Upcoming Events

Feminism for the 99% Book Giveaway, Discussions and Author Lecture

Courtesy of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, get a free copy of Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto from the Residence Hall Libraries when you sign up to attend one of our discussions. 

There are 3 discussion options:

  • Friday, 10/1, 4-5 p.m. @ Illinois Street Residence Hall Room 0050B
  • Tuesday, 10/5, 7-8 p.m. on Zoom (Link will be sent to those who sign up)
  • Wednesday, 10/6 7-8 p.m. @ SDRP ("the Ike") Room 2005

Register here to attend co-author Tithi Bhattacharya's Zoom lecture on Feminism for the 99% on Friday, 10/15 @ Noon Central time: https://go.illinois.edu/TithiBTalk

 

Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler Community Read

As part of Parable Path CU (https://krannertcenter.com/content/parable-path-cu), get a free copy of the novel or graphic novel version of Parable of the Sower from the Residence Hall Libraries when you sign up to attend one of our discussions.  Come pick up your copy while supplies last!

There are 3 discussion options:

  • Wednesday, 11/3, 7-8 p.m.@ SDRP ("the Ike") Room 2005
  • Thursday, 11/4, 7-8 p.m.on Zoom (Link will be sent to those who sign up)
  • Friday, 11/5, 4-5 p.m.@ Illinois Street Residence Hall Room 0050B

This event is part of the Parable Path CU collaboration, coordinated by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. There will be discussion groups and arts programming taking place throughout the year, culminating in Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower, an opera by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in February 2022. The Parable Path CU collaborators include Champaign Central High School Library, Champaign Public Library: Douglass Branch, Champaign Public Library: Main Branch, The Urbana Free Library, University of Illinois Residence Hall Libraries, University Laboratory High School Library, University Library at the University of Illinois and the Urbana High School Library.