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  • Michigan Writers Series and Audio Gallery

    Dates:

    Throughout the academic year.

     

    Location:

    MSU Library Green Room (4 West), 366 West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The Michigan Writers Series recognizes and highlights the literary work of important writers who live and work in Michigan. Hosted by the MSU Libraries, the series features individual Michigan writers for an evening of readings and discussion with their audience. The readings, which are free and open to the public, take place throughout the academic year in the Library. Visit the events page for details. The Michigan Writers Series also supports and complements the Michigan Writers Collection.

    With the writer's permission, the reading, discussion, and a short interview is recorded and made available worldwide on the Internet. Over one hundred authors are currently available for listening.

  • MIPA (Michigan Interscholastic Press Association) One-Day Workshop (March 2019)

    Dates:

    March 15, 2019. 9:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m.

    Location:

    Communication Arts and Sciences Building, 404 Wilson Rd,  MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    MIPA’s One-Day Workshop provides hands-on instruction in a variety of skill areas for news, yearbook and video student media outlets. The course list for the workshop includes:

    • InDesign for Publications 
    • Newspaper Design
    • Photoshop
    • Building Next Year’s Staff 
    • Spartan Work Room
  • MIPA 2018 Spring Awards and On-Site Contests (April 2019)

    Dates:

    Tuesday, April 23, 2019. 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    Location:

    Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48833

    Description:

    The MIPA Spring Conference is focused on awards. Most students will meet for the exciting awards presentation in the morning, while others will take part in the On-Site Contests. The morning awards include Individual Category Contests for yearbook, newspaper, new media and video production; Golden Pen; All-MIPA; and Student Journalist. Awards will end in the afternoon with the Spartan Awards presentation.

    Advisers, meet up with your adviser friends during the adviser luncheon and network with others throughout the day. The annual MIPA business meeting will take place at the luncheon. Students have lunch on their own.

  • MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop (July, August 2019)

    Dates:

    July 28 - August 1, 2019

    Location:

    MSU, East Lansing, MI  48824.

    Description:

    The MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop has everything students need to produce their best work ever.  Many workshops are offered, covering: writing, design, photo, business, leadership, social media, newspaper, yearbook, online, digital, broadcast, and video.  "The Upstart" is the official student media outlet of the MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop. Tuesday is Adviser Day at the MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop. Come visit your students, check out their classes and have lunch.

  • Spring Poetry Festival (April 2019)

    Dates:

    March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18, 2018.  3:00 pm discussions; 7:00 pm readings.

    Location:

    The RCAH Theatre and the LookOut! Gallery on MSU's campus in East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    The 2019 Festival includes the following poets:

    • April 3, 2019: Gabrielle Calvocaoressi
    • April 10, 2019: Tyehimba Jess with Blaocating Prize Announcement
    • April 17, 2019: Franny Choi
  • The Writing Center

    Location:

    300 Bessey Hall at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's Writing Center, in the College of Arts and Letters, collaborates in on-going conversations about writing in a supportive atmosphere. The Writing Center offers K-12 Writing Consultancy that currently consists of two projects.

    Write For Your Life Housed in the MSU Writing Center, the Write For Your Life (WFYL) project offers teachers and students in Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Georgia, Texas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania an opportunity to share their writing and thinking as they examine local issues that influence student health, literacy, and learning. In project CONNECTS, the Center is developing a practice called consultative teaching that combines collaborative learning, peer tutoring, service-learning, student research, and jointly-conducted student-faculty research.

    Greenrock The Red Cedar Writing Project offers middle and high school students an opportunity to participate in a campus Writers’ Retreat where the students examine their own and their peers' writing.

  • Writing, Information, and Digital Experience: WIDE Research Center

    Location:

    7 Olds Hall at MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    At Michigan State University, the WIDE (Writing, Information, and Digital Experience) Research Center focuses on researching and innovating experiences for emerging technologies in the Digital Humanities, including uses of social user experiences to solve social, cultural, and political problems; ways of constructing computational analytics for improving persuasive communication, and the need to create new forms of public engagement and democratic practice on a global scale. The outcomes of our research projects include publications and applications aimed at enriching these conversations. The following are our current areas of focus: Participatory Memory, Computational Rhetoric, Writing Program Assessment, Clinical Healthcare Experiences, and Legal Experiences.

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