2018 Calendar of Events

A series of community and campus events will take place throughout the fall of 2018. New events will be added, so check back often. All events are FREE, unless otherwise noted.

Signature Events

 

KICK-OFF EVENT: An Evening with Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States
Sunday, Aug. 26; 6 p.m.
East Lansing High School Theater, 509 Burcham Drive
Open to the general public. Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will answer questions from community members during the event. Please submit your question ahead of time here.

Admission Guidelines for the Kick-Off Event:
  • Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. 
  • There will be metal detector screening at the entrance and no bags, backpacks or purses will be permitted.
  • Community members will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. A simulcast will be set up in the cafeteria in the event of an overflow crowd.
  • Pictures, flash photography or recordings (including those with cameras, cell phones, tablets and other devices) are not permitted.
  • There will not be a book signing; however, a limited number of signed books will be available to purchase. More details TBA.
MSU Academic Welcome featuring Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Monday, Aug. 27; 9 a.m.
Jack Breslin Student Events Center, MSU Campus
Open to the general public. Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will address MSU's incoming class at the MSU Academic Welcome. 

Admission Guidelines for the MSU Academic Welcome:
  • There will be metal detector screening at the entrance and no bags, backpacks or purses will be permitted.
  • Pictures, flash photography or recordings (including those with cameras, cell phones, tablets and other devices) are not permitted.
  • There will not be a book signing.
MSU Student Q&A
Monday, Aug. 27; 11 a.m.
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Big Ten A, MSU Campus 
Open to MSU students (undergraduate and graduate). Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will answer questions from students during the event. Please submit your question ahead of time here

Admission Guidelines for the MSU Student Q&A: 
  • There will be metal detector screening at the entrance and no bags, backpacks or purses will be permitted.
  • Student will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. A simulcast will be set up in the Kellogg Auditorium in the event of an overflow crowd.
  • Pictures, flash photography or recordings (including those with cameras, cell phones, tablets and other devices) are not permitted.
  • There will not be a book signing.

Other OBOC Events



Additional 2018 OBOC events to be announced soon!

Books on Tap Book Club featuring "My Beloved World"
Tuesday, Aug. 14; 6:30-9 p.m.
Jimmy's Pub, 16830 Chandler Road
The East Lansing Public Library's Books on Tap book club will be discussing "My Beloved World" at Jimmy's Pub. The book club combines books, food, drinks and good conversation together in a laid-back atmosphere. Anyone is welcome to join the conversation!