Friday, August 23, 2019
What will 21st century humanities pedagogy look like? How might we strengthen and diversify the humanities and engage and inspire a new generation of learners? This collaborative retreat will begin with a keynote by Ellen McClure, Director of the new Engaged Humanities Initiative (EHI) at UIC. Panels and discussions will follow.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Please make plans to attend this “Advancing IPRH” Town Hall meeting to join the conversation about how IPRH might better support and sustain the research ecosystem that we have created together, and how we can evolve for the future.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Rebecca Garden is John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Executive Director, Consortium for Culture and Medicine, SUNY Upstate. With support from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the Presidential Initiative to Celebrate the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Lunch and conversation with gender-fluid drag queen and visual artist Sasha Velour for undergraduate students.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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, September 19, 2019
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.
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
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.
dir. Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider, 2017. Followed by a discussion with Satsuki Ina, community activist, writer, and filmmaker.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Featuring Christine Pallon, Olivia Tasch, and Carrie Chandler, founding 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
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.