

"Caution, Empire and Black Feminist Literature"

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:30 PM at MSU Library, Beal Instruction Lab

Grad workshop with Dr. Randi Gill-Sadler, assistant professor of English at Lafayette College.

Feb 27

Breakfast with Sandra Rodriguez Cotto

Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:30 AM at 133F Erickson Hall

Rueda Lati@ invites you to breakfast with Puerto Rican journalist, Sandra Rodriguez Cotto.

Feb 27

"Conjuring Cartography: Black Placemaking in Cold War in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day"

Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00 PM at B432 Wells Hall

Randi Gill-Sadler is assistant professor of English at Lafayette College. Her research interests include Black feminist theory, African American and Afro-Caribbean women's literature and U.S. Empire.

Mar 12

Succulent Heretics: A Queer Poetry of Color Interactive Celebration

Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:30 PM - Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:00 PM at MSU Library Digital Scholarship Lab Flex Space (2 West)

Celebration of poet Terri L. Jewell

Mar 13

César E. Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemorative Celebration

Friday, March 13, 2020 at Kellogg Center

Each year, the Michigan State University, Greater Lansing, and East Lansing communities gather at MSU to honor the legacy of two of the most prominent U.S. labor leaders and civil rights activists, César E. Chávez and Dolores Huerta. The commemorative celebration includes a student leadership conference, community luncheon, where community leadership awards are announced, and a march to the MSU Libraries for a tour and brief presentation at the Cesar Chavez Collection.

Mar 13

Navigating Change - Building Our Future Together

Friday, March 13, 2020 9:00 AM - Friday, March 13, 2020 5:00 PM at MSU Union Ballroom

Annual summit addressing sexual violence

Mar 13

CLS Write-In: March 13

Friday, March 13, 2020 - Friday, March 13, 2020 at 200 S. Kedzie Hall

To help build your writing skills and techniques, as well as an opportunity to set aside time to write, CLS will host Write-Ins once a month.

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

Mireya Loza, Food Studies Department, New York University presents an Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Lecture (co-sponsored by the MSU Chicano/Latino Studies Program and the MSU Julian Samora Research Institute)

Mar 20

Preparing for “Comps” CLS Panel

Friday, March 20, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 PM at 200 S. Kedzie Hall

Preparing for comps can be stressful. Our CLS Panel will discuss effective ways to prepare for comps.

Mar 27

Communists, Criminals, and Caravans: The Social Construction of Central Americans as Crisis

Friday, March 27, 2020 3:30 PM at Club Spartan, Case Hall

Dr. Leisy Abrego, Professor of Chicana/o Studies at UCLA, is giving a lecture sponsored by the MSU Department of Sociology together with the Comparative Cultures and Politics major at James Madison College and the James Madison Latinx Unidos student group, as well as the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Apr 4

Dia de la Mujer

Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:00 PM at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

20/20 Vision: Revolutionizing the Narrative of Womanhood

Apr 10

CLS Write-In: April 10

Friday, April 10, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, April 10, 2020 12:00 PM at 200 S. Kedzie Hall

To help build your writing skills and techniques, as well as an opportunity to set aside time to write, CLS will host Write-Ins once a month.

Apr 24

CLS Write-In: April 24

Friday, April 24, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 PM at 200 S. Kedzie Hall

To help build your writing skills and techniques, as well as an opportunity to set aside time to write, CLS will host Write-Ins once a month.

Dec 31

PhD Application Deadline

Thursday, December 31, 2020 at

Applications should be submitted by December 31 for optimal consideration. Applications submitted by this time can also be considered for College and University scholarships and fellowships, and for assistantships awarded by the program. Completed applications received after the December 31 deadline will be considered for fall admission as space permits.