American Indian Studies Program


Monday, October 1, 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

Monday, October 8, 2018

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.

    • 6:00 pm
    • 213 Gregory Hall

    You've probably heard the word "Palestine" a lot lately, but are you familiar with the underlying issues? Asian American Studies faculty member Dr. Lila Sharif will be participating in a Palestine 101 event tonight at 6:00 pm in 213 Gregory Hall. This event has been organized by Students for Justice in Palestine.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    • 5:15 - 6:45 pm
    • 1090 Lincoln Hall

    Jackson’s talk is focused on the excision and unthinkability of Indigenous labour in the Caribbean. Jackson works at the limits of postcolonial theory to re-contextualize 1492 as possibility and articulation rather than as impasse or aporia for thinking together, in particular, black-native labour and resistance.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    • 6:30 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    As sung by Judy Garland in the MGM film Meet Me in St Louis (1944), “The Trolley Song” is one of the world’s best-loved production numbers, yet close reading and documentary study are still surprisingly rare where numbers in Hollywood musicals are concerned, and this one is no exception to that general state of affairs.

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

    Tianna S. Paschel is an assistant professor in the Departments of African American Studies and Sociology, University of California–Berkeley. Co-sponsored by the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018