Cultural & International


Friday, December 1, 2017

    • All Day
    • TBA

    This roundtable will help close out the 1917/2017 series.

    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • KAM Lobby

    "Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings" This is the 28th iteration of Visual AIDS' longstanding Day With(out) Art project. Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett for Visual AIDS, the video program prioritizes Black narratives within the ongoing AIDS epidemic.

    • 9:10 am - 6:00 pm
    • Conference Room 210 (2nd floor), Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 12:00 pm   1:00 pm
    • Foreign Languages Building, Rm. 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), 707 S Mathews

    A lecture by Dr. Colleen Murphy, a Professor in the College of Law and the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program in International Programs and Studies, and Affiliate Faculty of the Beckman Institute.

    • 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • ISSS Multipurpose Room, 610 E John Street, Champaign

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

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

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

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017