Campus Humanities Calendar

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Sunday, February 28, 2021

    • 2:00 pm

    The Spurlock Museum of World Cultures and the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois are hosting a free, family-friendly Zoom program to celebrate Eastern European International Women’s Day. There will be crafts and short lessons on the Russian language, along with highlights from the Museum’s collection and a Russian story.

Monday, March 1, 2021

    • 2:30 pm

    Professor Fritzsche (History, UIUC) is the author of numerous books including Hitler's First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich (2020), An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler (2016), and Life and Death in the Third Reich (2008). He will discuss recent events through the lens of European-Jewish history.

    • 4:00 - 4:45 pm

    Crafts, Folklores, and More will bring you an artsy combo of folktales with related crafts, youth presentations, and interactive sessions—all from the comfort of your homes. This is a family-friendly event sponsored by Ascending Aesthetics and co-sponsored by the Spurlock Museum and the Museum of the Grand Prairie.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

Saturday, March 6, 2021

    • 4:00 - 4:45 pm

    Crafts, Folklores, and More will bring you an artsy combo of folktales with related crafts, youth presentations, and interactive sessions—all from the comfort of your homes. This is a family-friendly event sponsored by Ascending Aesthetics and co-sponsored by the Spurlock Museum and the Museum of the Grand Prairie.

Monday, March 8, 2021

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm

    The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and the Humanities Research Institute and co-host this annual event bringing together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021

    • 1:00 pm

    In this talk, Dr. Henrichs and Dr. Heather Froehlich will reflect on the impact of the Postdoctoral Laborers Bill of Rights. They’ll discuss postdocs as a vocational practice, and how they have applied (or not) the Bill of Rights in their own roles, and what that means in practice.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    • 3:00 - 5:30 pm

    Join us for a screening of the documentary film From Here, followed by a Q & A with director Christina Antonakos-Wallace and two of the film’s subjects, Sonny and Tania. If you have already viewed the film and would like to attend the panel discussion only, you are welcome to register for this event and join us in progress.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • Leti Volpp in front of book case
    • 7:00 pm

    Lecture by Leti Volpp, the Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law at Berkeley Law. Volpp's research and teaching focus on questions of immigration and citizenship. She is the Director of the campus-wide Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Friday, November 5, 2021