Arts & Letters
Number of Programs: 3
See current schedule at the website below
Various locations on the MSU Campus in East Lansing, Michigan. See schedule at the website below.
This lecture series brings in various artists and lecturers, encompassing a wide variety of art forms, styles, and philosophies.
Thursday, November 30, 2017. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
MSU Library Green Room (4 West), 366 West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48824
The Art History & Visual Culture Symposium recognizes the scholarly achievement of emerging undergraduate students studying Art History & Visual Culture in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University. The symposium will feature independent research projects presented by students nearing the end of their degree program.
The 2017 keynote speaker is Dr. Joanna Grabski. Her research addresses the intersection of urbanism and visual culture in Senegal’s capital city of Dakar. Grabski is the Director of the School of Art at Arizona State University, and recently published Art World City: The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban Life in Dakar.
MSU's Cultural Engagement Council (CEC), the organizing body behind the Year of Arts and Culture, is composed of leaders of allied cultural units, outreach, and student life. The CEC strives to increase the visibility of campus cultural resources and facilitate expanded MSU cultural engagement among our students and across Michigan, nationally, and internationally. The CEC seeks to build among students and the community a common understanding of the importance of culture through new and innovative partnerships and collaborations; and to enhance teaching and research in all aspects of the study of culture.