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Great Lakes Folk Festival: Campus and Community Stage and Programming

The festival program features exemplary engaged scholarly partnerships led by MSU faculty working in collaboration with communities to address community needs. The festival program featured the Campus and Community Stage where faculty and staff, along with their community partners, were invited to share their co-created projects and experiences with the audience.  In addition, the festival displayed a tent with text panels highlighting the best of current and recent campus and community engagement.


MSU Museum, City of East Lansing, MSU Office of the Provost, featured MSU colleges and communities, and University Outreach and Engagement


University Outreach and Engagement, MSU Museum, Great Lakes Folk Festival, City of East Lansing, and over 100 sponsors.


C. Kurt Dewhurst

Director for Arts and Cultural Partnerships, Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship
Curator of Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Michigan State University Museum
Professor, Department of English
University Outreach and Engagement Campus Senior Fellow

Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship