Campus Humanities Calendar

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Sunday, August 29, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Monday, August 30, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Friday, September 3, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

Saturday, September 4, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Monday, September 6, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 7:00 pm

    Please join us to see the current moment in Afghanistan through a historical feminist lens revealing how imperialism and religion weave the patriarchal order in Afghanistan and how Afghan women resist this order. Three outstanding Afghan scholar-activists will share their experiences and analyses.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Mary L. Gray, Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, will present on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Join us for a two-day virtual symposium on Global Photography produced in partnership with the School of Art + Design and the University of New Mexico Art Museum.

    • 12:00 pm

    Join us on September 9th to hear our alumni reflect on their experience with HWW and how it has shaped their career trajectories. This round table discussion will be followed by a Q&A about the workshop and the application process.

Friday, September 10, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Join us for a two-day virtual symposium on Global Photography produced in partnership with the School of Art + Design and the University of New Mexico Art Museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Since World War II, NATO has played a crucial role in defending western countries and the liberal democracy against the threat of the Soviet Union. However, the world has changed, and so has NATO. Especially after the Cold War, NATO lost its utmost enemy and its raison d'être. Does NATO have any plan to overcome all the noises? What could be the lessons of NATO’s case...

Saturday, September 11, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Sunday, September 12, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Monday, September 13, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 9:00 am

    Join KAM Education Center Coordinator Ishita Dharap for a virtual tour exploring the theme of immigration and discover stories of identity and belonging through artworks.

    • 4:00 pm

    Professor Julia Creet of York University will present on her latest research on the genealogy industry. Her research explores the widespread phenomenon of desiring to know one’s ethnic origins to thus better “know” oneself, as well as the complex practices behind the major organizations with genealogical databases.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center

    We welcome you to an opening reception at Levis Faculty Center. Visit our newly renovated space on the first floor and gather in community outdoors on the south patio near Admissions (weather permitting). We look forward to seeing you!

Thursday, September 16, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 5:30 pm

    In his artist’s lecture, Jim McDowell will discuss his face jugs. They represent, in part, the lives of enslaved people abducted from Africa, and their descendants who lived through slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow South, the Great Migration, the Civil Rights era on into today's Black Lives Matter movement.

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm

    There is a long oral tradition and written record for the legend of the White Snake. As a woman, her “original sin” is being a snake. She is a snake who has cultivated herself for hundreds of, if not thousands of years to attain the form of a beautiful woman...

Friday, September 17, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Monday, September 20, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

  • Professional headshot of Roy Scranton
    • 7:30 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 108

    Roy Scranton presents the talk "Climate Change and the Virtues of Pessimism." Scranton is the author of five books, including Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization and the monograph Total Mobilization: World War II and American Literature.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Saturday, September 25, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Monday, September 27, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
    • 1210 W. Nevada Street Urbana, IL 61801, Asian American Cultural Center

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Campus Instructional Facility, Room 2039 or on Zoom

    Rosana Pinheiro Machado is an anthropologist and a social scientist focusing on economic and political transformations in emerging economies. She has been conducting fieldwork and developing international research collaborations across the global south, especially Brazil and China. Her research deals with the topics of globalization, development, and poverty.

  • 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

Friday, October 1, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum,Main Level, East Gallery, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.