American Indian Studies Program


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Art Theater (126 W Church St, Champaign)

    A screening of MISSISSIPPI MASALA (dir. Mira Nair, 1991) with discussion led by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta (Comparative and World Literature/Religion) to follow. Free and open to the public.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

    • 7:30 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    A lecture by Emma Dench (Classics, History and Dean of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University). "Race, Ethnicity and Beyond in Classical Antiquity." Part of a workshop on “Race Work in the Classics” on February 22, 2019.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

    • 4:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana) 

    A lecture by Benjamin H. Johnson, Associate Professor of History, and Institute of Environmental Sustainability Faculty, Loyola University Chicago. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    In honor of International Women's Day, “12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories.” Co-hosted by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    Join the Department of Asian American Studies in celebrating the release of “Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race.” This book is the product of years of cooperative research between the late Dr. Nancy Abelmann AAS founding member at UIUC, and NYU Professor of Psychology Sumie Okazaki.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

    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.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center (601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana)

    Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don't Let Me Be Lonely; and the editor of several anthologies including The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. Rankine is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and teaches at Yale University as the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry.

Saturday, May 11, 2019