“Quilts and Human Rights”
April 1; MSU Museum, Main Floor Gallery
“Quilts and Human Rights” will feature quilts that have been used to spread awareness and promote human rights issues around the world. Special tributes to Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks made in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Museum in South Africa will be included in the exhibit. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact pr@museum.msu.edu.
Third Annual Muslim Studies Program Conference
April 3 – 5; International Center, room 303
The Muslim Studies Program is sponsoring its third annual conference that will include keynote speakers from renowned universities, as well a journalist and political analyst. “Muslims, Race and the Public Sphere” is the theme of the conference.
For more information, contact Salah Hassan at hassans@msu.edu.
African Children’s Choir
April 12, 8 p.m.; Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center
Children from Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya between the ages of 7 and 11 make up the African Children’s Choir that will be making a stop at the Wharton Center. The Children’s Choir uses African song and dance to represent the millions of African children orphaned because of AIDS and to provide hope for Africa’s future. Tickets range from $18 to $28.
For more information, contact Bob Hoffman at hoffma95@msu.edu.
“Feminism on a World Scale”
April 14, 3 – 5 p.m.; International Center, Spartan Room C
Dr. Valentine M. Moghadam, a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Purdue University, will be lecturing on the relationship between globalization and feminism and shedding light on what the feminist movement looks like on a global scale. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Gender in a Global Context (GenCen) and is open to the public.
For more information, contact Terri Bailey at gencen@msu.edu.

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