Illinois International Events
Monday, October 16, 2017
This lecture will introduce the audience to a rich repertoire of digital resources, digital tools, digital humanities maps for scholars working in East Asian humanities. The speaker will demonstrate how to conduct in-depth research using these sources and inform the audience of various completed and on-going projects utilizing these digital humanities resources.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Conversation on "Religion in Europe -- 500 years since the protestant reformation" with multiple presenters.
FRIT Forum talk by doctoral student Camille Meritan, titled: “Self-evaluations in the acquisition of French as an L2.”
Мы будем говорить только по-русски! Conversation in Russian, all levels welcome!
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
16th Annual European Union Day | "State of the European Union" Keynote Address by His Excellency Lauri Lepik, Estonian Ambassador to the United States.
Xiaohui Zhang (PhD Candidate, EALC) presents his essay on Natsume Sōseki’s kanshi of 1916 and the writer's pursuit of the Dao toward the end of his life. Contextualized in both the turbulence of Meiji Japan (1868-1912) and the Chinese poetic and philosophical traditions, this piece offers a comprehensive overview of the thematic and formal features of Sōseki’s 1916 kanshi.
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.
A roundtable conversation on the EU's sovereign debt crisis.
Screening of the film "The Commissar."
Film screening accompanied by introduction and post-film discussion.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Regional Faculty Conference