Conversations with CAL Offers a Preview to Arts Launch

The College of Arts & Letters is excited to share what we hope will become a new and long-standing tradition here at Michigan State University. This fall, we are presenting a week-long celebration of the vibrant arts scene here on campus. This week-long celebration, named Arts Launch, will be held September 12-18 .

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MSU Survey Asks for Your Stories of Creativity in the Time of COVID-19

“Creativity in the Time of COVID-19,” an MSU project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, asks the public to share their stories about the role creativity has played in their lives during the pandemic as well as any creative works they’ve made that have helped them get through this past year.

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Conversations with CAL Student Panel

College of Arts and Letters students Zaria Aikens, Jay Gooden, Ann Desrochers and Tessa Macdonald discuss their time at MSU, how the pandemic has affected their learning and lives, and share how the College of Arts and Letters has allowed them to succeed academically and beyond.SHOW LESS

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Film Studies Student Produces Comma Concerts in Collaboration with Impact 89.9FM

Film Studies major and Fiction Filmmaking minor Isaiah Johns, working in conjunction with Impact 88.9FM, has produced several concerts, called Comma Concerts, featuring local musicians performing in various spaces in the Lansing area that anyone can tune into through the Impact 88.9FM YouTube channel.

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Claudia Rankine Delivers Signature Lecture

The College of Arts & Letters was pleased to host MacArthur Genius, Guggenheim Fellow, and acclaimed author Claudia Rankine as a part of the College’s Signature Lecture Series. This online event took place November 12 with about 360 people tuning in to the online interactive talk on racism and social justice.

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Student Filmmakers Featured in “Who is a Citizen?” Exhibition

Student filmmakers are among the eight artists whose work was selected to appear in the exhibit Who is a Citizen? at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. The exhibit is part of a larger group of events surrounding MacArthur Genius, Guggenheim Fellow and acclaimed author Claudia Rankine's Signature Lecture November 12.

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