American Indian Studies Program
Monday, August 27, 2018
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Join AAS faculty, staff, and students as we celebrate the beginning of a new academic year! Food, fun, and prizes will be available.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Ishion Hutchinson is the author of two poetry collections, Far District and House of Lords and Commons. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and the Larry Levis Prize from the Academy of American Poets.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Improvisers Exchange is a two-year initiative deeply investigating the field of music improvisation. This program features performance and engagement residencies by leading artists representative of a wide spectrum of the practice, initiates a new performance course on improvisation for students, and promotes scholarly discourse through lectures and panel discussions.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Renée Baker’s Quadtych performs ICHOR BLACK, based on the opera The Baldwin Chronicles: Negro Ideologies. This chamber quartet features Renée Baker (violin, viola), Karl E.H. Seigfried (bass), William Porter (cello), and Bruce Nelson (vibes, percussion). Renée Baker is Improvisers Exchange Artist-in-Residence (September 18-26, 2018).
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Experimental Films of Renée Baker Renée Baker will present her experimental films and discuss the creative process in producing these works as set pieces and moving scores. Renée Baker is Improvisers Exchange Artist-in-Residence (September 18-26, 2018).
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
A pioneering Asian-American film starring producer and actor Sessue Hayakawa, The Dragon Painter will be screened with an original score, composed and conducted by Renée Baker. Illinois Modern Ensemble and Improvisers Exchange Ensemble members will be the featured performers. Renée Baker is Improvisers Exchange Artist-in-Residence (September 18-26, 2018).
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Ninth Letter, the University of Illinois' award winning literary journal, is proud to present a reading of poetry and prose by three outstanding writers: Jensen Beach, Rochelle Hurt, and Paige Lewis
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Award-winning novelist and short story writer Brian Evenson will read from his work.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Center for Advanced Study (CAS) Annual Lecture, featuring CAS Professor of Educational Policy, Organization & Leadership James Anderson.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Author and playwright Sands Hall will read from her work.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Three University of Illinois alumni read from their debut books of fiction and poetry