American Indian Studies Program
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On March 7, AAS/GWS Professor Maryam Kashani will be delivering a talk entitled "Refusals and Offerings (for my accomplices in obscurity): Multimodal Ethnography with Muslims in the San Francisco Bay Area." This talk is part of the Anthropology Colloquium Series, and will take place at 3:30 pm in 109A Davenport Hall.
In honor of International Women's Day, “10 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories.” Co-hosted by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program.
This year’s theme is “Decoding Difference,” with Professor Amy Lippert, UIC, as the keynote speaker. She will speak on the emergence of the modern celebrity, and the formation and policing of specific categories of identity within that sphere.
Join the Department of Asian American Studies in celebrating the release of “Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race.”
As part of their 50th Anniversary Celebration, the Department of African American Studies is sponsoring a series of brown bag lectures entitled "Looking Back to Move Forward: New Directions in Research and Knowledge Production."
Unit One/Allen Hall will be hosting Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar on Monday, March 25 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. The event will be moderated by AAS Professor Lila Sharif. Enjoy an engaging discussion and performance and eat some Mediterranean food!
Join the WRC for a conversation with Dr. Ann Russo as she discusses her new book, Feminist Accountability. Dr. Russo will be reading from her book, answering questions, and signing copies, which will be available for purchase. This event will be held at the Author's Corner on the second floor of the Illini Union Bookstore. Snacks included.
Illinois is home to many incredible women, and several of them are working towards gender equity right here on campus. Join the WRC as we converse with Dr. Isabel Molina-Guzman, Dr. Mary Arends-Kuenning, Dr. Christine Shenouda, and Jessica Robinson about their careers and the work they are doing to elevate the voices of women.
The Water Protectors at Standing Rock captured world attention through their peaceful resistance. While many may know the details, AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock captures the story of Native-led defiance that forever changed the fight for clean water, our environment and the future of our planet. A discussion with Director Myron Dewey will follow the screening.
This colloquium is the culmination of a year-long interdisciplinary faculty-graduate student IPRH research cluster, “Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange (TTDCE).” Keynote Speakers: Gabriela Currie, University of Minnesota (Music) and Ronald Schleifer, University of Oklahoma (English).
Join the WRC and the AACC for a movie night and discussion! We will be watching the 1993 movie, The Joy Luck Club. Free food and conversation provided!
Applications are currently open for APAC's 2019-2020 Executive Board! Click through to access the event page and application.