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  1. 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
  2. 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. Friday, February 3, 2017

      1. 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
      2. 5:00 pmWhy Equity Matters for lEveryone: A New Value Proposition for Design
        Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Houne Buell Hall
  3. 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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Week of April 9, 2017

    1. Wednesday, April 12, 2017

      1. 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
    2. Friday, April 14, 2017

      1. 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

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