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The participating curators and scholars will address the challenges, as well as the new trajectories and avenues for engaging the public that emerged as the result of the global health and race crises. The goal of this panel is to generate active discussions about the impact of these events on the museum as an institution, curatorial practices, and museum professionals.
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 22 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Moving Upstream: An Anti-Racist Approach to Healthcare Education" Speaker: Kaitlyn Reedy-Rogier, Program Coordinator for the Pipeline to Compassionate Care Project
Current and recent graduate students are invited to a career exploration panel focusing on using foreign language, area studies, and thematic studies in the job market. Join CGS and UIUC FLAS alumni for this online event to hear professionals and practitioners discuss their current positions and paths from graduate study to employment.
Are you a PhD or MFA student in the humanities at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign thinking of applying for a residential Humanities Research Institute Campus Fellowship for AY 2022-23? If so, please join us for a discussion of how to approach the application process.
As part of the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (University of the Witwatersrand) Public Positions series "Fanon After Fanon," Helen Neville (Educational Psychology and African American Studies) will present "Fanonian Foundations of Liberation Psychology and Social Justice Counseling" and Lou Turner (Urban and Regional Planning) will present...
Franita Tolson (Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law in the Gould School of Law, University of Southern California) will present on her forthcoming book In Congress We Trust?: Enforcing Voting Rights from the Founding to the Jim Crow Era, followed by responses from Marsha Barrett (History) and Michael Morley (Law, Florida State University).
Franita Tolson is Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Her scholarship and teaching focus on the areas of election law, constitutional law, legal history and employment discrimination.
This symposium will examine how culture moves and circulates: across space, time, material conditions, technologies and affects. We will consider how movement shapes and reshapes the cultural domain, creating new relationships between people, objects and practices. How does movement shape a community’s perception of local space and cultural identity?
Join us for another dialog in WGGP’s ongoing conversation with grassroots activists. This time we will explore with activists from Brazil and South Africa how their movements engage in practices of care and solidarity to combat insecurity in food, health, land and housing, and violence based on race, class, and gender inequalities.
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 29 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Speaker: Catherine Sheih, Anti-Hate Training Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago
Professor Magdalena Novoa will give her presentation titled, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, gender, and grassroots preservation in Wallmapu" on November 5th at 12pm.
Women in Science - November Lecture Guest Speaker: Professor Colleen Bushel November 9, 2021 @ 12:00pm CST via Zoom
Poetry Reading and Q&A with Tracy K. Smith, the 2017 United States Poet Laureate.
Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Join us for a moderated conversation between Roxane Gay and Jericho Brown.
Join us for a reading and Q&A with bestselling writer Roxane Gay.
Professor Rishi Goyal is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center (in Medical Humanities and Ethics and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society) and founding director of the major in Medical Humanities. Professor Goyal completed his residency in Emergency Medicine as Chief Resident while finishing a PhD in English...
English and Medical Humanities, Rice University
Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern
The Humanities Research Institute and The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program co- host an annual event bringing together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia. Each speaker will have five minutes to tell the story of the woman in his or her discipline that changed the field in important ways.