Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

Saturday, September 25, 2021

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    The Feast of Tabernacles. For Jewish employees observing Sukkot Minor, work is often allowed but meals need to be done in the Sukkah. Some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

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    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, from sunset of the first day until sunset of the last day, Bahá'ís observing the First of Mashiyyat (Will) gather for the 19-Day Feast. There is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

    • All Day

    The Feast of Tabernacles. For Jewish employees observing Sukkot Minor, work is often allowed but meals need to be done in the Sukkah. Some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

    • All Day

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, from sunset of the first day until sunset of the last day, Bahá'ís observing the First of Mashiyyat (Will) gather for the 19-Day Feast. There is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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    Eigth Day of Assembly. Part of its duality as a holy day is that it is simultaneously considered to be both connected to Sukkot and also a separate festival in its own right. Jewish employees celebrating Shmini Atzeret may do so with prayers for rain and the beginning of Simchat Torah, and may also stay home from work during this period. Some may request scheduling accommo

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    Day of Celebrating the Torah. The main celebrations of Simchat Torah take place in the synagogue during evening and morning services. Jewish employees observing Simchat Torah may stay home from work during this period, and some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://bit.ly/3yfWci7

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Featured Speaker Ana Navarro. Political Analyst for CNN, Telemundo, and co-host of ABC’s The View.
    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • Illini Union Room A

    With her signature no-holds-barred candor and larger-than-life personality, Ana Navarro will share her insights on the political landscape in the U.S. as well as her story of being a Latina immigrant, republican strategist, and the challenges that she has faced in her political career.

  • Professional headshot of Samuel Moyn
    • 7:30 pm

    Join us for a discussion of Samuel Moyn's new book Humane followed by commentary from respondents Avital Livny (Political Science) and Patrick Keenan (Law).

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Monday, October 4, 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Friday, October 8, 2021

Saturday, October 9, 2021

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    The Navratri commences on the first day (pratipada) of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Ashwin. The festival is celebrated for nine nights once every year during the beginning of October, although as the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the festival may be held for a day more or a day less.

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    • University of Illinois

Sunday, October 10, 2021

    • All Day

    The Navratri commences on the first day (pratipada) of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Ashwin. The festival is celebrated for nine nights once every year during the beginning of October, although as the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the festival may be held for a day more or a day less.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

    • All Day

    The Navratri commences on the first day (pratipada) of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Ashwin. The festival is celebrated for nine nights once every year during the beginning of October, although as the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the festival may be held for a day more or a day less.

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://bit.ly/3yfWci7

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021

    • All Day

    The Navratri commences on the first day (pratipada) of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Ashwin. The festival is celebrated for nine nights once every year during the beginning of October, although as the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the festival may be held for a day more or a day less.

    • All Day

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, from sunset of the first day until sunset of the last day, Bahá'ís observing the First of 'Ilm (Knowledge) gather for the 19-Day Feast. That is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion.

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    Dussehra celebrations often include processions to a river or ocean front carrying clay statues, accompanied by music and chants, after which the images are immersed into the water for dissolution and a goodbye. The festival also starts the preparation for one of the most important and widely celebrated festivals, Diwali.

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    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5_0btAXEREqH4z1up75kvg

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    Join us for the “Transformative Learning through Zine Making” research cluster’s capstone event where you’ll hear from students, librarians, faculty, and staff about how zines and comics have enhanced their scholarship and teaching practices.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Monday, October 18, 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021

Sunday, October 24, 2021

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    Born in 570 CE, Prophet Muhammad’s [peace be upon him] birthday is commemorated by Muslims around the world during the month of Rabi’ Al-Awal. Mawlid an-Nabi – literally, The Birth of the Prophet – is often referred to as the Mawlid.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Sunday, October 31, 2021

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    From sunset of the first day to sunset of the last day, Samhain marks the Pagan New Year, a time for honoring the dead, cleansing, and releasing. For many Wiccans, Samhain is the most important Sabbat. It’s the time to remember the ancestors, and the time to celebrate the harvest and all that has been accomplished over the year.