American Indian Studies Program


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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

    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

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    • 5:00 - 7:30 pm

    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

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Art Theatre (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.

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.

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.” Sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Women & Gender in Global Perspectives.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    • 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.