Friday, August 23, 2019
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.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Monday, August 26, 2019
Classes for Fall 2019 begin!
Thursday, September 12, 2019
The Department of Asian American Studies presents the 12th Annual Balgopal Lecture, a yearly lecture event that brings distinguished scholars to campus to discuss the Asian American experience.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Monday, September 16, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
This information session is dedicated to helping interested applicants learn more about this three-year faculty development initiative. Attendees will discover how the program and application process works; hear the experiences of current fellows; and have an opportunity to ask questions.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
“Mindfulness and Science-Based Approaches to Criminal Justice for the 21st Century.”
Monday, September 23, 2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Aaron Sachs is Professor of History and American Studies at Cornell University, where he has taught since 2004. In 2006, he published The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism (Viking), which won Honorable Mention for the Frederick Jackson Turner Award.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Lunch discussion for undergraduates about the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII.
A discussion with undergraduates about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian American Studies.
dir. Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider, 2017. Followed by a discussion with Satsuki Ina, community activist, writer, and filmmaker.
Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, And Then They Came for Us brings history into the present.
Monday, October 21, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Intended for students from across the campus, Inside Scoop conversations invite Illinois undergraduates to engage with the exciting work conducted by scholars whose work helps us understand what it means to be human in a world of rapidly shifting global complexities.