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  1. Week of March 5, 2015

    1. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        Virgie Tovar


        VIRGIE TOVAR Queer Artists: Creating from the Margins Workshop

        GWS House

        1205 W. Nevada St., Urbana

    2. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Robert Tierney
        Associate Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultures, and Comparative and World Literature, UIUC


        Kōtoku Shōsui and Japan’s First Anti-Imperialist Movement

        Honors Commons Lincoln Hall
        702 S. Wright St., Urbana

      2. 12:00 pm

        Kevin Whalen


        Scenes from Native L.A.: Quechan Domestic Workers in Los Angeles, 1910-1930

        Native American House . 1206 W Nevada St

  2. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Eduin Perez Fraga, contemporary artist, and Dr. Christin DePouw, Assistant Professor of Education at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


        Contemporary Art in a Changing Cuban System

        La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada, Urbana

      2. 7:00 pmEduin Perez Fraga, Art Exhibit and Reception

        La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada, Urbana

    2. Wednesday, March 11, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm

        Dr. Maria Paz G. Esguerra

        Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associate

         

         


        “Return from Empire: Trans-pacific Migrations, Exclusion, and the Filipino Repatriation Movement, 1935-1941”

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana

         

  3. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 6:00 pm

        About the writing workshop facilitator: Elizabeth Tsukahara. Elizabeth is a Tutor here at the University of Illinois Writer’s Workshop, Center for Writing Studies.

         


        “Brainstorming & Word Clouds: The Image, Writing Prompt and Your Outline”

        Native American House

    2. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 4:30 pm

        A.J. Racy; Ethnomusicology, University of California at Los Angeles


        CAS Initiative on Dissonance - A.J. Racy

        Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts; 500 South Goodwin, Urbana

    3. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Angela King (Lumbee)


        Intersections of People, Mobility and Culture as it Defines the Lumbee Experience

        Native American House . 1206 W Nevada St

  4. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Kathy Kordesh & Steffanie Grossman, Doctoral Candidates in Psychology, Counseling Center Pre-Doctoral Interns


        Navigating Racial Microaggressions: The Chief Mascot's Continued Presence on Campus

        Native American House . 1206 W Nevada St

  5. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 7:00 pm

        Post-film discussion to follow


        Film Screening: Finding Dawn

        103 Mumford Hall, 1301 W. Gregory Dr.

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmRichard Blanco Poetry Reading

        Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave. Urbana

    3. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 7:30 pm

        John Demos: Department of History, Yale University, author of the Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic (2014)


        CAS/MillerComm2015-Demos

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL

  6. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Angela Walden (Cherokee)


        Mascots, Cultural Appropriation, and Indigenous Peoples: The Case of chief illiniwek

        Native American House . 1206 W Nevada St

  7. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 7:00 pm

        Bobby Gonzalez


        “Earth Days” Film Screening & Post-Film Discussion

        National Soybean Research Center Auditorium, Room 149 . 1101 West Peabody Dr

  8. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Jamil Johnson, 2015 Doctoral Candidate, EPOL


        The Impact of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) on American Indian and Minority Students within the Chicago Public School (CPS) System

        Native American House . 1206 W Nevada St


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