Events

Media & Cinema Studies
7-9 p.m.
The Flatlands Dance Film Festival is dedicated to supporting and presenting the art of dance cinema, a medium that explores and innovates the intersections between filmmaking and dance making. Jenny Oyallon-Koloski, assistant professor of media and cinema studies, was one of three adjudicators who…
Journalism
2 p.m.
Sewn in Memory showcases panels originally made in the 1980s and early '90s by residents of Central Illinois for the national AIDS Memorial Quilt. As part of a course taught last fall by Charles "Stretch" Ledford, associate professor of journalism, in collaboration with Illinois Public Media,…
College
2-3 p.m.
Presented by John D. Blackshire, PhD (he/him/his) In collaboration with Dean’s Fellow on Diversity and Inclusion and ICR This will be an interactive workshop open to faculty and staff interested in exploring their own practices of teaching, mentoring, advising, and how to place inclusion at the…
College
12 p.m.
Undergraduate event (open to all) with the James Scholars Collaboration with Megan Zwilling, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Honors, and the Illinois Community Media Project Speakers:  Zulema Herrera, Journalism and Latino/a Studies majors, senior  Nena Rohaidzam, New Media major and minor…
College
7 p.m.
MillerComm lecture by Dr. Tara Pixley, Loyola Marymount University Hosted by the Department of Journalism  In this lecture, Dr. Pixley, a visual journalist and professor of journalism based in Los Angeles, will discuss how contemporary photojournalism practices have inscribed imperialist, anti-…
College
Collaboration with the Illinois Community Media Project March 28 Time and Location TBD Screening of Shawnee Showdown: Keep the Forest Standing Directed by Cade Bursell, Professor at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale March 29 9:30-10:50 a.m. 1050 Siebel Center for Design “Creating the…
Advertising
04/01/2022
Programming will include a keynote virtual lecture from Brittany Duff, associate professor of advertising and the inaugural Charles H. Sandage Scholar in Advertising Research; panel discussions and breakout sessions; in-person career event for students, alumni, and industry professionals; and more…
College
9:30-10:50 a.m.
Lecture by Chris Robe, Professor, Florida Atlantic University  All are welcome  Collaboration with the Illinois Community Media Project Professor Robe is one of the leading forces in researching media activism and surveillance. He will discuss some of the liberatory aspects of media organizing and…
College
2-4 p.m.
Keynote Speaker TJ Billard  Collaboration with ICR TJ Billard, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Communication at Northwestern University, where they are affiliated with the Center for Communication & Public Policy and the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and…
College
Festival passes are on sale now through ebertfest.com, thevirginia.org, or at the Virginia Theatre box office, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, 217-356-9063.  Join us for a celebration of beloved and overlooked films! Lineup and special guests to be announced at ebertfest.com in the weeks leading up…