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Creativity Workshop | Drawing on Nature

Jun 27, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

Bring out your creative side at Krannert Art Museum as we explore the museum gardens. Participants should bring materials that relate to their own art practice —sketching, photography, painting, or other media. We’ll talk with local artist Kelly Hieronymus about using what we see in nature to inspire us creatively, then we’ll spend time making art in the gardens.

Drawing on Nature | Patterns and Forms

Jul 25, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum |500 E Peabody Dr.

Bring out your creative side in the galleries at Krannert Art Museum. We’ll talk with local artist Kelly Heironymus about the ways patterns and organic forms play a role in the art we see at the museum and the art we create. Participants will be invited to explore Blue and White Ceramics and the newly reinstalled Bow and Trees Galleries, then create art inspired by patterns they see.

Undergraduate Research & the Humanities: Challenges and Possibilities

Aug 23, 2019
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

What will 21st century humanities pedagogy look like? How might we strengthen and diversify the humanities and engage and inspire a new generation of learners? What is already being done, and what new models and structures might we create, to shape a future of undergraduate research that re-centers the importance of the humanities in undergraduate education at Illinois? The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) and the Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) invite faculty and staff to participate in this important conversation, which will begin with a keynote by Ellen McClure, professor of French and Francophone Studies and History, and Director of the new Engaged Humanities Initiative (EHI) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Panels and discussions/breakout sessions will follow. Among the presenters are:Bob Morrissey, Associate Professor of HistoryMelissa Bowles, Associate Professor of Spanish and PortugueseKaren Flynn, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and African-American StudiesJessica Greenberg, Associate Professor of AnthropologyZsuzsa Gille, Professor of SociologyLydia Khuri, Program Director - Intersections, Global Crossroads Living-Learning CommunitiesPlease fill out the Registration Form by August 1, 2019.