Apr 16 2020

*CANCELLED* Public Humanities Day

Engaged Humanities Working Group

April 16, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


701 S. Morgan St.


Chicago, IL 60607

Public Humanities Day

April 16, 2020

Institute for the Humanities, 701 South Morgan, Stevenson Hall Lower Level

We would appreciate registration by 4/9/2020 if you intend to join us for lunch:  huminst@uic.edu



Engaged Humanities Initiative Showcase

Presentations of projects from the spring 2020 first-year seminars, with EHI Director Ellen McClure and EHI faculty


12:00 Lunch (Provided)



Public Voices Fellows Lightning Round

Faculty awarded Public Voices Fellowships present current public humanities work:

Jennifer Brier, Gender and Women’s Studies

Andy Clarno, Sociology

Lorena Garcia, Sociology

Rachel Havrelock, English

Anantha K. Harijith, Pediatrics

Henrika McCoy, Jane Addams College of Social Work

Susan Poser, Provost, Mellon Engaged Humanities Award PI



Celebration of Recent Humanities Faculty Publications

Liat Ben-Moshe, Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition (Minnesota UP, 2020)

Jennifer Jones, The Browning of the New South (Chicago UP, 2019)

Ronak Kapadia, Insurgent Aesthetics: Security and the Queer Life of the Forever War (Duke UP 2019)

Steve Marsh, Spanish Cinema Against Itself: Cosmopolitanism, Experimentation, Militancy (Indiana UP, 2019)

Ellen McClure, The Logic of Idolatry in Seventeenth-Century French Literature (Boydell & Brewer, March 2020)

Nicole Nguyen, Suspect Communities: Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror (Minnesota UP, 2019)

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Institute for Humanities Spring Reception 


Ellen McClure

Date posted

Dec 10, 2019

Date updated

Mar 13, 2020