IAS Library Suggests!

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, Harding Band Bldg., 1103 S. 6th Street, Champaign

    Henry Fillmore (1881-1956) was an unconventional trombonist, composer, and bandmaster who loved circus music, American football, and his music-loving dog. The hustle of Cincinnati’s river wharfs, and his and Uncle Fred’s love of the many circuses that passed through town often distracted the young Henry from the drudgeries of school, piano lessons, and the weekly trips to

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Contemporary Gallery, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A beautiful exhibition of work from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Krannert Art Museum. "Coveting Nature" explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500–1800).

    • 8:30 am
    • North-South Corridor, Main Library (1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL 61801)

    The Russian Revolution shook the world in many ways. The University Library exhibit draws from collections of materials related to the 1917 revolution and reverberations through the decades following 1917 in a global context.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • All Day
    • The Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church, C.

    Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies presents the 10th LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL September 22 - 28, 2017 at The Art Theatre, 126 W. Church St, Champaign, IL 61820 Co-sponsors: The Art Theatre, The Lemann Institute, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, LAS Global Studies, Linguistics Department, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program

    • All Day
    • The Art Theater, 126 W. Church St, Champaign, IL 61820

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Contemporary Gallery

    Coveting Nature explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists and illustrators to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500-1800).

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    The 2017 Annual Faculty exhibition will mark the 92nd year of the longstanding collaboration between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum to showcase current work by studio faculty teaching in the School of Art + Design.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex, Light Court, and West Gallery

    This exhibition takes the centennial of the Russian Revolution as an occasion to think of revolution as a broad category. Early twentieth-century political organizers co-authored slogans as a brainstorming device for developing consciousness of their situation. Each piece has the potential to open conversation of what revolution means in our contemporary moment.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition draws from ongoing research into the Nazi-era provenance of KAM’s European painting collection to explore diverse facets of provenance research including genealogy, documentation, the identification of marks and labels, and attribution.

    • All Day

    Drawing from both historical and contemporary periods, World on the Horizon will explore the Swahili coast, hinterland, and western Indian Ocean rim as worlds linked not only by centuries of trade, but also through the flow of aesthetic ideas and practices that have long traversed the region.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Orchard Downs Community Center

    • 6:30 pm

    doors open at 5:45PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Contemporary Gallery, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A beautiful exhibition of work from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Krannert Art Museum. "Coveting Nature" explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500–1800).

    • 3:00 pm
    • Lobby, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Contemporary Gallery

    Coveting Nature explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists and illustrators to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500-1800).

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    The 2017 Annual Faculty exhibition will mark the 92nd year of the longstanding collaboration between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum to showcase current work by studio faculty teaching in the School of Art + Design.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex, Light Court, and West Gallery

    This exhibition takes the centennial of the Russian Revolution as an occasion to think of revolution as a broad category. Early twentieth-century political organizers co-authored slogans as a brainstorming device for developing consciousness of their situation. Each piece has the potential to open conversation of what revolution means in our contemporary moment.

    • All Day

    Drawing from both historical and contemporary periods, World on the Horizon will explore the Swahili coast, hinterland, and western Indian Ocean rim as worlds linked not only by centuries of trade, but also through the flow of aesthetic ideas and practices that have long traversed the region.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge – 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S Mathews Avenue, Urbana)

    This paper begins with two simple questions: Who is the humble figure that kneels in the middle of the Cave of Perfect Enlightenment, a sculpture-filled grotto in southwestern China constructed during the late 12th and early 13th centuries? More significantly, why is spectatorial attention focused on this enigmatic kneeler rather than the eminent Buddhas he worships?

    • 12:00 pm
    • Champaign Country Club, 1211 S Prospect Ave, Champaign

    This event will be featuring Allyson Purpura, senior curator and curator of Global African Arts, who will talk about the exhibition World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Latzer Hall, 1001 S. Wright Street

    Fall 2017 YMCA Friday Forum: Building a Better Environmental Movement Friday Forum & Conversation Cafe collaboration lectures- Free lunch will be provided at all of these talks courtesy of OIIR's Diversity and Social Justice education unit.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • KAM Lower Level, Classroom Studio

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 2:30 - 4:00 pm
    • Coble Hall 304/308

    Curious about faculty careers at liberal arts colleges and other teaching-focused institutions? Want to learn what departments at those institutions look for when hiring faculty? Join us for a conversation with Illinois alum Allen Schwab. Schwab is currently a faculty member in the graduate American Culture Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Illini Union Basement (near Einstein Brothers Bagels)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Contemporary Gallery, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A beautiful exhibition of work from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Krannert Art Museum. "Coveting Nature" explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500–1800).

    • 3:00 pm
    • Lobby, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Contemporary Gallery, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A beautiful exhibition of work from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Krannert Art Museum. "Coveting Nature" explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500–1800).

    • 3:00 pm
    • Lobby, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801