NCSA staff who would like to submit an item for the calendar can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply to spend a week in Silicon Valley during winter break visiting startups and
leading technology companies featuring entrepreneurial UIUC alumni. Application deadline:
Monday, Oct. 3.
EVERY MONDAY - FRIDAY: Have questions about how to pursue your startup ideas? Just
stop by and talk with our staff!
David Rosenboom will present concrete examples from his more than five decades of
pioneering work in propositional music illustrating how testable theoretical models
in science and process-based what-if models in speculative arts can converge to mutual
advantage in the new artscience.
The Colloquium on Digital Transformation is a series of weekly online talks featuring
top scientists from academia and industry on how artiﬁcial intelligence, machine learning,
and big data can lead to scientiﬁc breakthroughs with large-scale societal beneﬁt.
Free to attend – Zoom registration required.
Professor Joe Barich will share basic information about trademarks and patents for
students working on startup ideas.
Lia García is a Mexico City-based performance artist, activist, and educator whose
work has been featured at the Annual Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Politics
and Performance at NYU, Harvard University, and the University of Texas at Austin,
among other universities and cultural centers across the Americas and Europe.
NCSA is officially beginning the application process for our Fellows Program. We're
seeking creative and innovative individuals to join our 2023-24 cohort of NCSA Fellows.
If you’re a UIUC faculty member or researcher interested in seed funding to conduct
new collaborative research projects with NCSA – this opportunity is for you!
Speaker: Dr. Joel Meyers
CAS Food For Thought
1:00am, Naveen Narisetty, Statistics, Quantile Regression Modeling for Survival Data
with a Cured Subgroup
Noon, William Schneider, Social Work, Income and Housing Support Experiments and Child
Jacki Rand (Associate Vice Chancellor for Native Affairs, American Indian Studies)
in conversation with Mimi Thi Nguyen (Gender & Women's Studies), moderated by Jenny
L. Davis (American Indian Studies, Anthropology)
This presentation provides a general overview of the “Propaganda of History” since
the origination of public schools in the United States during the 1840s.
Drawing on her research on slavery at the University of Alabama, Hilary Green explores
the need for recovering and untangling institutional campus histories of race and
slavery and how understanding the enslaved campus experience is essential for institutional
reconciliation efforts in the present.
Speaker: Melanie Archipley
Speaker: Kedar Phadke
IEEE VIS 2022 will be the year’s premier forum for advances in theory, methods, and
applications of visualization and visual analytics. The conference will convene an
international community of researchers and practitioners from universities, government,
and industry to exchange recent findings on the design and use of visualization tools.
Graduate students: this is a great opportunity to learn more about HRI's Campus Fellowships
program and to ask questions in preparation of the December 2, 2022 deadline.
Professor Gruebele will discuss a few topics of current interest, ranging from specialization
in science, to grand discoveries waiting to happen, to how making and using fossil
fuels better is a big part of the equation, or the fundamental-applied pendulum that
is currently swinging ‘applied.'
BS Dual Degree in Innovation, Leadership, and Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE)
| Hear from advisers and current ILEE students, learn how ILEE can enhance your career
and help you gain a competitive edge in the job market, ask questions, and more!
"14 ways of looking at the future" : a public lecture presented by Lin Hixson and
Matthew Goulish, co-founders of the Chicago-based performance company Every house
has a door.
This special virtual SocialFuse event is for Grainger Engineering & UChicago students
only. Come pitch your startup idea, or listen to other pitches and see if there's
a team you'd like to join. Learn how your startup (or the startup team you join) can
be eligible to win funding from a $150,000 prize pool.
SocialFuse: The event where you can pitch your startup idea, network, and find teammates.
Or sit back and check things out!
11:00am, Lijun Liu, Structure and Evolution of the Continental Lithosphere
Noon, Damien Guironnet, Dealing with Plastic Waste: Upstream and Downstream Strategies
Dr. Christopher Thornton, director of the Division of Research Programs at the National
Endowment for the Humanities, will speak in-depth about NEH grant opportunities and
offer suggestions for submitting a successful application at this upcoming workshop.
Drawing from her research on hundreds on translational humanities responses to the
pandemic from dozens of countries around the world, Professor Ostherr will offer new
methods for addressing human health grounded in cultural and historical context.
Graduate students in the humanities, arts and related fields: you are cordially invited
to join us for a casual, relaxed gathering on the first floor of Levis Faculty Center!
The NSF-funded Deception Awareness and Resilience Training (DART) project is an interdisciplinary
endeavor bringing together experts in psychology, deep fakes, game design, cybersecurity,
social engineering, and education.
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Battaglia
The International Student Entrepreneurship Workshop helps international students understand
policies and requirements for pursuing entrepreneurship and starting a business in
the United States.
CAS Food For Thought
11:00am, Gisela Sin, Political Science, The Disempowered Executive: Reconsidering
the Line Item Veto
Noon, Clara Bosak-Schroeder, Classics, The Seven Wonders Project: From Page to Digital
Matt García will discuss what it means to conduct research about farmworkers from
the top-down and bottom-up, centering the experiences of workers.
Speaker: Dr. Ritoban Basu Thakur
11:00am, Julie Cidell, Geography & Geographic Information Science, Corridors and Confluences:
Four-Dimensional Spaces of Distribution along and around the Des Plaines-Kankakee
Noon, Nicole Riemer, Atmospheric Sciences, Aerosols: Tiny Particles, Big Impacts
Speaker: Lizhong Zhang
Talk: "The Afrofuturist Dialogues and Other Speculations" | This event is part of
the Interseminars event series.
This seminar with curator, writer, and Ethnic Studies scholar Dr. Thea Quiray Tagle
will cover different models of working with BIPOC visual artists that challenge the
alienating norms behind much art historical scholarship and curatorial practice.
Join us to hear Creative Writing Professor David Wright Faladé read from his work.
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 Cancer Center at Illinois and Humanities Research Institute will be co-hosting
speaker Olufunmilayo Olopade, Walter L. Pamer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine
and Human Genetics and founding director of the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics
and Global Health at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Presented by the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology and cosponsored by HRI.
More information coming soon!
The culminating event of the Central Asia Research Cluster. Watch for more details
to come! This forum will be held on Zoom.