Thursday, October 3, 2019
“The Climate Change Comedy Hour” Aaron Sachs is Professor of History and American Studies at Cornell University, where he has taught since 2004. In 2006, he published The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism (Viking), which won Honorable Mention for the Frederick Jackson Turner Award.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
A discussion with undergraduates about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian American Studies. Register at go.illinois.edu/InsideScoop by October 2, 2019.
dir. Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider, 2017. Followed by a discussion with Satsuki Ina, community activist, writer, and filmmaker.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Featuring Emily McKown, Olivia Tasch, and Carrie Chandler, members of Girls Rock! Champaign-Urbana. Moderated by Fiona Ngô (Gender & Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies).
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Humanities faculty, students, and friends are invited to a discussion of the state of lobbying efforts on behalf of the humanities and opportunities to contribute to those efforts.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Film screening and discussion of The Land Beneath Our Feet with Gregg Mitman. Dr. Mitman is Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Londa Schiebinger is Professor of History of Science, Director, Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering and Environment Project, Stanford University.