Racial Banishment: A Postcolonial Critique of the Urban Condition in America
March 5, 6pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
This talk is concerned with processes of racial banishment, which the speaker will conceptualize as state-instituted violence against racialized bodies and communities. Breaking with narratives of neoliberalization, she foregrounds how dispossession and disposability are being remade in the contemporary American metropolis.
10 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories
March 8, 3:30-5pm
Third Floor Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center
Celebrate International Women's Day by hearing from 10 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members as they talk about 10 women who changed the world. Each presenter will have 5 minutes to talk about a woman in their field that made a difference. Light refreshments served.
Dr. Gillen D'arcy Wood presents First Ice: The Antarctic Discovery Voyages and their Legacy
March 12, 3:00pm
This Series explores the research process of scholars across disciplines by highlighting their scholarly works. From the moment a scholar embarks on a research project to its eventual point of completion or further continuation, she or he would have interacted with information professionals and fellow scholars in the field, worked with library and archival collections and a multitude of electronic resources and technologies.
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty