Events

FALL 2017 EVENTS

EXHIBITIONS AT KRANNERT ART MUSEUM
“Coveting Nature: Art, Collecting and Natural History in Early Modern Europe” “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” 

Lecture: “Transpacific Frames of Ware, Memory and Representation” 
BY: Viet Thanh Nguyen (USC)
DATE: September 14, 2017
TIME: 9-11 a.m.
LOCATION: Asian-American Center, 1210 W. Nevada

Lecture: “A History of the Indian Ocean World in Five Objects”
BY:  Isabel Hofmeyr (University of Witwatersrand)
DATE: September 7, 2014 
TIME: 5:30 p.m. 
LOCATION: Krannert Art Museum Auditorium

 

SPRING 2017 EVENTS
“DARK MATTERS” CHAMP WORKSHOP WITH STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY’s
CRITICAL HERITAGE STUDIES NETWORK
DATE: MAY 2, 2017
TIME: 1-5 p.m.
LOCATION: Room 109A, Davenport Hall

“WORLD HERITAGE AND URBAN REDEVELOPMENT IN POST-SOVIET CUBA”
Lecture by Dr. Matthew Hill (Anthropology, University of Massachusetts)
DATE: April 27, 2017
TIME: 12 p.m.
LOCATION: Room 101, International Studies Building

CHAMP – IIICH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BUENOS AIRES
“HERITAGES OF MIGRATION”
This international conference is co-organized by CHAMP and our close
partner, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH)
(University of Birmingham) in collaboration with the National Immigration Museum of Argentina
DATES: April 6-10, 2017
LOCATION: Buenos Aires
WEBSITE: https://heritagesofmigration.wordpress.com

“GAUCHO IDENTITY ON THE BRAZIL’S AGRICULTURAL FRONTIER”
Lecture by Dr. Glen Goodman (Department of Spanish, UIUC)
DATE: April 6, 2017
TIME: 12 p.m.
LOCATION: Room 101, International Studies Building

“THE MUSEUM AS A BOUNDARY SPANNING ORGANIZATION”
Lecture by Dr. Laura Calamos Nasir (Interim Director, National Hellenic Museum of Chicago)
DATE: April 5, 2017
TIME: 3-4:30 p..m.
LOCATION: Lucy Ellis Lounge in FLB

WORLDFEST AT THE SPURLOCK MUSEUM
DATE: April 1, 2017
TIME: 12:30-4 p.m.

“ARCHIVES, PORTS, MUSEUMS”
Lecture by Dr. Lisa Lowe (Director, Center for the Humanities, Tufts University)
DATE: March 15, 2017
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Lincoln Hall, room 1090

“UIUC’S 1917 CROCKER EXPEDITION TO GREENLAND AND THE BOOKS THAT ACCOMPANIED THEM”
Lecture by Adam Doskey (Visiting Curator, Rare Books and Manuscripts Library)
DATE: March 15, 2017
TIME: 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Spurlock Museum Auditorium

CONVERSATIONS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE KAYAPO TRIBE OF BRAZIL: LAND, MEDIA AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCE
DATES: March 8 (9-11 a.m.) and 9 (1-3 p.m.), 2017
LOCATION: Davenport Hall, room 109 (Anthropology Seminar Room)
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John-Ben Soileau (soileau2@illinois.edu)

“CULTURE TALK: POETIC NARRATIVES ON LAND AND NATURE”
Lecture by Barry Lopez (National Book Award Winner) 
                                                and Deke Weaver (Art & Design, UIUC)
DATE: March 7, 2017
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Tyron Festival Theater, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

“THE UNITED NATIONS: SUCCESSES, FAILURES, LIMITATIONS.CONSTRUCTING A BALANCE SHEET IN ITS 8TH DECADE”
Lecture by Dr. Paul Diehl (Political Science, UIUC)
DATE: March 7, 2017
TIME: 4 p.m.
LOCATION: 100 Gregory Hall

“SUSTAINABILITY AND THE CRISIS OF TRANSCENDANCE: THE LONG VIEW FROM ASIA”
Lecture by Dr. Prasenjit Duara (Duke University)
DATE: February 23, 2017
TIME: 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: 319 Gregory Hall

“PERFORMING LONGING AND BELONGING IN SKYROS, GREECE”
Lecture by Dr. Angela Glaros (Anthropology, Eastern Illinois University)
DATE: February 17, 2017
TIME: 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB (Foreign Language Building)

“HORIZONTAL ARCHIPELAGO: PEOPLE AND POWER IN THE PRAIRIE”
Lecture by Dr. Robert Morrissey (Fellow, History Department, UIUC)
DATE: February 13, 2017
TIME: 12 p.m.
LOCATION: Suite 200, Levis Faculty Center

DATA VISUALIZATION WORKSHOP
Presented by James Whitacre and Elizabeth Wickes (Library, UIUC)
DATE: February 8, 2017
TIME:  12 p.m.
LOCATION:  IPRH Seminar Room, 4th floor, Levis Faculty Center