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Upcoming Events

Monday
Oct 25
Initiatives
Nikki Usher
4:00pm CDT

Zoom presentation

Please register to attend this Zoom event here

As the full impact of diminished legacy news becomes increasingly clear, platforms like Facebook have become the home page, front page, and bulletin board for civic life in communities — essential communication infrastructure. However, big tech platforms aren’t concerned with democracy, just profit. While much is known about how platforms…

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Monday
Nov 01
Initiatives
Rana Hogarth
2:00pm CDT

Zoom presentation

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This talk examines how ideas about race from the era of slavery propelled eugenicists to study race crossing in the early 20th century. In this talk Professor Hogarth will demonstrate how 20th-century eugenicists--namely Charles B. Davenport, branded mixed race people with African ancestry as threats to the public's health. Davenport, and many…

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Wednesday
Nov 03
Presentations
Diwakar Shukla
,
Amanda Ciafone
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

Food for Thought: A new Center for Advanced Study public events series featuring presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

This informal series includes talks that were canceled after campus shut down in Spring 2020. With the possibility of in-person events once again, we are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most…

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Tuesday
Nov 09
Initiatives
David O'Brien
4:00pm CST

Zoom presentation

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Eighteenth-century Paris is at the center of Jürgen Habermas’s famous account of the rise of the bourgeois public sphere in Europe. Habermas saw in this sphere the possibility of a discourse characterized by reason, inclusion, and truth. This lecture examines some of the ways in which the arts in Napoleonic France defied Habermas’s…

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Thursday
Nov 11
Presentations
Steven Bradlow
,
Vesna Stojanoska
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

Food for Thought: A new Center for Advanced Study public events series featuring presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

This informal series includes talks that were canceled after campus shut down in Spring 2020. With the possibility of in-person events once again, we are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most…

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Thursday
Nov 18
Presentations
Vidya Madhavan
,
Fatima Husain
11:10am-1:00pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

Food for Thought: A new Center for Advanced Study public events series featuring presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

This informal series includes talks that were canceled after campus shut down in Spring 2020. With the possibility of in-person events once again, we are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most…

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Monday
Nov 29
Presentations
Dov Weiss
,
Alyssa Prorok
11:00am-1:00pm

ZOOM EVENT - Registration link in the description

Please register for this Zoom event here.

Food for Thought: A new Center for Advanced Study public events series featuring presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

This informal series includes talks that were canceled after campus shut down in Spring 2020. With the possibility of in-person events once again, we are delighted…

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Wednesday
Dec 01
Presentations
Lilya Kaganovsky
,
Christopher Freeburg
11:00am-1:00pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

Food for Thought: A new Center for Advanced Study public events series featuring presentations of research and creative projects by recent CAS Associates and Fellows.

This informal series includes talks that were canceled after campus shut down in Spring 2020. With the possibility of in-person events once again, we are delighted to showcase the work of some of our most…

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