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  1. Week of January 24, 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 5, 2017

    1. Tuesday, February 7, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:15 pmMichelle M. Espino, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Student Affairs and International Education Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park
        I am "The People": Understanding Latina/o Educational Pathways From the Perspectives of Scholar and Subject of Inquiry
        62 Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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