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.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Hailed as a pioneer in scientific visualization and computer art, you've probably encountered the work of Donna Cox more than once. Her art direction and visualizations for such IMAX films as A Beautiful Planet, Hubble and Cosmic Voyage won her an Academy Award nomination. Cox in turn is lauding other female visualization pioneers in her latest book New Media Futures.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
“AROUSED: The History of Hormones & How They Control Just About Everything.”This talk will highlight landmark events in hormone history as well as the cultural and political influences on medical progress and marketing. We will hear about the scientists who recognized the concept of hormones and review the history of hormone replacement therapy.
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 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.
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.
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 21, 2019
A lecture by Emma Dench (Classics, History and Dean of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University). Part of a workshop on “Race and Identity: Ancient and Modern Perspectives” on February 22, 2019.
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.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Onye Ozuzu, choreographer and Dean of the College of the Arts, University of Florida. Part of the IPRH Performance/Talk series.
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.
Monday, March 25, 2019
A lecture by Samuel K. Roberts, Associate Professor of History (Columbia Univ. Sch. of Arts & Sciences); Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences (Columbia Univ. Mailman School of Public Health)
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Stephanie LeMenager, Moore Endowed Professor, Department of English, University of Oregon. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Monday, April 15, 2019
Part of Undergraduate Research Week.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Part of Undergraduate Research Week. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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.
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.