American Indian Studies Program
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Tianna S. Paschel is an assistant professor in the Departments of African American Studies and Sociology, University of California–Berkeley. Co-sponsored by the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
From early drone experiments in the Pacific during World War II to the apparatus of FOIA, this panel tracks the racial and imperial logics of different forms of state surveillance during the so-called American century and its aftermath. Katherine Fehr Chandler (Culture and Politics, Georgetown University) and Anjali Nath (American Studies, University of California, Davis)
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
“What We Can Learn from Pink Dolphins: Key Tensions, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Environmental Humanities.” Joni Adamson (English and Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University). Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
IPRH Work-Ins are a chance for faculty, students, staff and community residents to learn and share information about contemporary questions that command our attention—and to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of topics that impact our collective public sphere.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
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.
Friday, March 8, 2019
In honor of International Women's Day, “12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories.” Sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Women & Gender in Global Perspectives.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Stephanie LeMenager, Moore Endowed Professor, Department of English, University of Oregon. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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.