Prairie Research Institute - All Events

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 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.

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Kankakee River State Park

    Waterfowl hunting can be a challenging task for both new and advanced waterfowl hunters. This seminar will detail Illinois waterfowl, regulations, hunting strategies, identification techniques, interactive quizzes, and waterfowl calling basics. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Monday, March 4, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 304 (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    The University of Illinois System is accepting applications for the 2019–20 Public Voices Fellowship. This year-long fellowship provides a cohort of 20 thought leaders with extraordinary support, leadership skills, and knowledge to ensure their ideas shape not only their fields, but also the greater public conversations of our age.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 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, “10 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.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    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.

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Forbes Natural History Building - Champaign, IL

    This seminar is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt deer in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the classroom. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Goose Lake Prairie (Morris, IL)

    The key to regular hunting success is proper scouting. In order to make the most out of your afield scouting time, it's important to do your homework. This workshop will cover various techniques, computer applications, and other technologies in the modern hunter's arsenal.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    • Des Plaines SFWA

    This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Deer workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt deer in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    • 4:00 pm
    • 1005 Forbes Natural History Building, 1816 S Oak Street, Champaign

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Hidden Springs State Forest

    Waterfowl hunting can be a challenging task for both new and advanced waterfowl hunters. This seminar will detail Illinois waterfowl, regulations, hunting strategies, identification techniques, interactive quizzes, and waterfowl calling basics. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.  

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 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.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019