Urbana Campus Research Calendar

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 346, Main Library

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • Space p11, 55 E. Randolph Street, Pedway Level, Chicago

    As vehicles of self-expression and with content typically outside the mainstream, zines have proliferated in recent decades, and landscape has also become a significant concern in zine culture. Hosted at Space p11, a non-commercial gallery within the Pedway system of downtown Chicago, the Landscape Zine Reading Room will expose visitors to a wide variety of pertinent works

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • 11:00 am
    • Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

    • 1:30 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Sponsored by the Carl R Woese Institute for Genomic Biology Committee on Diversity (IGB-COD), this roundtable will be an opportunity for the IGB community (and larger campus community) to exchange ideas on how to create a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming culture in STEM fields.

    • 4:30 pm
    • Zoom Meeting

    • 7:30 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

    In our concern for the more than human world, many discussions have focused on individual animal suffering and threats to entire species. What happens when we instead ask questions about what meaningful relationships between humans and animals are possible, what makes their lives livable, and what role empathy can play in complex ethical questions?