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.
The CREATE! Micro-Grant Program supported the launch of 12 student projects that analyze and respond to racial injustice and the struggles brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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 is an Assistant Professor of Composition in the College of Music and of Film Studies in the Department of English.
This September, Film Studies and Professional Writing major Mimi Anagli spent a week interning at TIFF with The Hollywood Reporter. Read about her experience here: https://agnesfilms.com/female-filmmakers/fame-friendship-and-an-unforgettable-internship-my-week-at-tiff/