College of LAS Events

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Sunday, June 23, 2019

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Through the centuries, people have devised imaginative, even diabolical, puzzles to test our wits. This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles. Enjoy their artistry and creativity—and try your hand at solving some of them. Join Guest Community Curator Philip Nyman for a talk and demonstrations of some of the puzzles from his collection.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

    • 3:00 - 4:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Bring out your creative side at Krannert Art Museum as we explore the museum gardens. Participants should bring materials that relate to their own art practice —sketching, photography, painting, or other media. We’ll talk with local artist Kelly Hieronymus about using what we see in nature to inspire us creatively, then we’ll spend time making art in the gardens.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center; 1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 3:00 - 4:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum |500 E Peabody Dr.

    Bring out your creative side in the galleries at Krannert Art Museum. We’ll talk with local artist Kelly Heironymus about the ways patterns and organic forms play a role in the art we see at the museum and the art we create.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Friday, August 23, 2019

    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    What will 21st century humanities pedagogy look like? How might we strengthen and diversify the humanities and engage and inspire a new generation of learners? This collaborative retreat will begin with a keynote by Ellen McClure, Director of the new Engaged Humanities Initiative (EHI) at UIC. Panels and discussions will follow.

    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    What will 21st century humanities pedagogy look like? How might we strengthen and diversify the humanities and engage and inspire a new generation of learners? This collaborative retreat will begin with a keynote by Ellen McClure, Director of the new Engaged Humanities Initiative (EHI) at UIC. Panels and discussions will follow.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • 1027 Lincoln Hall

    Orientation for new incoming History Graduate Students.

    • 9:30 am
    • Foreign Languages Building

    The Japanese language placement test will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Room G18 of the Foreign Languages Building. The Korean language placement test will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. to noon in Room G27 of the Foreign Languages Building.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    • 3:30 pm
    • 210 General Lounge - Illini Union

    "A Book In Common" brings together members and friends of the department to discuss a historically-oriented book nominated by a faculty member or graduate student and chosen by a committee made up of faculty and students. This year's book is We Demand: The University and Student Protests by Roderick Ferguson (University of California Press, 2017).

Friday, August 30, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

    • 3:00 - 6:00 pm
    • 319 Gregory Hall

    Symposium for IPRH, Widenor appointees and Fellowship winners to present their research and discuss what they have learned from being in the program.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Saturday, December 21, 2019

    • 2:00 pm
    • 116 Roger Adams Laboratory

    The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will hold a winter convocation ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Room 116 of Roger Adams Laboratory, 600 South Mathews Ave., Urbana. More information about registration and the convocation speaker will be shared here when it becomes available.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020