Here is a list of events and links that our history majors may find interesting. We will add new events regularly. Keep informed, mark your calendar, and check it out!
Thursday, February 18, 4:00pm
History Speaker: "Finding the Origins of American Capitalism in the Archives of Southern Slavery"
Edward Baptist, associate professor in the Cornell University Department of History, will present, "Finding the Origins of American Capitalism in the Archives of Southern Slavery," sponsored by the IWU Department of History.
Thursday, March 10, 12:10pm - 12:40pm
Governor Fifer Courtroom (2nd Floor), McLean County Museum of History, North Main Street, Bloomington
Lunch and Learn--Diego Mendez-Carbajo: "The Economic Impact of Art & Culture in Bloomington-Normal"
Associate Professor of Economics Diego Mendez-Carbajo will discuss the estimated local economic impact of the 16 largest arts & culture organizations in Bloomington-Nor mal -- including the McLean County Museum of History, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and the Illinois Symphony Orchestra -- which have a combined $6.2 million annual budget. The brown bag Lunch and Learn Series is offered in partnership by McLean County Museum of History, Illinois Wesleyan University and Collaborative Solutions Institute.
Thursday, March 24, 4:00pm
Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library
International Studies Colloquium: "Home Away from Home: Benefits and Losses in the Filipino Diaspora"
For his Fulbright fellowship to the Philippines, Jason Reblando created a photographic survey of different aspects of the Filipino diaspora and how Filipinos stay connected to their homeland. See more of Jason’s work on exhibit in Ames Library!
More events coming soon!
See you there!