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Special Events

Special Events 2022-2023

To see special events from previous years, please see the archive, here.

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 3 - 6 PM

Humanities Innovation Project 

Surviving the Long Wars:

2022-23 Virtual Scholarly Series in New Directions in Comparative Ethnic and Indigenous Studies
A scholarly seminar series in AY 2022-2023 on new directions in comparative ethnic and native/Indigenous studies at UIC, organized by Ronak K. Kapadia (GWS) and Therese Quinn (MUSE) in conjunction with Aaron Hughes. Funded by the UIC Institute for the Humanities Innovation Grant.

Scholarly lectures will be held Thursday afternoons via Zoom in AY 22-23.

Thursday, September 15, 2022  – Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Professor Emerita of Ethnic Studies, Cal State Hayward and author of Not “A Nation of Immigrants”: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a HIstory of Erasure and Exclusion 

Thursday, October 13, 2022  – Kyle T. May, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, American Indian Studies, and History, UCLA and author of An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States

Thursday, November 10, 2022 – Laleh Khalili, Professor of International Politics, Queen Mary University of London and author of Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies and Sinews of War and Trade

Thursday, January 26, 2023 – Harsha Walia, Independent Scholar and author of Border & Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism 

Thursday, February 16, 2023 – Nick C. Estes, Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota and author of Red Nation Rising and Our History is the Future