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  1. Week of February 5, 2016

    1. Friday, February 5, 2016

      1.  A History of World Recording

        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL

      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. James Anderson, Edward William and Jane Marr Gutsgell Professor of Education, College of Education


        Land Grant Institutions and American Indian Treaties

        Native American House

    2. Saturday, February 6, 2016

      1.  A History of World Recording

        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL

  2. Week of February 7, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmScholarly Commons Brown Bag Workshop - Text Analysis Methods and Tools (Critical Digital Humanities@Illinois)

        IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    2. Saturday, February 13, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Fred A. Shaw, an author, speaker, and storyteller of Shawnee heritage.


        Workshop: The Four Directions of Storytelling

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

        Fred A. Shaw


        Winter Tales

        Spurlock Museum

  3. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Monday, February 15, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm
        Mel Chen
        Associate Professor, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
        University of California at Berkeley

        The Stuff of Slow constitution

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1000

        702 S Wright St

        Urbana

    2. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Dr. Marla Andrea Ramírez, Latina/Latino Studies Postdoctoral Research Fellow


        Latina/Latino Studies Workshop: “Transgenerational Illegality: Prolonged Consequences of a State Imposed Illegality during the Great Depression’s Mexican Repatriation Program”

        1207 W. Oregon, Urbana

    3. Friday, February 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Silvia Soto, 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies

         


        Rebuilding a Mayan World in Chiapas: Awakening, Presence, and Possibilities

        Native American House

  4. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 24, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmCell Phone Slam! (NEH 50–Questions in Common@Illinois)

        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

  5. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, March 2, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:30 pmHmong Memory at the Crossroads

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

        600 S. Gregory St., Urbana

    2. Friday, March 4, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Norman Whitten Jr,
        Professor Emeritus of Anthropology & Latin American Studies


        Indigenous Modernity in Amazonian Ecuador

        Native American House

  6. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Monday, March 7, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Elias Khoury

        Global Distinguished Professor, Near Eastern Studies, New York University


        MillerComm16-Elias Khoury

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

    2. Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      1. 7:30 pmLecture by Melissa E. Sanchez “Erotic Accountability in John Donne’s Lyrics” (INTERSECTIONS)

        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

  7. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Friday, March 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Korinta Maldonado, 2015-2017 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies


        Indigenous Struggles in Mexico and Latin America

        Native American House

  8. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Thursday, March 31, 2016

      1. 7:30 pmLecture by Sidonie Smith "Manifesto for the Humanities: A 21st Century Doctoral Education"

        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

  9. Week of April 1, 2016

    1. Friday, April 1, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Robert Morrissey, Assistant Professor, Department
        of History


        The Illinois and the Edge Effect: Native American Power in the Early American Midwest

        Native American House

  10. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      1.  Symposium - Being Down, Being Brown: Performances of Spic & Span

        Channing Murray Foundation, 1209 W. Oregon, Urbana

    2. Thursday, April 7, 2016

      1.  Symposium - Being Down, Being Brown: Performances of Spic & Span

        Channing Murray Foundation, 1209 W. Oregon, Urbana

      2. 7:00 pm

        Kenny Endo, Taiko Artist


        MillerComm16-Kenny Endo Ensemble

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

  11. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Richard (Dick) Davis

        George A. Miller Endowment Visiting Professor, University of Illinois and Emeritus Professor of Persian, Ohio State University


        MillerComm16-Richard Davis

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

    2. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Brianna Jo Theobald, 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies


        Reproductive Justice On and Off the Reservation

        Native American House

  12. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Monday, April 18, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Peter Balakian

        Donald M. and Constgance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities, Colgate University


        MillerComm16-Peter Balakian

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

    2. Thursday, April 21, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Karen Dawisha

        Walter E. Havighurst Professor of Political Science, and Director, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University, Ohio


        MillerComm16-Karen Dawisha

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 South Gregory, Urbana

  13. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Thursday, April 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmInside Scoop with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

        Department of Latina/Latino Studies, 1207 W. Oregon, Urbana

      2. 7:30 pmReading by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera (INTERSECTIONS)

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom (601 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana)

    2. Friday, April 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Theresa Rocha Beardall, Doctoral Student, Sociology, Cornell University

         


        What Exactly Did They Sell? Revisiting Piankeshaw Agency and Land in Johnson v. McIntosh (1823)

        Native American House


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