American Indian Studies Program
Monday, March 25, 2019
Unit One/Allen Hall will be hosting Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar on Monday, March 25 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. The event will be moderated by AAS Professor Lila Sharif. Enjoy an engaging discussion and performance and eat some Mediterranean food!
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Water Protectors at Standing Rock captured world attention through their peaceful resistance. While many may know the details, AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock captures the story of Native-led defiance that forever changed the fight for clean water, our environment and the future of our planet. A discussion with Director Myron Dewey will follow the screening.
Friday, March 29, 2019
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Please make plans to attend one of two upcoming “Advancing IPRH” Town Hall meetings to join the conversation about how IPRH might better support and sustain the research ecosystem that we have created together, and how we can evolve for the future. A second session will be held April 4 at 12 p.m.
Join the Department of AAS for a lecture by Juliana Hu Pegues on the figure of China Joe. Click through for full abstract.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Trinh T. Minh‐ha’s lyrical film essay commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the war draws inspiration from ancient legend and from water as a force evoked in every aspect of Vietnamese culture.
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Trinh T. Minh-ha is Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and of Rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley. A world-renowned independent filmmaker and feminist postcolonial theorist, she has published twelve books and has made eight feature-length films.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Over the past decade and a half, the U.S. has lost 1,800 newspapers and half of its newspaper journalists, giving rise to news deserts across vast swaths of the country. Abernathy will explore the implications for our society and the collaborative effort that will be needed if we are to reverse the trend.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
In this talk, Samuel K. Roberts discusses local political protest movements for addiction treatment in the 1960s and 1970s.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
The IPRH-Mellon Environmental Humanities Undergraduate Research Group is a collective of students exploring how matters of the environment can be understood through a humanistic lens. As we do so, we seek to dive into the untold narratives of physical and social environments.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
This talk investigates political economies of risk logic by looking at how transnational trans and queer studies comprehend trans people’s patronage of “back alley surgeons.”
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Internationally recognized scholar Cheryl Grills will discuss the applied community research she has conducted over the past three decades to decrease health disparities among African Americans. She will present community intervention efforts that have been proven to reduce distress and promote well-being in the face of racial stress. A CAS MillerComm Lecture.
Monday, April 29, 2019
In this talk, Simeon Man tells the histories of Asians and Asian Americans who fought in Vietnam, revealing how U.S. empire was sustained through overalapping projects of colonialism and race making.