Sharper Focus/Wider Lens
Sharper Focus/Wider Lens offers students, faculty, staff and the Greater Lansing community the opportunity to grapple with important issues or questions in a trans-disciplinary format. The faculty panel brings their unique research, teaching and writing experiences from a wide range of disciplines to explore contemporary and historical issues. All forums are free and open to the public and refreshments are provided.
2016-17 Sharper Focus/Wider Lens Topics & Dates
Can't attend in person? Watch the MSU Alumni Association's Livestream.
All Sharper Focus/Wider Lens forum videos are available at the MSU Library and posted on the Honors College YouTube channel.
“It is always so fun to meet and interact with colleagues from across campus. We don't get that opportunity nearly enough! Thanks to my colleagues for sharing their expertise, ideas, and enthusiasm about their work.”
Gail Vander Stoep, Associate Professor, Department of Community Sustainability
“It was my pleasure to contribute to such an important endeavor! Thank you for the invitation and affording me the opportunity of a new experience.”
Kayla Hales, Assistant Professor, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media
“It was the first across-campus event for me, and I learned a lot and had a quite fun interacting with faculties I have yet worked with. It is always great for us to have different perspectives and inspiration from other scholars, so I really hope this event will continue.”
Masako Tominaga, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences
PODCASTS via Podbean, iTunes and Google Play
Dr. Anna Pegler-Gordon speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants
David Thronson, JD, speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants
Sophia Koufopoulou, MA, speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants
Dr. Stephanie Nawyn speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants
Dr. Johanna Schuster-Craig speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants
Photos of Sharper Focus/Wider Lens are available on Flickr.