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Events Archive

This is a complete listing of CAS events from past semesters. The listing of events organized by Initiative can be found here.

Initiatives

Raymond Zilinskas Center for Nonproliferation Studies Monterey Institute of International Studies Christopher Hsu CAS John Bardeen Graduate Scholar, Veterinary Pathobiology, UIUC Eric Jakobsson Molecular and Integrative Physiology, UIUC R. Todd Kiskaddon Department of Emergency Medicine, Provena…
Far more than entertainment, music is a portal for mind-body synchronization; a conduit for engagement in ritual, group catharsis, and entrainment, and a holder of mythology and history.  Often the musician is exalted, but is also seen as liminal, or dangerous to the order of society, which speaks…
The importance of the network paradigm is increasingly recognized by scientists and social scientists in a wide variety of disciplines.  This symposium explores the legal policy implications of the network structure of various types of social interactions and the ways in which the interdisciplinary…
Telecommunications networks have long constituted a core infrastructure, supporting an array of social, cultural and economic activities, and vested with varying public service responsibilities.  Historically, how, why and to what extent have telecommunications systems been endowed with such public…
This two-day event features thematic sessions addressing issues arising from the new biology from a broad interdisciplinary perspective. FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2002 Tracing the Roots of the New Biology Charles Darwin and the New Biology of the Nineteenth Century Richard Burkhardt, CAS Resident Associate…
Destructive hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, floods and tsunamis have occurred throughout human history and often cause vastly more loss of life and disruption of human activities than events orchestrated by terrorists. "Creeping megacatastrophes" are new phenomena that affect the…
Each year, the journal Educational Theory, brings leading scholars to campus to address fundamental questions about fundamental educational concepts and their implications for policy and practice. This year’s institute explore such questions as: What values and claims are at stake when parents…
Tatsuya Nakatani, an acoustic sound artist and master percussionist originally from Osaka, Japan returns to Urbana-Champaign as part of Improvisers Exchange, an upcoming CAS initiative. The Nakatani Gong Orchestra offers a unique, transformative experience for performers and audiences as rich…
Mobilization for World War II triggered profound changes in all areas of human endeavor. Innovations in microelectronics and computing are well known. Less familiar but of critical importance were vectors of change in the organization and retrieval of information. These changes drew on a concurrent…
November 17 and 18 Since the mid-nineteenth century, transformations in communications and technology have accelerated the pace of encounter and exchange between musical cultures. Participants in this workshop will come together in order to share disciplinary perspectives on the reshaping of…
HUMANITIES AND PUBLIC LIFE PROGRAM ILLINOIS @ 150 CONFERENCE WEBSITE   This is a full-day symposium featured as part of the Sesquicentennial culmination conference, Illinois at 150: The 21st-Century University and Research for the Public Good (which includes plenary sessions on Tuesday evening…
FRIDAY, MARCH 1 9:00am           Introduction Glen Hoetker, CAS Resident Associate, University of Illinois 9:15am               Keynote Address The Changing Role of Intellectual Property in Asia; National Innovation Policies of India and China Alan Wm Wolff, Dewey and LeBoef LLP, Washington DC 10:…
The Global Midwest: The Midwest Goes Out to the World Sponsored by the Humanities Without Walls Consortium February 5-6, 2016 This workshop features collaborative research into the archival collections related to world music at the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois and the…
The aftermath of major natural disasters, like the 2004 tsunami, Hurricanes Katrina, Andrew and Mitch, often reveal socially constructed disasters of gender, class, and racial inequalities of equal magnitude.  These inequalities are also evident in the post-disaster reconstruction.  This symposium…
Friday, April 151:00-2:30pm The Politics of Indigenous Recognition Chair: Jodi Byrd, University of Illinois Speaker: Glen Coulthard, University of British Columbia Just Another Angry Indian: On Reconciliation, Recognition and Resentment in Indigenous Politics Comments: Nils Jacobsen, University of…
Garland Allen
With the recent announcement of the completion of the sequencing of the human genome (along with the genomes of the fruit fly, the roundworm C. elegans and yeast) we are standing at a critical threshold of the interface between science and society. What does this new information mean---what are…
Renée Baker
Composer, conductor, performer Renée C. Baker is an accomplished instrumentalist who conducts new music throughout the world that seamlessly blends improvisation and composition.  Baker is the founding music director of the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, which celebrates contemporary music…
Renée Baker
Composer, conductor, performer Renée C. Baker is an accomplished instrumentalist who conducts new music throughout the world that seamlessly blends improvisation and composition.  Baker is the founding music director of the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, which celebrates contemporary music…
Renée Baker
Composer, conductor, performer Renée C. Baker is an accomplished instrumentalist who conducts new music throughout the world that seamlessly blends improvisation and composition.  Baker is the founding music director of the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, which celebrates contemporary music…
Jessica Bardill
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Ripan Singh Malhi
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Monica Sans
Moderator: Frederick Hoxie, CAS Professor and Resident Associate, Department of History, University of Illinois This genomics roundtable focuses on the interactions between science and the indigenous public, particularly how the genomic sciences can enable reclamation of histories and identities by…
James R Barrett
Respondent:Augusto F Espiritu Few experiences convey the transnational quality of historical change more dramatically than migration, yet we seldom consider what such massive population movements meant on a human scale - to the immigrants themselves. The experience shaped people who were themselves…
Jim Barrett
The question is one of the oldest in our complex relationship with immigration: How did immigrants, steeped in their old world cultures, gradually and unevenly transform their own identities and begin to think of themselves as “Americans”? This paper considers the case of the particularly strong…
Jim Barrett
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Dave Roediger
Between the late nineteenth century and the Great Depression, a new multi-ethnic American city emerged amidst giant waves of migration of Europeans and people of color from around the globe. A large settled population of Irish Americans and their relations with these newcomers – in city streets,…
Walden Bello
Introduced by Jan Pieterse, Sociology  WILL-AM 580 FOCUS interview with Walden Bello
Lauren Benton
Practices and claims about the extension of protection over subjects featured in a wide variety of empires across regions and over several centuries. Colonial conflicts of the early nineteenth century British Empire brought this preexisting discourse of protection into sharp focus, transforming it…