Sunday, September 26, 2021
Monday, September 27, 2021
Associate Professor, Dr. Brandon Jackson from Purdue University will be presenting on "A Degree in Brotherhood: How Social Support Matters for Black Men in College and Beyond."
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The IGB is hosting a virtual Q&A with Ian Cheney, one of the two directors of the documentary "Picture A Scientist."
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Icko Iben Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series Einstein’s Waves: Cosmic Sounds from Black Holes and Neutron Stars
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Friday, October 1, 2021
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Sunday, October 3, 2021
Monday, October 4, 2021
PhD Candidate, Austin Kozlowski from the University of Chicago will be presenting on Computational Sociology.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture Marc Martin-Casas Seed Investments and Venture Development, Illumina Accelerator "Building Breakthrough Genomics Startups"
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Prof. Cameron McCarthy will give a presentation that addresses the matter of the management and conservation of histories ("burnished ornamentalism") in three school sites: Barbados, India, and Singapore. These schools form a part of a 5-year, 9-country study of postcolonial elite schools in globalizing circumstances.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Friday, October 8, 2021
Monday, October 11, 2021
In this seminar we will speak with girls from rural India and their teachers to understand how COVID-19 affected India, and in particular, girls' education which has been at the forefront in the Global South. We will also speak with grassroots team members and co-founder of the non-profit SwaTaleem to understand how girls and other stakeholders responded at this time.
Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Eliza Benites from CNRS-LATTS will be presenting on ethnography, work, and housing.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Donna Maney, PhD Emory University; Professor of Psychology "Inside the Supergene of the Bird with Four Sexes"
October 12th guest speaker Dr. Patricia Gregg is an Associate Professor of Geology, Dr. Gregg will discuss her research on volcanic systems and volcano evolution on land, on the seafloor and on other worlds.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Join us for our latest series which highlights the intersection of food, science, and culture, with meals tailored by campus chefs paired to each lecture. Soo-Yeun Lee, Professor of Food Science at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who will discuss “Ooh that stinky cheese... why do we love it so much?” - diversity of appreciation in olfaction.
Friday, October 15, 2021
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 15 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Healing Communities: Creating Equitable & Justice Communities through Trauma Informed Community Building" Speaker: Karen Simms, Founding Director of CU Trauma and Resilience Initiative
Tithi Bhattacharya is a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University. She is the author of The Sentinels of Culture: Class, Education, and the Colonial Intellectural in Bengal (Oxford University Press, 2005) and the editor of the now class study, Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression (Pluto Press, 2017).
Monday, October 18, 2021
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Nathan Hillson, PhD Director of Synthetic Biology Informatics at the Joint Bioenergy Institute (JBEI) "Opportunities for CABBI Collaboration with JBEI (and other DOE assets) in Laboratory Operations and Data Management Infrastructure"
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The participating curators and scholars will address the challenges, as well as the new trajectories and avenues for engaging the public that emerged as the result of the global health and race crises. The goal of this panel is to generate active discussions about the impact of these events on the museum as an institution, curatorial practices, and museum professionals.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 22 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Moving Upstream: An Anti-Racist Approach to Healthcare Education" Speaker: Kaitlyn Reedy-Rogier, Program Coordinator for the Pipeline to Compassionate Care Project
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Monday, October 25, 2021
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Current and recent graduate students are invited to a career exploration panel focusing on using foreign language, area studies, and thematic studies in the job market. Join CGS and UIUC FLAS alumni for this online event to hear professionals and practitioners discuss their current positions and paths from graduate study to employment.
Tamarra James-Todd, Phd Harvard University; Mark and Catherine Winkler Assistant Professor of Environmental Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Environmental Chemical Exposures & Women's Reproductive Health"
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Franita Tolson is Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Her scholarship and teaching focus on the areas of election law, constitutional law, legal history and employment discrimination.
Friday, October 29, 2021
Join us for another dialog in WGGP’s ongoing conversation with grassroots activists. This time we will explore with activists from Brazil and South Africa how their movements engage in practices of care and solidarity to combat insecurity in food, health, land and housing, and violence based on race, class, and gender inequalities.
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 29 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Speaker: Catherine Shieh, Anti-Hate Training Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Chicago