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  1. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 1, 2015

      1. 11:00 amStudy Abroad Day

        On the Quad and at various other locations

      2. 12:00 pm

        Jacob Chacko, AACC Graduate Assistant


        Food for Thought: A Celebration of Onam, a Hindu Festival

        1210 W Nevada, Urbana

      3. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Bruce Rosenstock, Religion


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- German Idealism

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Wednesday, September 2, 2015

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

        Immerse yourself in Persian culture with presentation and discussion on the language, history, calligraphy, miniature, architecture, tile works, fine rugs, cuisine and much more!


        Persian Immersion

        AACC Lounge

        1210 W Nevada St, Urbana

    3. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Heather Wright, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign


        From the Reservation to Graduation: Lessons Learned from One Family's Journey through Higher Education

        1206 W Nevada St

  2. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Emanuel Rota, French & Italian/History


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Marx & Marxism

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

  3. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Robert Dale Parker, English


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Structuralism

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1. 7:30 pm

        Joy Harjo, Creative Writing, English

        with Gabriel Solis, Music, African American Studies and Anthropology


        Intersections-Reading by Joy Harjo

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

        600 S. Gregory St, Urbana

    3. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        McKinley Health Center Special Population Student Health Care Concerns Committee 


        Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Through Positive Choices

        1206 W Nevada

  4. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Nancy Blake, Comparative & World Literature


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Psychoanalysis

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLatina/Latino Studies Open House

        1207 W. Oregon St, Urbana

      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLatina/Latino Studies Open House

        1207 W Oregon St

        Urbana, IL

  5. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Marcus Keller, French


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Derrida & Deconstruction

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Wednesday, September 30, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Dr. Marla Ramírez, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associate


        Colloquium: “Transgenerational Illegality: The Mexican Repatriation Program & Banishment of U.S. Citizens”

        1207 W. Oregon St., Room 103, Urbana

  6. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Sunday, October 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmConcert: A Moving Sound

        Spurlock Museum

    2. Tuesday, October 6, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, History/Sociology


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Foucault

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

  7. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 13, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Eric Calderwood, Comparative & World Literature


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Postcolonial Theory

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Friday, October 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Brenda Farnell, Anthropology Department


        Indian Sign Language: Myth & Reality

        1206 W Nevada St

    3. Saturday, October 17, 2015

      1.  AACC 10th Year Anniversary: Honoring 10 Alums for 10 years of outstanding contribution to the AACC

        1210 W Nevada St, Urbana

  8. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 20, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Jodi Byrd, English/Gender & Women's Studies


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Indigenous Studies

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

  9. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 27, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Lisa Cacho, Latina/Latino Studies/Asian American Studies


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Critical Race Theory

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

      2. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Kevin Hamilton, New Media


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Digital Humanities

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

      3. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Oscar Vazquez, Art History


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Visual Studies

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Saturday, October 31, 2015

      1. 7:30 pm

        Dan Keding, Kath Brinkmann, Kim Sheahan


        Ghost Stories: Stories from the Other Side

        Spurlock Museum

  10. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Thursday, November 12, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmIntersections-Screening of The Search for General Tso

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

        600 S. Gregory St, Urbana

  11. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Tuesday, November 17, 2015

      1. 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

        Ricky Rodriguez, English/Latina/Latino Studies


        The Modern Critical Theory Lecture Series- Feminist & Queer Theory

        Rm 1002 Lincoln Hall

    2. Friday, November 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Nuno Ribeiro, Department of Recreation, Sport & Tourism


        Culture Matters: Health and Leisure Among First Nations Youth

        1206 W Nevada St

  12. Week of December 1, 2015

    1. Friday, December 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Jodi Byrd (Chickasaw), English Department/Gender & Women's Studies


        I'm an Indian Too

        1206 W Nevada St

  13. Week of February 7, 2016

    1. Saturday, February 13, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmWinter Tales

        Spurlock Museum

  14. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      1. 7:30 pm

        Melissa E Sanchez, University of Pennsylvania, Dept of English


        Intersections-Erotic Accountability in John Donne's Lyrics

        IPRH Lecture Hall

        Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor

        919 W Illinois St, Urbana

  15. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Thursday, April 28, 2016

      1. 7:30 pmIntersections-Reading by US Poet Laureate Juan Filipe Herrera

        Alice Campbell Alumni center Ballroom

        601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana


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