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Humanities Commons Moves to MSU

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Michigan State University has taken over hosting and development of Humanities Commons, an online network for people working in the humanities. The site was launched by the Modern Language…

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Young Joon Kwak Chosen As Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Picture of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence Young Joon Kwok

This year’s College of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies is Young Joon Kwak, a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily through sculpture, performance, video and collaboration. The Critical…

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Damien Sneed Named New Artist-in-Residence At MSU

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Picture of Damien Sneed New artist-in-residence at MSU

International recording artist and instrumentalist Damien Sneed to focus on social impact. Multigenre recording artist Damien Sneed – whose latest tour stop at Wharton Center at Michigan State…

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Responding To COVID-19 With Innovation And Compassion

Friday, August 7, 2020
homemade-masks in colorful fabrics

For the past several months, MSU’s Apparel and Textile Design (ATD) faculty, alumni, and students have used their skills and contributed their time in the fight against COVID-19…

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Social Scientists Awarded National Parks Service Grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The MSU Department of Anthropology announced that two members of the faculty have received a unique grant award from the National Parks Service. Stacey Camp and Ethan Watrall…

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“On These Grounds” Describes the History of Enslavement at Colleges

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
files in a cabinet

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MSU a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project, a digital initiative to describe…

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Brown Wins Grand Prize at Japan Media Arts Festival

Monday, June 22, 2020
Photo of Adam Brownhead working with a chemical in flask

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…

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MSU Takes Academic Lead in Emerging Field of Intimacy Direction

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
students acting on stage

In 2018, the Huffington Post described intimacy directing as “an emerging field in which a small group of professionals are pushing to develop standards and procedures for scenes involving physical…

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Professor’s Book Alters Perception of Introversion in Theater

Monday, June 1, 2020
People in audience watching a play

The field of theatre has long been one that favors the extrovert with a perception that actors must be outgoing, gregarious, and boisterous to find success. A new…

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Wharton At Home Celebrates Upcoming Wharton Center Season

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Exterior of Wharton Center at night

Broadway star Paul Canaan is hosting an exclusive Wharton Center YouTube Event called whARTon at home. Joining Canaan are several Broadway artists, Tony Award® winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell,…

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