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College of Arts & Letters Student Nominated for the National Beinecke Scholarship

Joshua Schnell has been nominated by Michigan State University for the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship, which pays for graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Learn More


Mankoff Captures the Stars, Shares Creative Inspirations

Professional photographer J.R. Mankoff '05, who received a B.F.A. from the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, recently returned to campus to talk to students and lead a portrait photography workshop. Learn More


Faculty and Students Showcase Research on Reducing Online Trolling

Along with the help of two students, Professors Bill Hart-Davidson and Ryan Omizo developed a new software app, The Faciloscope, which is intended to help online discussion moderators reduce troll activity. Learn more


In the Shadow of Cortés: From Veracruz to Mexico City, a Photographic Exhibit

Designed and prepared by Professor Kathleen Myers (Indiana University), this exhibit features photography by Steven Raymer of National Geographic. The images in this exhibit record a journey along Cortés’s route of conquest, and interviews with the people who live in these places today. Learn more


Global Film Series Screening: The Road to Fame

As part of the 2015 Global Film Series, the College of Arts & Letters will screen The Road to Fame (2013) in B122 Wells Hall. The screening will be followed by Q&A with director by Hao Wu. Learn more


MSU Recognizes College of Arts & Letters Groups and Individuals for Excellence in Diversity

Groups and individuals who have exemplified diversity and inclusion in extraordinary ways will be honored with Excellence in Diversity Awards at the 2015 All-University Excellence in Diversity Awards Ceremony and Reception Feb. 16. Learn more


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  • Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series: Art Oriente Objet
    2015-02-26 10:08:00 2015-03-24 21:00:00 40 Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series: Art Oriente Objet

    As part of the 2015 Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series, the department of Art, Art History, and Design presents a lecture by Art Oriente Objet. The French duo, Marion Laval-Jeantet and Benoit Manngin, operate in an interdisciplinary space that links art and scientific study in ethology, immunology, and ecology. Art Orente Objet's projects invite ethical conversations encompassing a wide range of research practices. In 2011, their work was awarded a Golden Nica at Ars Electronica. This lecture is free and open to the public.

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  • Tidal Shift: 2015 Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Exhibition
    2015-02-27 12:00:00 2015-03-29 11:35:00 40 Tidal Shift: 2015 Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Exhibition

    Exhibition Reception February 20, 2015 6:30PM- 8:30PM

    Exhibition Dates February 20, 2015 - March 29, 2015

    This inaugural presentation of Tidal Shift: Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum showcases recent work by twenty-one Michigan State University studio art and design faculty members. Regularly exhibiting in venues all over the world, these artists and designers have garnered national and international recognition for their work. Collectively they have received support from the Fulbright Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Representing a broad range of media and a variety of approaches within contemporary art and design, the work of Thomas Berding, Adam W. Brown, Laura Cloud, Chris Corneal, d’Ann de Simone, Benjamin Duke, Teresa Dunn, James E. Fagan, Xia Gao, Peter Glendinning, Alisa Henriquez, Zach Kaiser, Paul Kotula, Joe Kuszai, James L. Lawton, Jae Won Lee, Kelly Salchow MacArthur, Robert A. McCann, Rebecca Tegtmeyer, Ben Van Dyke, and Blake Williams highlights the dedication to creative research that distinguishes MSU’s Department of Art, Art History, and Design.

    Guest curated by Christina Chang, Curator of Engagement at the Minnesota Museum of American Art.

    Find more information: http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/exhibitions/tidal-shift-department-art-art-history-and-design-faculty-triennial

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  • Macbeth
    2015-02-27 14:00:00 2015-03-01 12:00:00 40 Macbeth
    The Department of Theatre presents "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, directed by Ann Folino White. Find more information: 
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  • Orchid Ensemble
    2015-03-01 14:00:00 2015-03-01 16:00:00 40 Orchid Ensemble

    The Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum hosts the Orchid Ensemble. Presented in conjunction with the MSU College of Music, The Orchid Ensemble consists of Lan Tung on the erhu/Chinese violin, Yu-Chen Wang on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard on percussion.

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  • Film screening: El espíritu de la colmena
    2015-03-02 18:30:00 2015-03-02 20:30:00 40 Film screening: El espíritu de la colmena

    As part of the Department of Romance & Classical Studies Spanish Horror Film Series, Assistant Professor Scott Boehm presents the film El espíritu de la colmena (Víctor Erice,1973) with English subtitles.

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