Thursday, September 19, 2019
“Mindfulness and Science-Based Approaches to Criminal Justice for the 21st Century.”
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Known throughout the indie music world for her solo project, Japanese Breakfast, Michelle Zauner will read from her upcoming memoir, Crying in H-Mart.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Babette B. Tischleder is a professor of North American Studies and Media Studies at the Univ. of Göttingen, Germany. Her books include The Literary Life of Things: Case Studies in American Fiction (2014) and the coedited volumes Cultures of Obsolescence: History, Materiality, and the Digital Age (2015) and An Eclectic Bestiary: Encounters in a More-than-Human World (2019).
Saturday, September 28, 2019
A reading by poets J. Allyn Rosser and Mark Halliday. Part of Pygmalion, September 26–28. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
“The Climate Change Comedy Hour” Aaron Sachs is Professor of History and American Studies at Cornell University, where he has taught since 2004. In 2006, he published The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism (Viking), which won Honorable Mention for the Frederick Jackson Turner Award.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
A discussion with undergraduates about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian American Studies. Register at go.illinois.edu/InsideScoop by October 2, 2019.
dir. Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider, 2017. Followed by a discussion with Satsuki Ina, community activist, writer, and filmmaker.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Featuring Emily McKown, Olivia Tasch, and Carrie Chandler, members of Girls Rock! Champaign-Urbana. Moderated by Fiona Ngô (Gender & Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies).
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Film screening and discussion of The Land Beneath Our Feet with Gregg Mitman. Dr. Mitman is Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Londa Schiebinger is Professor of History of Science, Director, Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering and Environment Project, Stanford University.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Mark Roseman is a Professor of History and the Pat M Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies at Indiana University. He is a historian of modern Europe, with particular interests in the History of the Holocaust and in modern German history.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
with Peter Fritzsche (History), and Mark Roseman (History, Indiana University Bloomington. Moderated by Harriet Murav (Slavic Languages & Literatures and Comparative & World Literature). Co-sponsored by Jewish Culture & Society.
Paul Sutter is Professor of History at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4th Annual IPRH Work-In, led by the members of the African American Community Healing Through Storytelling Research Cluster (C-HeARTS).
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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.
Following her one-woman presentation the previous evening, playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith will join another special guest—to be announced—in CultureTalk, an exploration of the ideas surrounding the arts and culture.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Kate Brown is Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.