American Indian Studies Program
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At 4:00 pm on September 27, 2018, the Department of Asian American Studies will host the 11th Annual Balgopal Lecture on Human Rights and Asian Americans. The Balgopal Lecture is sponsored by a generous grant from Drs. Pallassana and Shyamala Balgopal and aims to bolster the community of scholarship at Illinois by bringing exceptional speakers to campus each fall.
Are you freaking out about climate change? Then come hear why public writer, artist, and historian Jenny Price believes that "save the planet!" has always been a lousy environmentalist mantra. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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.
Hailed as a pioneer in scientific visualization and computer art, you've probably encountered the work of Donna Cox more than once. Her art direction and visualizations for such IMAX films as A Beautiful Planet, Hubble and Cosmic Voyage won her an Academy Award nomination. Cox in turn is lauding other female visualization pioneers in her latest book New Media Futures.
With Katherine Fehr Chandler (Culture and Politics, Georgetown University), Anjali Nath (American Studies, University of California, Davis), Kevin Hamilton (Art + Design), and Ned O'Gorman (Communication). Moderator: Brian Jordan Jefferson (Geography & GIS)
A lecture by Joni Adamson (English and Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University). Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A lecture by Benjamin H. Johnson, Associate Professor of History, and Institute of Environmental Sustainability Faculty, Loyola University Chicago. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Stephanie LeMenager, Moore Endowed Professor, Department of English, University of Oregon. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don't Let Me Be Lonely; and the editor of several anthologies including The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. Rankine is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and teaches at Yale University as the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry.