Thursday, March 23, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
Documentary highlights from the series: Journey to My Mother’s Land: Extending the Gates’ Effect into Africa An Auto-Ethnography by Janice Marie Collins, Ph.D. Take a journey with me back to my maternal ancestral land and people of Sierra Leone, West Africa. A journey filled with emotion, controversy, ideologies of self-location and rediscovery of sense of Self.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
A significant fraction of the heavy elements produced by stars spend some time in the interstellar medium as dust grains.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Join IGB as we celebrate our 10th anniversary with a special Art of Science exhibit and a reception including our legislators from the Capitol Building in Springfield.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
ISE Seminar featuring Rene Caldentey, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business: Insider Trading with Incomplete Information
Terrell Jermaine Starr will speak at REEEC about the past, the present, and a very uncertain future of Russian-American relations, with a focus on the responsibility journalists have in educating the public, and on how he covers President Donald Trump and Russia through the lens of race.
Friday, March 31, 2017
As the world has grown increasingly interdependent, populations have been forced into a closer web of relationships that require cooperation on a scale unprecedented in the history of humanity.
As the world has grown increasingly interdependent, populations have been forced into a closer web of relationships that require cooperation on a scale unprecedented in the history of humanity. This symposium is focused on bringing together leading scholars and enriching students to explore the pressing topic of Governing Globalization.
The continuously increasing volume of rural–urban labor migration in China since the early 1980s has formed the largest population flow in world history. In this talk, Professor Hua Qin will discuss his recent study on the relationship between rural–urban migration and urban air conditions in China and explore its broader implications for sustainable development research.
Showcasing an overview of the OLLI Citizen Scientist program and current research, with Citizen Scientists discussing their experiences.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
Beatriz Padilla, Alumna of WGGP GRID Minor and Department of Sociology will give talk, "Gender and Migration: Maternal & Reproductive Health in Portugal during the Crisis"
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture Series
11th Annual Turkish Studies Symposium Turkey in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup Attempt April 4, 2017 1:30 – 4:30 pm Reception to follow Levis Faculty Center 4th Floor, 919 W. Illinois St.
During the first few Myr of a young star's life, it is encircled by a disk made up of molecular gas, dust, and ice, materials that form the building blocks for future planetary systems.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Dr. Laura Calamos Nasir enjoys working as a boundary spanner, serving to bridge numerous professional disciplines and partnerships in daily practice. As the Interim President of the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, Illinois, she first came to the museum as a strategic advisor then trustee, then executive manager on staff.
Dr. Joseph Charles Smith is active as a pianist, accompanist and composer in Chicago. He speaks frequently on his experiences as a performing artist "Thriving With Autism."
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Edward E. Curtis IV is the author or editor of ten books, including Muslims in America: A Short History, which was named one of the 100 Best Books of 2009 by Publishers Weekly. He is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Friday, April 7, 2017
This talk examines how local organizations respond to the global norm of corporate social responsibility, focusing on the case of workplace gender diversity in Japan. Prof. Mun argues that changes implemented by local firms in response to pressure from global institutional investors are shaped by political dynamics among local professionals.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017
Revolution is a “good example”, an incontestable specimen of an event. It is even more interesting because it can be experienced “from inside”, not as a radical transformation of the world but as a moment out of time that projects fears and expectations.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
In this Gallery Conversation, faculty from a range of disciplines will respond to Autumn Knight's invitation to speak on themes related to the artist's work.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Recent LAS graduate Brittany Koteles, who will be on campus to receive the Charles Stewart Young Humanitarian Award from Illinois International Programs, has been invited to share her experiences with current students through a presentation and Q&A session.
In this talk, Prof. Jae Kyung Lee argues for a family flexibility approach to move beyond the modern dichotomies, such as normal family vs. broken (abnormal) family; heterosexuality vs. homosexuality; private vs. public; family vs. work; and family vs. market, in order to understand 21st century South Korean family norms regarding marriage and family.
Showcasing imagery from the Core Facilities at the IGB, the Art of Science exhibit highlights cutting-edge research that is addressing significant problems in the environment, medicine, energy use and production, and fundamental research. Exhibit opens April 13 and will run through May 14.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017
The IGB's Distinguished Public Lecture brings Mary-Claire King of the University of Washington School of Medicine, who revolutionized the study of disease with her discovery of the gene responsible for many breast and ovarian cancers.