Rania Matar Exhibit
Jan. 1-31, Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Matar’s work as a documentary photographer is on display throughout the month of January on campus. This specific exhibit focuses on the aftermath of the war in Lebanon, as well as the course of women’s lives throughout the country’s turmoil.

International Book Club
Jan. 16, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; East Lansing Public Library
East Lansing’s International Book Club will hold its monthly meeting to discuss A Memoir by Wangari Maathai. Refreshments from the region highlighted that month will be provided, and guest speakers are often invited to attend. If it’s too late to get started on the January book, check out The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, which is the February selection.

Sycophants and Slaves: Codependency in American Women’s Literature
Jan. 18, 1:30 p.m.; International Center, room 305
Lynn Makau from MSU’s English department will be lecturing on “Sycophants and Slaves” as a part of the GenCen Colloquia Series. GenCen stands for the Center for Gender in a Global Context, and the event is free.
For more information, contact Terri Bailey at gencen@msu.edu.

Spring Study Abroad Fair
Jan. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Spartan Stadium Tower, LaSalle Room
Sift through more than 100 exhibits detailing MSU’s more than 240 study abroad programs to figure out when you’ll be saying “bon voyage” to East Lansing for a few weeks or an entire school year.
For more information, contact Cheryl Benner at bennerc@msu.edu.

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