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Upcoming Events

Monday
Sep 13
MillerComm Lecture Series
Julia Creet
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

Professor Julia Creet of York University will present on her latest research on the genealogy industry. Her research explores the widespread phenomenon of desiring to know one’s ethnic origins to thus better “know” oneself, as well as the complex practices behind the major organizations with genealogical databases. Her work in multiple media thus explores questions of data privacy, identity…

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Thursday
Sep 16
Presentations
Yue Shen
,
Jefferson Chan
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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

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Monday
Sep 20
Presentations - Special Presentation
Jess T. Dugan
,
Vanessa Fabbre
,
Gloria Allen
,
Mary Statzer
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

Join us for a conversation with photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre on the making of To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults. Seeking subjects whose lived experiences exist within the complex intersections of gender identity, age, race, ethnicity, sexuality, socioeconomic class, and geographic…

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Thursday
Sep 23
MillerComm Lecture Series
Margaret Wertheim
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

Margaret Wertheim is a writer, artist and curator whose work intersects art, math and science as evidenced in her Crochet Coral Reef, an installation created through hyperbolic crochet. In this lecture Margaret will introduce the UIUC community to her work with the Institute for Figuring, a collaborative Los Angeles based practice started with Margaret's sister Christine in 2003.…

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Wednesday
Sep 29
Presentations
Lav Varshney
,
Stacey Robinson
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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

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Thursday
Oct 07
Presentations
Charles Gammie
,
Benjamin Marx
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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

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Wednesday
Oct 20
Presentations
Christina Bashford
,
Mauro Nobili
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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

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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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

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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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

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Thursday
Nov 18
Presentations
Vidya Madhavan
,
Fatima Husain
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. We are celebrating the return to intellectually and spiritually invigorating in-person events by showcasing the work…

Read More