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Map and Geography Librarian Jenny Marie Johnson will talk about the collection and about work being done to provide access to collection materials to individuals beyond the Library’s walls. She will also highlight some recent acquisitions and personal favorites and place them into the context of the collection as a whole.
The Diversity Committee of the University Library invites you to Reading Diversity: Reflections from the Human Library, a panel discussion featuring Kai Hanley, a Human Book; Angie Gruendl, a reader of Human Books; and Sarah Christensen, Human Library organizer; with facilitator George Gottschalk.
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.
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 Shieh, Anti-Hate Training Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Chicago
Assistant Professor, Dr. Ryan Calder from Johns Hopkins will present on Political Economy and Islamic Finance.
Please join us for a discussion of Octavia E. Butler's _Parable of the Sower_. While supplies last, students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation at Ikenberry or ISR Library (M-F Noon-6:30pm).
Please join us for an online discussion of _Parable of the Sower_ by Octavia E. Butler. While supplies last, U of I students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation from Ikenberry or ISR Library (M-F Noon to 6:30 pm).
Professor Magdalena Novoa will give her presentation titled, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, gender, and grassroots preservation in Wallmapu" on November 5th at 12pm.
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, November 5 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Anti-Violence means Anti-Oppression" - University YMCA in collaboration with the Women’s Resources Center
Please join us for an in-person discussion of _Parable of the Sower_ by Octavia E. Butler. While supplies last, U of I students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation from ISR or Ikenberry Library (M-F Noon to 6:30 pm).
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."
Associate Director of Healthcare Innovation, Professor Colleen Bushell will present on her interdisciplinary approach to research in computing and healthcare, especially on analyzing genetic data.
Women in Science - November Lecture Guest Speaker: Professor Colleen Bushel November 9, 2021 @ 12:00pm CST via Zoom
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, November 12 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Shamar Betts Case: Unequal Justice in the Aftermath of George Floyd’s Murder" Speakers: Elisabeth Pollock, Savannah Donavan, Dr. Brian Dolinar
Professor, Dr. Diane Vaughan from Columbia University will be presenting on Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects, and Risk.
The Senate Committee on the Library and the University Library will host a campus-wide Town Hall on Nov 18 from 3-4:30pm via Zoom. Representatives from the Library will provide background and logistics for the project and speak on Undergraduate Library services. The architecture/engineering teams will give a project presentation. There is also an opportunity for Q and A.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Kate Pride Brown from Georgia Tech will be presenting on Environment and Society - Nuclear Renaissance.
Professor, Dr. Juliet Schor from Boston College will be presenting on Gig Labor and Sharing Platforms.
Associate Professor of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering, Dr. Mohaghegh will share her research on Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) that helps improve safety in nuclear power plants and other complex technological systems.
Women in Science - December Lecture Guest Speaker: Dr. Zahra Mohaghegh December 14, 2021 @ 12:00pm CST via Zoom December 14th guest speaker Dr. Zahra Mohaghegh is an Associate Professor of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering.