Library - Scholarly Commons

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Scholarly Commons as well as those by

our campus partners

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Sunday, March 28, 2021

Monday, March 29, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Thursday
    • Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Online via Zoom - register to receive the Zoom link

    This interactive session will provide tools to create a virtual or in-person classroom that is conducive to accessibility and inclusivity. We will delve into strategies and perspectives to create the right conditions to make your course a learning community and welcoming environment.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Thursday
    • Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    A book talk and conversation with Jeremy Zallen (Lafayette College) on American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865.

    • 3:00 pm

    Each spring, the local AAUP Chapter sponsors a workshop for assistant and associate professors on Achieving Tenure and Promotion.

    • 3:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Homemade, with Love Studio Art Days, will be in an onsite workshop, a space held and led by the curator for artists and people to skill-share and make art and at-home art kits for local Black girls. Artwork and kits made will be prompted with critical art concepts in tune with Black girlhood studies, Black girls’ creativity, and lived experience.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community. Included in the exhibit are artworks by contemporary artists, archival photographs, and video interviews with local African American community members and University alumni sharing personal stories of dance and music.

    • 4:00 pm

    A panel discussion on Blues music moderated by Professor Gabriel Solis, musicology and theater (UIUC). Drawing on work in African American studies, anthropology, and history, he addresses the ways people engage the past, performing history and memory through music. Other panelists include Candy Foster, Dawn Clark, Bob Paleczny, and Augustus Wood.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    • 7:00 pm

    SITI Company’s Talking into the Future series meets Krannert Center’s CultureTalk, exploring the art of assembly in all its forms and investigating the challenges of our time. This installment of the series features conversation between SITI Company co-artistic director Anne Bogart and New York Live Arts founding director Bill T. Jones, moderated by Krannert Center directo

Friday, April 2, 2021

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm

    An award-winning debut by Chicago-based filmmaker Jiayan Shi, ‘Finding Yingying’, presents the tragic story of Yingying Zhang, the 26-year-old Chinese student who disappeared from the University of Illinois campus in 2017.

    • 5:00 pm

    An award-winning debut by Chicago-based filmmaker Jiayan Shi, Finding Yingying presents the tragic story of Yingying Zhang, the 26-year-old Chinese student who disappeared from the University of Illinois campus in 2017.

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Friday
    • Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual via Zoom

    Get to know IFLEX, the newest active learning classrooms on campus. Features and benefits of all the IFLEX classrooms on this campus, including the new Campus Instructional Facility. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certifica

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Join the Rare Book & Manuscript Library online for our Moms Weekend Virtual Open House. Spend some time with a few unique finds in our collection, such as a historical board game! Visiting Curator Ruthann Mowry will be hosting the virtual session through Zoom and will be available for questions, comments, and conversations. Stay for the whole time or drop-in for 5 minutes.

    • 3:00 - 4:30 pm

    Madness as a Curable Illness: Legal Justice and Medical Authority in Qing China (1644-1912) (by Yujie Pu, Ph.D. student in the department of EALC) Women in the Eighteen-Century Jiangnan Region: Commercial Publishing, Recipes, and Everyday Knowledge of Herbal Medicine (by Xinge Zhang, Ph.D. student in the department of EALC).

Saturday, April 10, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 7:30 pm

    Join local C-U trivia host Julie Laut of CU Lockdown trivia for a night of fun and challenging online trivia on world history and cultures. Laut will lead four rounds on empires, geography, mythology, and food. To sign up, fill out the online registration form by Friday, April 9.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • Virtual

    Join us for virtual office hours every Tuesday from 10-11am and Wednesday from 1-2pm on Zoom. Jamie and Megan will be there to answer your questions about the CITL Innovation Spaces, emerging technologies, student engagement, Zoom, PowerPoint, and other educational technologies on campus! Ask us anything! If we don’t have the answer, we’ll point you to someone who does.

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Innovation Studio, Rm 172, Armory Building

    Visit the Innovation Studio during open hours! Held twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am - 2pm. Experience 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Laser Cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tue morning
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to learn about the basic features of Zoom. This session is aimed for first time or beginner users.

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Innovation Studio, Rm 172, Armory Building

    Have questions about Zoom? Want to learn some new techniques? Join us for a Zoom Showroom event! This event will be held both in-person and virtually, on Tuesday, 4/13 and Wednesday, 4/14 from 10am to 2pm. Drop-ins are welcome and no appointment is needed.

    • 12:00 pm

    Join Jenifer L. Barclay, author of The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America and Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, author of Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean for an event celebrating the release of their books on April 13 at 12pm ET. Daina Ramey Berry will moderate.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

    • 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

Friday, April 16, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Register to receive Zoom link

    Join us as we celebrate the great new things happening on this campus! The Breaking New Ground webinar will offer video tours of brand new buildings: the Siebel Center for Design and the Campus Instructional Facility, plus keynote presentations, campus trivia, prizes, and breakout conversation spaces. Brought to you by the Reimagining the Classroom Symposium.

    • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Friday
    • Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   F morning
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    "Planetary Entanglements," Virtual Forum with Achille Mbembe (University of Witwatersrand), Boaventura de Sousa Santos (University of Coimbra), and Denise Ferreira da Silva (University of British Columbia). Moderated by Susan Koshy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

  • Intervention training flyer
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    In response to the sharp and sustained rise in anti-Asian racism and hate, please join the Asian American Cultural Center for this FREE interactive online training for college students, faculty/staff, alumni, and community members of all backgrounds. Learn more about how you can protect yourself and help fight against anti-Asian harrassment.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

Monday, April 19, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
    • Virtual via Zoom

    Once you know how to resolve the most common Compass challenges, you and your students can spend more time mastering content. Participants will learn how to address common problems as well as troubleshoot more complex ones. Registration is required.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual via Zoom

    Online overview covers practical tips for teaching and learning activities that make use of the IFLEX classroom's flexible furniture, whiteboards, and collaborative room technology. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certifica

Saturday, April 24, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Monday, April 26, 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021