Campus Humanities Calendar
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Louise Fishman (United States, 1939-2021) was an established artist known for her ambivalent engagement with male-centered abstract painting traditions. Her physical and process-driven work remakes the abstract expressionist gesture and the minimalist grid into tools that communicate history and emotion centered in her identities as Jewish, feminist, and lesbian.
Join Spencer Keralis (DH Librarian) and Glen Worthey (Associate Director for Research Support Services, HathiTrust Research Center) for an Open Office Hours to chat about DH projects and resources at Illinois. All are welcome! Drop in for as little or as much time as you’d like.
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.
This information session is for graduate students interested in applying to the inaugural Interseminars graduate cohort (2022-2023) on the theme of “Imagining Otherwise: Speculation in the Americas.”
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).
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?
This information session is for graduate students interested in applying to the inaugural Interseminars graduate cohort (2022–2023) on the theme of “Imagining Otherwise: Speculation in the Americas.”
The Newbery Medal – the oldest and most prestigious children’s literature award – is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The symposium will feature scholars from multiple fields – including English, library science and education – and practicing librarians who will discuss the history, legacy, influence and future of the award.
Lunch and conversation with Tracy K. Smith, award-winning poet and past U.S. poet laurate. For undergraduate students of all majors!
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.
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.