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Presentations

Indicators of Excellence in the Liberal Arts

The following reflections are offered in the context of the opening colloquium of the College and Beyond II: Liberal Arts & Life series. #collegeandbeyondii The current pandemic is an apocalypse — an uncovering. It reveals at once…
Header of MSU campus in the fall.
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To the Class of 2024: Embarking on an Education for Action

Dear MSU Class of 2024, Welcome to Michigan State University and to the College of Arts & Letters! You are embarking on an education that will forever shape the course of your life. At the…
James Baldwin - "I can't believe what you say, because I see what you do."
Dean

Open Letter to Our College of Arts & Letters Community

Dear College of Arts & Letters community,  “Anger,” Audre Lorde insists, “is an appropriate reaction to racist attitudes, as is fury when the actions arising from those attitudes do not change.”Lorde, Audre. “The Uses of…
Graduates of the College of Arts & Letters
Dean
To the Class of 2020
Michigan Wildflowers
Dean
Deepening Connection in a Time of Distancing
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The Long Road
No Quality Without Equity
Pathways on the MSU Campus
Dean
Catalyst of Collaboration
Dean Long in front of Linton Hall holding a picture of himself as an undergraduate.
Dean
To the Class of 2023: Embrace the Adventure
St. Aubin Park, Detroit
Presentation: Interactive
The Transformative Power of Publishing