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  1. Week of January 20, 2017

    1. Friday, January 20, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 1:00 pmDesign as Protest
        Third floor lecture hall, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      2. 9:00 am - 1:00 pmDesign as Protest Event
        Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana
      3. 10:00 am - 1:00 pmPolitical Party: Letter Writing to the President-Elect
        Asian American Studies Conference Room, 1208 W. Nevada St, Urbana.
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Bryce Henson
        Chat 'n Chew: “Debunking the racial democracy myth:   black and indigenous hip hop critiques of Brazilian mestiҫagem.”
        1210 W. Nevada St.
      5. 1:00 pmNavigating Academic Book Publishing: what to expect, what to do, and how to do it well
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      6. 4:00 pmFilm Series: Eyes on the Prize, episodes 5&6, Mississippi: Is This America & Bridge to Freedom
        223 Temple Buell Hall, 611 E. Lorado Taft Dr, Champaign
      7. 7:00 pmThe Play of Adam: The Cloisters' Production Restaged at Illinois
        The Chapel of St. John the Divine; 1011 S. Wright Street, Champaign
    2. Saturday, January 21, 2017

      1. 3:30 pmThe Play of Adam: The Cloisters' Production Restaged at Illinois
        The Chapel of St. John the Divine; 1011 S. Wright Street, Champaign
  2. Week of January 22, 2017

    1. Wednesday, January 25, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmJane Gilmor
        BED SHOE HOME: Poverty and Homelessness in Champaign-Urbana
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    2. Thursday, January 26, 2017

      1. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmJane Gilmor
        Exhibit Opening: BED SHOE HOME
        Murphy Gallery, University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Urbana
  3. Week of February 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, February 1, 2017

      1. 7:30 pmAudrey Petty
        High Rise Stories, with author Audrey Petty
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth floor, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      2. 7:30 pmIPRH Reads: High Rise Stories with author Audrey Petty. A Public Square@Illinois event.
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
    2. Friday, February 3, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmZam (Kendra) Nalubega
        Chat 'n Chew: “How I learned English: colonization and my education from Uganda to the United States”
        1210 W. Nevada St.
      2. 12:00 pmChristopher Benson (Journalism/African American Studies), Eric Calderwood (Comparative and World Literature), Jonathan Ebel (Religion), and Carol Spindel (English)
        Taking the Humanities Public: Communicating Your Research to a Wider Audience
        Room 500, Swanlund Administration Building, 601, E. John St, Champaign
      3. 12:00 pmTaking the Humanities Public: Communicating Your Research to a Wider Audience
        Room 500, Swanlund Administration Building (601 East John Street, Champaign)
      4. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmJorge Chapa Commemoration
        Department of Latina/Latino Studies, 1207 West Oregon Street, Room 133, Urbana
  4. Week of February 5, 2017

    1. Wednesday, February 8, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm“Data Visualization for the Humanities” (Critical Digital Humanities@Illinois: Scholarly Commons Brown Bag Workshop)
        IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      2. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmInfo Session: becoming a Career Services Paraprofessional
        Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St.
  5. Week of February 12, 2017

    1. Thursday, February 16, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmAlex Mares
        Saving the Sacred
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    2. Friday, February 17, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmChristopher Green
        Chat 'n Chew: "Lines Drawn: Remembering Settler Pennsylvania"
        1210 W. Nevada St.
    3. Saturday, February 18, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:00 pmAlex Mares
        Storytelling Workshop: Understanding Dine Storytelling
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pmAlex Mares
        Winter Tales
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmAlex Mares
        Winter Tales Storytelling Concert
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      4. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmPotluck with the Story Teller: Alex Mares (Mexicano/Dine)
        Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St.
  6. Week of February 19, 2017

    1. Thursday, February 23, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmTavia Nyong'o, African-American Studies/American Studies/Theatre Studies, Yale University
        Queer Theory for Dark Times: Entanglements of the Performative
        Third Floor Main Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana
    2. Friday, February 24, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmQueer Publics Lecture: Tavia Nyong'o
        Levis Faculty Center, third floor main lecture hall (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
  7. Week of February 26, 2017

    1. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmDr. Allan E.S. Lumba, Asst. Prof., University of Michigan
        New Histories of Racial Capitalism: The Pacific and Asian America
        AAS Conference Room, 1208 W Nevada St Urbana
  8. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmTranslating Your Skills Beyond the Academy
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
    2. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProfessor Emeritus Steven Errede
        Chat 'n Chew: The #NoDAPL standoff at Standing Rock: Why it is important for all of us
        Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St.
  9. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. 7:30 pmBarry Lopez (National Book Award winner) and Deke Weaver (Art + Design), moderated by Jane Desmond (Anthropology and Gender and Women's Studies)
        Barry Lopez + Deke Weaver
        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin, Urbana
      2. 7:30 pmCulture Talk: Barry Lopez + Deke Weaver
        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana)
      3. 7:30 pmBarry Lopez and Deke Weaver
        CultureTalk: Barry Lopez and Deke Weaver
        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for Performing Arts; 500 South Goodwin Avenue; Urbana
    2. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. All DayInterdisciplinary Encounters: Exploring Knowledge-Making Across Boundaries
        TBA
    3. Saturday, March 11, 2017

      1. All DayInterdisciplinary Encounters: Exploring Knowledge-Making Across Boundaries
        TBA
  10. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      1. 5:30 pmDr. Lisa Lowe, Professor, Tufts University
        Archives, Ports, Museums
        1090 Lincoln Hall
    2. Friday, March 17, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Nick Cragoe, Sociology Department
        Chat 'n Chew
        Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St.
  11. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1.  Bio-Humanities Symposium: Experiments in Thinking the Human
        Levis Faculty Center, 3rd floor main lecture hall (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
    2. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1.  Bio-Humanities Symposium: Experiments in Thinking the Human
        Levis Faculty Center, 3rd floor main lecture hall (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
  12. Week of April 2, 2017

    1. Wednesday, April 5, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmDr. Sean Metzger, Assoc. Prof., UCLA
        Signs of the Times, or Rendering Semiotics Fashionable with a Little Help from David Henry Hwang
        AAS Conference Room, 1208 W Nevada, Urbana
    2. Friday, April 7, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPat Morey, Director, Women's Resources Center
        Chat 'n Chew: #NODAPL: Sexual assault and Native women in North Dakota
        Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St.
  13. Week of April 9, 2017

    1. Wednesday, April 12, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmInside Scoop: A Conversation with Natasha Trethewey
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      2. 5:00 pmNatasha Trethewey, 19th Poet Laureate of the US, 2012-2014
        Poetry Reading: Natasha Trethewey
        Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana
      3. 5:00 pmReading: Natasha Trethewey
        Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center (601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana)
    2. Friday, April 14, 2017

      1. 2:00 pm - 5:30 pmSymposium: Public Spaces: The Art and Sound of Displacement
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      2. 2:00 pmJillian Hernandez (Ethnic Studies/Critical Gender Studies, University of California, San Diego); Ashon Crawley (Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside)
        Symposium: Public Spaces: The Art and Sound of Displacement
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth floor, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana
  14. Week of April 23, 2017

    1. Friday, April 28, 2017

      1.  Bio-Humanities Undergraduate Research Symposium
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
  15. Week of May 1, 2017

    1. Monday, May 1, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmIPRH Prizes for Research Ceremony and Reception
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

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