Cultural & International

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

    • All Day

    A period of growing in virtue particularly through fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. Catholics reflect on their need to be healed of sin (especially through the Sacrament of Confession), the sacrifice of Christ’s self-offering on the cross, and the anticipation of Easter. Multiple observances apply.

    • All Day

    Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of glory,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. They are celebrated during the four or five days (depending upon leap year) before the last month of the Bahá’í year. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day.

  • Photograph of Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum mid performance playing a percussive gourd instrument and smiling.
    • 2:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Walking with My Ancestors: Cape Coast Castle (2019), the award-winning and nationally recognized performance piece, is about a mother’s search for guidance from the spirits of her ancestors in the dungeons for enslaved Africans.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    Program includes works by Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Monday, February 26, 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    • All Day

    A period of growing in virtue particularly through fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. Catholics reflect on their need to be healed of sin (especially through the Sacrament of Confession), the sacrifice of Christ’s self-offering on the cross, and the anticipation of Easter. Multiple observances apply.

    • All Day

    Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of glory,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. They are celebrated during the four or five days (depending upon leap year) before the last month of the Bahá’í year. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • AACC Lounge

    • 12:00 pm
    • 108 Coble Hall

    This talk revisits the Bhopal gas explosion of 1984 to consider the plural ways in which the Indian state has been imagined in its wake and to offer an example of what my larger book project, Reading Better States, calls a utopian method of reading. Bhopal has been dubbed the world’s worst industrial disaster and it is also a notorious example of environmental, corporate,

    • 12:15 pm
    • 22 Education Building

    27 February, 2024, 12:15 PM 22 Education Building Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales is an award-winning distinguished professor in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. Since 2000, she’s taught Asian American Studies focusing on Filipina/x/o (American) Studies, women studies, and courses focused on the praxis of Ethnic Studies pedagogy.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

  • Flyer with a drawing of a fish, and with information about the event that is already on this calendar page
    • 6:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Nate & Lillie Story Room, Champaign Public Library. 200 W. Green St., Champaign, IL 61820

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Friday, March 1, 2024

Saturday, March 2, 2024