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Redefining Art, Finding a Voice During COVID-19

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Grant funds virtual, physical exhibits of art created globally. Michigan State University has begun collecting art from around the world in an exploration of how people are using…

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Examining the Power of Pop Culture to Shape Perception Issues and Trends

Monday, July 6, 2020

Kinitra Brooks grew up connecting ideas, asking questions and demanding the freedom to do so. Today, the associate professor in MSU’s Department of English continues to push boundaries…

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McCallum’s Book Among Most Outstanding Academic Titles of 2019

Friday, February 7, 2020
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A book co-edited by Department of English Professor Ellen McCallum is among the select few chosen as a “2019 Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice magazine, a monthly publication that offers hundreds…

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Yumibe Receives Prestigious Book Award

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Associate Professor Joshua Yumibe is the recipient of the 2019-2020 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for his most recent book, Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the…

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Hoppenstand Receives Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award

Monday, December 16, 2019
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Gary Hoppenstand, professor of film studies and 20th-century literature in MSU’s Department of English, was recently announced as the recipient of the Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award. Hoppenstand will…

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Steffke Earns Marshall Scholarship

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Eustace-Cole Hall, home of the Honors College.

Emily Steffke, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Natural Science and English in the College of Arts and Letters, has been named a…

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Five MSU Students, Three Alumni Nominated for Prestigious Graduate School Scholarships

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Michigan State University has nominated five undergraduate students and three alumni for nationally competitive graduate school scholarships: the Churchill Scholarship, the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the…

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Department of Theatre Creates Accessible Audio Resource for Shakespeare Fans

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Four people sitting around a table and talking into a microphone.

MSU Department of Theatre Assistant Professor Deric McNish and his students have been hard at work on a new project with Shakespeare as their muse and The Winter’s…

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Professor’s Film Screened at Several Festivals Around the World

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Professor’s Film Screened at Several Festivals Around the World

Associate Professor of English, Swarnavel Eswaran, has found national and international success for his work as both writer and director of the groundbreaking film, Kattumaram (Catamaran), which has…

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Singh Named Visiting Fellow at Oxford University

Monday, January 14, 2019

Professor of English Jyotsna Singh, Professor of Renaissance Literature in the Department of English, has been elected Visiting Fellow at Oxford University – St. Catherine’s College. She will…

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