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The IGB is hosting a virtual Q&A with Ian Cheney, one of the two directors of the documentary "Picture A Scientist."
Icko Iben Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series Einstein’s Waves: Cosmic Sounds from Black Holes and Neutron Stars
PhD Candidate, Austin Kozlowski from the University of Chicago will be presenting on Computational Sociology.
Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture Marc Martin-Casas Seed Investments and Venture Development, Illumina Accelerator "Building Breakthrough Genomics Startups"
Prof. Cameron McCarthy will give a presentation that addresses the matter of the management and conservation of histories ("burnished ornamentalism") in three school sites: Barbados, India, and Singapore. These schools form a part of a 5-year, 9-country study of postcolonial elite schools in globalizing circumstances.
In this seminar we will speak with girls from rural India and their teachers to understand how COVID-19 affected India, and in particular, girls' education which has been at the forefront in the Global South. We will also speak with grassroots team members and co-founder of the non-profit SwaTaleem to understand how girls and other stakeholders responded at this time.
Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Eliza Benites from CNRS-LATTS will be presenting on ethnography, work, and housing.
October 12th guest speaker Dr. Patricia Gregg is an Associate Professor of Geology, Dr. Gregg will discuss her research on volcanic systems and volcano evolution on land, on the seafloor and on other worlds.
Join us for our latest series which highlights the intersection of food, science, and culture, with meals tailored by campus chefs paired to each lecture. Soo-Yeun Lee, Professor of Food Science at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who will discuss “Ooh that stinky cheese... why do we love it so much?” - diversity of appreciation in olfaction.
Tithi Bhattacharya is a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University. She is the author of The Sentinels of Culture: Class, Education, and the Colonial Intellectural in Bengal (Oxford University Press, 2005) and the editor of the now class study, Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression (Pluto Press, 2017).
Assistant Professor, Dr. Ryan Calder from Johns Hopkins will present on Political Economy and Islamic Finance.
Professor Magdalena Novoa will give her presentation titled, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, gender, and grassroots preservation in Wallmapu" on November 5th at 12pm.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Brian Foster from University of Virginia will be presenting on "I Don't Like the Blues: Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life."
Dance at Illinois is collaborating with Krannert Center on an extended residency of Donald Byrd, a George A. Miller Visiting Artist, and his company Spectrum Dance Theater. November Dance will also showcase three new, exciting choreographers.