This is a complete listing of CAS events from past semesters. The listing of events organized by Initiative can be found here.
Thursday and Friday, January 19th and 20th at 7:00 pm ~ Saturday, January 21st at 3:30 pm The Met Cloisters and the Program in Medieval Studies & Illinois Theatre present the world premiere of The Play of Adam, a medieval comic drama in a new English verse translation by Carol Symes, directed…
Food Science and Human Nutrition
David Barr III
March 28 - April 1, 2010 Hosted by: African American Studies, Journalism, History History on Center Stage: Discovering Dramatic Power in Real-Life Narratives George A. Miller Visiting Artist David Barr III will conduct a series of campus, public and local community programs in connection with the…
Innocents Lost: A Dialogue with Jimmie Briggs about Children in War Zones, from Afghanistan to America
September 14-18, 2008 Jimmie Briggs, journalist and George A. Miller Visiting Professor Department of African American Studies
Full Spring semester, 2010 Hosted by: Media, iFoundry The Chinese Game Room: Play, Productivity, and Computing at Their Limits During this semester long visit, Julian Dibbell presented a series of campus-wide lectures related to advanced computing and modeling society and co-taught two semester-…
Jerrold Ziff Distinguished Lecture in Modern Art For more information contact Gary Xu (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Are foundations for knowledge possible after post-modernism? Renowned as a philosopher of science, Rom Harré examines three foundationalist trends in Western thought after post modernism: the possibility of moral diversity without anarchy (Holiday); phenomenology without subjectivism (Wittgenstein…
April 13, 20107:00 pm Room 2, Education Bldg Public Screening of Samson and Deliliah April 14, 2010 2:00 pm Room 242, Education Bldg Indigenous Knowledge in the University April 19, 2010 12:00 pm Room 242, Education Bldg Sister Girl: Feminism, Activism, and Aboriginal Women's Lived Experiences
The Contagious Diseases law established by the British empire in the nineteenth century were the first systematic government attempt to deal with sexually transmissible diseases. They were also a coercive means of controlling female prostitution. In this talk, Levine compares four colonies-…
Hosted by Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Hosted by Department of History
During this six month stay, Mohit Randeria taught an advanced graduate level course and gave a public presentation within the CAS Initiative on Globalization. Physics
Lessons in Leadership for Africa: Listening to, Learning from Feminist Pan-African Discussions, Activism, and Scholarship
During her weeklong campus residency, George A. Miller Visiting Professor Elaine Salo will engage with students and faculty in their classrooms and in less formal contexts. Additionally, she will participate in various outreach activities with local schools.
During his week-long residency at Illinois, Mr. Scheer will discuss his work in songwriting, original librettos, and librettos adapted from world literature in Europe and America. He will explain what makes an exciting and coherent theatrical experience working with such disparate artists as Renée…
Dance Thecla Schiphorst offered a series of residencies in the Department of Dance in Fall 2009 and Spring 2010. During Spring 2010, Schiphorst collaborated in the restaging at KCPA of choreographer Trisha Brown's classic American modern dance, Astral Convertible. More information....
Guinean arts educator, teacher, choreographer, dancer and musician Alseny Soumah was George A. Miller Visiting Artist during Spring semester 2010 (January 18-May 6, 2010). He was brought to campus by the Robert E. Brown Center for World Music (School of Music) in collaboration with the Department…