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