Campus Political Activities courtesy of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
11:00am, Marc Hertzman, History, The 'Indians of Palmares': Conquest, Violence, and Land in Northeast Brazil. Noon, Lucas Wagner, Physics, Simplicity from Complexity: Learning Simple Physics from Detailed Quantum Simulations
Timnit Gebru is the founder and executive director of the Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (DAIR). Prior to that she was fired by Google in December 2020 for raising issues of discrimination in the workplace, where she was serving as co-lead of the Ethical AI research team.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
This lecture will take a closer look at several broadsides on view this Fall at Krannert Art Museum in the exhibition Fake News and Lying Pictures: Political Prints in the Dutch Republic, a version of which will travel to University of San Diego Galleries and Smith College Museum of Art in Spring 2023 and Fall 2023.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Friday, September 30, 2022
Panel on Global Feminist Methods: Discussion on decolonization, collaborative research, and activism. Lunch provided starting at 11:30am with an RSVP by September 28th.
Monday, October 3, 2022
David Rosenboom will present concrete examples from his more than five decades of pioneering work in propositional music illustrating how testable theoretical models in science and process-based what-if models in speculative arts can converge to mutual advantage in the new artscience.
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Monday, October 10, 2022
CAS Food For Thought 1:00am, Naveen Narisetty, Statistics, Quantile Regression Modeling for Survival Data with a Cured Subgroup Noon, William Schneider, Social Work, Income and Housing Support Experiments and Child Neglect
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
This presentation provides a general overview of the “Propaganda of History” since the origination of public schools in the United States during the 1840s.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Dr. Richa Nagar, University of Minnesota Twin Cities will give a public talk on her book, "Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism" on Monday, October 17th at 4pm. In addition to the public talk, WGGP will coordinate graduate student led virtual book discussion led by on Friday, October 14th starting at 4pm.
Professor Gruebele will discuss a few topics of current interest, ranging from specialization in science, to grand discoveries waiting to happen, to how making and using fossil fuels better is a big part of the equation, or the fundamental-applied pendulum that is currently swinging ‘applied.'
Friday, October 21, 2022
Come join us to hear about our Graduate Minor- Gender Relations in International Development (GRID) on Friday, October 21st from 12-1pm. Lunch provided with pre-registration at https://go.illinois.edu/GRIDinfo
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Thursday, October 27, 2022
11:00am, Lijun Liu, Structure and Evolution of the Continental Lithosphere Noon, Damien Guironnet, Dealing with Plastic Waste: Upstream and Downstream Strategies
Friday, October 28, 2022
Dr. Koni Benson, "Pedagogy and Politics: Enacting Alternative Maps For Creating Communities of Practice" Koni Benson is an historian, organizer, and educator. She is a lecturer in the Department of History at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
The NSF-funded Deception Awareness and Resilience Training (DART) project is an interdisciplinary endeavor bringing together experts in psychology, deep fakes, game design, cybersecurity, social engineering, and education.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
CAS Food For Thought 11:00am, Gisela Sin, Political Science, The Disempowered Executive: Reconsidering the Line Item Veto Noon, Clara Bosak-Schroeder, Classics, The Seven Wonders Project: From Page to Digital Book
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Matt García will discuss what it means to conduct research about farmworkers from the top-down and bottom-up, centering the experiences of workers.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
11:00am, Julie Cidell, Geography & Geographic Information Science, Corridors and Confluences: Four-Dimensional Spaces of Distribution along and around the Des Plaines-Kankakee River Confluence Noon, Nicole Riemer, Atmospheric Sciences, Aerosols: Tiny Particles, Big Impacts