IPRH Calendar

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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

    The Black Chorus at the University of Illinois was founded in 1968. Organized by four students, and later under the direction of School of Music faculty with students, officers, the Black Chorus has sustained a high level of excellence in performance, collaborating with writers, jazz and gospel musicians, chamber orchestra, and dancers. Co-sponsored by the School of Music.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

    • All Day
    • Third and Fourth Floor Lecture Halls, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    This conference tackles questions of scale, visuality, application, representation, textuality, materiality, aesthetics, preservation, epistemology and experimentation at the intersection of big data and research and thinking in the arts and humanities.

Friday, October 5, 2018

    • All Day
    • Third and Fourth Floor Lecture Halls, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    This conference tackles questions of scale, visuality, application, representation, textuality, materiality, aesthetics, preservation, epistemology and experimentation at the intersection of big data and research and thinking in the arts and humanities.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    "Moving Pictures: Visual Culture/Visual Activism in Health Humanities." This talk explores visual culture and visual activism in the context of three health and human rights movements of the 20th century—breast cancer, AIDS, and disability rights—which foreground the critical practice and political strategy of producing visibility and deploying testimony.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    • 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.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018

    • 12:30 pm
    • Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington, Chicago

    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

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    “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

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

    With Katherine Fehr Chandler (Culture and Politics, Georgetown University), Anjali Nath (American Studies, University of California, Davis), Kevin Hamilton (Art + Design), and Ned O'Gorman (Communication). Moderator: Brian Jordan Jefferson (Geography & GIS)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

    • 4:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL) 

    A lecture by Joni Adamson (English and Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University). Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Art Theatre (126 W Church St, Champaign)

    As part of the community wide NEA Big Read of Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake, a screening of MISSISSIPPI MASALA (dir. Mira Nair, 1991). Discussion led by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta (Comparative and World Literature/Religion) will follow. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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

    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.

Wednesday, February 27, 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.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center (601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana)

    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.

Thursday, May 2, 2019