UIC Institute for the Humanities

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The UIC Institute for the Humanities welcomes the opportunity to co-sponsor humanities events with other units on campus.  To request support please see Co-Sponsorship Request page.

2017-2018 Event Support awarded to:

 Joseph Bernardin and the Public Witness of the Catholic Church Poster

Exhibiting Post-Colonialism: 
Museum Culture and Public Discourse in Contemporary Germany and Europe

April 26-27, 2018

This two-day conference will focus on German exhibition culture and its negotiations of Germany’s colonial legacy and its postcolonial present.

Organized by UIC Germanic Studies Department

"Good Intentions: Joseph Bernardin and the Public Witness of the Catholic Church"

Prof. Steven Millies, Catholic Theological Union

April 26, 2018

Sponsored by UIC Catholic Studies Program

Workshop on Russian Modernism:Creative Ecologies

April 21, 2018

Sponsored by Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures Dep.

The Withering of the State

Spring 2018
UIC English Department Interdisciplinary Symposium

Exact date and program to be announced 

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Anthropology and the Anthropocene: Models of Practice in Spaces of Change

2nd City Anthropology Conference

March 10, 2018
Organized by UIC Anthropology Department
Sponsored with the Graduate College,the Honors College, The Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and the Anthropology Department

Food and the Nation. Cheese, Pears, and History

November 15, 2017
Featuring talk by Professor Massimo Montanari (Department of History and Cultures, Bologna University).  Massimo Montanari has written extensively on the history of food in Europe, and the part it has played on the evolution of European cultures and the shaping of national identities: https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/massimo.montanari/en

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The God Beat: Writing About the Church, Pope Francis, and the World of Faith

November 10, 2017
Sponsored with Catholic Studies Program


Voices: Bani Abidi

November 9, 2017
Lecture accompanying exhibition Traduttore, Traditore
Sponsored by Gallery 400 and the School of the Art Institute Chicago 

The Aesthetic Settlement

November 8, 2017
Sponsored by UIC Art History Department


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Spanish and Latin American Film Festival

November 6 and November 13, 2017
Sponsored by the Hispanic Studies Department


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"The Dictatorship of the Perfect Body: Italian Women in the Media"

October 9, 2017


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Chicago, IL 60607-7040

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