Bate Papo: Practice Portuguese
March 2, 4:30 p.m.; Espresso Royale (Grand River Ave)
Students and faculty are given the opportunity to practice Portuguese in a relaxed setting. This event takes place every other Friday all month long.
For more information contact (517) 353-1690 or

African Culture Week: A.W.A.K.E. (Africans\’ War Against the Known Epidemic: Poverty)
March 13, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.; McDonel Hall Kiva
This event features a discussion panel allowing students to address the topic of Poverty in this light.
For more information contact (517) 353-1709

March 16, 7 p.m.; Room 206, Old Horticulture
This film features a riveting exploration of race, sex and relationships. It is part of the African-American and African Film-Speaker Series.
For more information contact (517) 353-1709

East Lansing Film Festival
March 21 – March 29; Wells Hall Campus Center Cinemas and Hannah Community Center
The largest and most diverse film festival in Michigan screening independent and foreign feature, documentary, shorts and student films, the East Lansing Film Festival boasts work from throughout the globe.
For more information contact (517) 336-5802 or, and for a complete listing visit

Gender in Islam
March 27, 7- 8:30 p.m.; Lake Huron Room, MSU Union
An open discussion session on gender in Islam including keynote speakers Amina Khalil, local scholar, and Dr. Mohammed Hassan Khalil, Department of Religious Studies.
For more information contact (517) 353-1635 or

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