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Like other branches of African American vernacular dances such as Chicago Steppin’, Hip Hop, and Lindy Hop, the roots of Blues dance originated from African and African American dance traditions. Included in the exhibit are artworks by contemporary artists, archival photographs, and video interviews.
Explore campaign memorabilia and learn about the Women's Suffrage Movement and Jim Crow voter suppression. Includes three poster exhibits: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, from the New-York Historical Society, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, from the National Archives, and Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence from the Smithsonian.
A day of particular recognition of the role of Mary in the gospel events, celebrating her title as "Mother of God," which summarizes and affirms the conviction that Jesus is truly both God and born of a woman. Catholics celebrating Mary, Mother of God often attend Mass this day, and some employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.
A celebration of the biblical event of the Magi visiting the Christ child and bearing gifts to him and his family. It is usually celebrated with a large feast.
Commemoration of the Guru Gobind Singh, born in 1666, who was the tenth Sikh guru.
Commemorates the visit of the Magi (or Wise Men) to the Holy Family, and bringing gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. At the Epiphany service, chalk is often blessed and distributed for worshippers to take to their homes. The chalk is used to mark over the outside of the front door “20 + C + M + B + 20” (using the correct year).
Maghi commemorates the fight of the Chali Ukte against the Imperial army in 1705. The holidays is often celebrated by ritual bathing and eating traditional food.
Join us Sunday, January 17 at 4pm as we present our first Japan House Shares for 2021, featuring Sumi Demae with Lindsey Stirek, Assistant Director of Academic Programming (Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato). Lindsey will be performing a shozumi demonstration followed by a simple usucha honoring Professor Emeritus Kimiko Gunji.
At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, from sunset the day before the day listed until sunset of the day listed, Bahá'ís celebrating the First of Sultán (Sovereignty) gather for the 19-Day Feast. There is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion.
Come join us for a fun event featuring delicious food! Dorothea Sudibyo, who works in the Office of International Programs at the College of Education, will be making pisang goreng, Indonesian banana fritters, for us. The recipe will be shared with all attendees after the event so that all of you can make it at home as well!
Welcome back, Illinois community! We hope you are finding moments to rest and re-center before class start next week. Please join us for our Spring Open House on Tuesday, January 26th at Noon! Register today: go.illinois.edu/WRCOpenHouse
New Year for Trees. The day is celebrated as an ecological awareness day, and trees are planted in celebration.
Join exhibiting artist Bea Nettles and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Amy L. Powell for a virtual gallery conversation covering fifty years of Nettles’s experimental photographic techniques and formats.
The extraordinary contributions of national libraries play an important role in maintaining the vast network of libraries and scholarly communities around the world. Join us for the event featuring the National Library of Singapore on January 28th at 6:00 pm Central. All are welcome to attend free of charge.