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IPRH Now: 2nd Annual Work-In

Event Type
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
Dec 5, 2017   5:00 pm  
Antoinette Burton
Originating Calendar
Asian American Studies

Are you looking for models for how the work of the humanities and related fields can make a social impact, both within and beyond the University of Illinois?  Come to the IPRH Work-In and see what faculty, students, staff and community residents are thinking and doing about contemporary questions that command our attention – and the kinds of knowledge, expertise, experience and commitment they are mobilizing in the public sphere.


IPRH is celebrating its 20th anniversary is this year and our annual theme is “Paradigm Shifts.” We have a historic opportunity to imagine what the humanities at work can and should look like in the here and now.


We are developing a list of Work-In Stations to be put on by individuals and groups on campus and in Urbana-Champaign. If you are interested in participating as a Work-In Station organizer please or have questions about whether your group is eligible, contact Antoinette Burton at by November 15th 2017.


Work-In Stations are spaces where you can:


  • Learn about what an individual, group or community is doing;
  • Brainstorm a developing idea that you can help organize;
  • Share resources about what’s going on elsewhere in C-U and beyond;
  • Meet new people and start up your own group or project.


This event is free and open to the public. Please come and bring a friend or a neighbor. Please share this announcement with your students and encourage anyone who is wondering “what is to be done?” to drop by. Children are welcome.


If you aren't doing a Work-In Station but have fliers for events that are up and coming or information about groups who are at work elsewhere, please bring them to distribute.


Pizza and beverages will be served. Bring a baked good to share!           


Volunteers to help set up and clean up are needed. If you have questions contact Antoinette Burton:

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