Library - Scholarly Commons

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Scholarly Commons as well as those by

our campus partners

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • Virtual

    Join us for virtual office hours every Tuesday from 10-11am and Wednesday from 1-2pm on Zoom. Jamie and Megan will be there to answer your questions about the CITL Innovation Spaces, emerging technologies, student engagement, Zoom, PowerPoint, and other educational technologies on campus! Ask us anything! If we don’t have the answer, we’ll point you to someone who does.

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Innovation Studio, Rm 172, Armory Building

    Visit the Innovation Studio during open hours! Held twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am - 2pm. Experience 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Laser Cutting and more. Activities are free! 

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tue morning
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to learn about the basic features of Zoom. This session is aimed for first time or beginner users.

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Innovation Studio, Rm 172, Armory Building

    Have questions about Zoom? Want to learn some new techniques? Join us for a Zoom Showroom event! This event will be held both in-person and virtually, on Tuesday, 4/13 and Wednesday, 4/14 from 10am to 2pm. Drop-ins are welcome and no appointment is needed.

    • 12:00 pm

    Join Jenifer L. Barclay, author of The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America and Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, author of Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean for an event celebrating the release of their books on April 13 at 12pm ET. Daina Ramey Berry will moderate.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

    • 3:00 - 5:30 pm

    Join us for a screening of the documentary film From Here, followed by a Q & A with director Christina Antonakos-Wallace and two of the film’s subjects, Sonny and Tania. If you have already viewed the film and would like to attend the panel discussion only, you are welcome to register for this event and join us in progress.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021

    • 8:30 am   During musuem hours
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana

    Two pieces from last year's Great ARTdoors outdoor exhibit are now on view at the Spurlock. Come visit to see Kinsey Fitzgerald's sculpture 'Mother & Child,' and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure's mixed media painting 'Seeds of Injustice.'

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Register to receive Zoom link

    Join us as we celebrate the great new things happening on this campus! The Breaking New Ground webinar will offer video tours of brand new buildings: the Siebel Center for Design and the Campus Instructional Facility, plus keynote presentations, campus trivia, prizes, and breakout conversation spaces. Brought to you by the Reimagining the Classroom Symposium.

    • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Friday
    • Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   F morning
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    "Planetary Entanglements," Virtual Forum with Achille Mbembe (University of Witwatersrand), Boaventura de Sousa Santos (University of Coimbra), and Denise Ferreira da Silva (University of British Columbia). Moderated by Susan Koshy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

  • Intervention training flyer
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    In response to the sharp and sustained rise in anti-Asian racism and hate, please join the Asian American Cultural Center for this FREE interactive online training for college students, faculty/staff, alumni, and community members of all backgrounds. Learn more about how you can protect yourself and help fight against anti-Asian harrassment.

Saturday, April 17, 2021