Asian American Studies

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

    • 6:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    George Saunders is the author of four collections of short stories, a novella, a book of essays, and his recent first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Random House, 2017). The recipient of a 2006 MacArthur Foundation Genius grant, his work appears regularly in The New Yorker, GQ, and Harpers Magazine.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    • 4:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 W Illinois St, Urbana)

    Have you wondered what exactly is “Humanities without Walls” and what it has to do with your PhD training? Are you interested in career diversity opportunities in the changing environment of higher education? If so, come to our afternoon panel presentation and listen to what three humanities PhDs with jobs outside the tenure track have to say.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

    • 7:30 pm
    • Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center (919 W Illinois St, Urbana)

    The Jupiter String Quartet, Faculty Artists-in-Residence at the University of Illinois, will perform selections from Beethoven's string quartets and examine how these visionary works stretched and broke traditional boundaries to chart a new course for music.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    • 12:00 pm
    • IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 W Illinois St, Urbana)

    OpEd info session – In April 2018, IPRH will be sponsoring a workshop organized by the OpEd Project whose mission “is to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world.” Come to this information session to learn more about the spring event from Anke Pinkert, who attended an OpEd workshop in Chicago, and find out how you can participate at Illinois.

Friday, November 3, 2017

    • All Day
    • Multiple Locations

    Speculative Futures consists of multiple events at different locations. For the full schedule, visit the Speculative Futures @ Illinois website. November 3 Creative Writers Tech Talk 1:30 p.m. | Levis Faculty Center Inside NCSA: Reception + Interactive Demonstrations 5:30–7:00 p.m. | National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Saturday, November 4, 2017

    • All Day
    • Multiple Locations

    Speculative Futures consists of multiple events at different locations. For the full schedule, visit the Speculative Futures @ Illinois website. November 3 Creative Writers Tech Talk 1:30 p.m. | Levis Faculty Center Inside NCSA: Reception + Interactive Demonstrations 5:30–7:00 p.m. | National Center for Supercomputing Applications

    • All Day
    • Multiple Locations

    Speculative Futures consists of multiple events at different locations. For the full schedule, visit the Speculative Futures @ Illinois website. November 4 Imagining Futures 2:00 p.m. | Electrical and Computer Engineering Building Auditorium Worlds Collide 3:30 p.m. | Electrical and Computer Engineering Building Auditorium

    • 3:00 pm
    • Poetry Foundation (61 W Superior, Chicago, IL)

    Timothy R. Pauketat is an Anthropology Professor and an archaeologist with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey at the University of Illinois. His research focuses on ancient intersections of humanity and history as understood through the materials, substances, other-than-human beings, and phenomena of urban experience, particularly in pre-Columbian North America.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    • 12:00 pm
    • IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    Inside Scoop events bring University of Illinois undergraduates from any major into close conversation about humanities and arts-related topics with distinguished Illinois faculty and visiting scholars.

    • 5:00 pm
    • 1090 Lincoln Hall

    This paper reflects on the colonial pasts within which national archives and national history privilege the interests of ruling elites, slave owners, and colonial administrators, and deny indigenous, enslaved, laboring and colonized people the humanity and presence they accord free liberal citizens in t Lisa Lowe is Professor of English and Humanities at Tufts Universit

Saturday, November 11, 2017

    • 3:00 pm
    • Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago (111 S Michigan, Chicago, IL)

    Mark D. Steinberg teaches at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of many books on the Russian revolutionary era, including The Fall of the Romanovs: Political Dreams and Personal Struggles in a Time of Revolution (Yale 1995), and Voices of Revolution, 1917 (Yale 2001).

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    • 5:00 pm
    • Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    Are you looking for models for how the work of the humanities and related fields can make a social impact, both within and beyond the University of Illinois? Come to the IPRH Work-In and see what faculty, students, staff and community residents are thinking and doing about contemporary questions that command our attention.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, January 25, 2018

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

    José Ángel N. came to the United States from Mexico in 1993. He settled in Chicago, where he lived until recently, when he moved with his family to Urbana. His book Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant was published by the University of Illinois Press in 2014.

    • 12:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)

    José Ángel N. came to the United States from Mexico in 1993. He settled in Chicago, where he lived until recently, when he moved with his family to Urbana. His book Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant was published by the University of Illinois Press in 2014.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    • 7:30 pm

    Stephen Taylor, Professor of Music at the University of Illinois, will present his recent, data-inspired pieces for instruments and electronics, featuring performances by faculty and guest artists.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    • All Day
    • Location and Time TBD

    Ai-jen Poo is an award-winning activist, thought leader, and social innovator, and a leading voice in domestic workers’ rights and family care advocacy. As co-founder of the Domestic Workers United (DWU), a city-wide, multiracial organization of domestic workers, she help lead the way to the passage of the nation’s first Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in 2010.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018