Dr. Rocio Rivadeneyra has been appointed associate dean for Academic Programs and Student Success, effective July 1, 2021.
The local anti-discrimination effort, Not In Our Town (NIOT) is hosting Dr. Alison Bailey on July 1, 7 p.m., at the Bloomington Public Library Community Room, 205 E. Olive St., Bloomington, to discuss her new book, The Weight of Whiteness.
Professor of English and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Affairs Dr. Sally E. Parry will retire after 33 years of service to Illinois State University. A retirement reception will be June 23.
Before he joins virtual audiences for events centered on “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America,” Chef Sean Sherman, founder of the company The Sioux Chef, took part in a Q and A from Illinois State faculty members.
A talk by scholars Javier M. Rodríguez and Dean Robinson will explore “What COVID 19 Reveals about Politics, Policy and Racial Health Inequalities in the United States” at 3 p.m. March 30, via Zoom.
Founder of the company The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman will share his journey of reviving and reimagining Indigenous cuisine. Events include a Normal Food Summit and a cook along with Chef Sherman.
Dr. Helen Neville of the University of Illinois will present “The Psychology of Radical Healing and Hope: Implications for Research and Practice with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.”
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Dr. Calvin White Jr., of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, delivered a virtual keynote address for Black History Month on February 26. The talk, “Oscar S. De Priest: A Black Congressman in Jim Crow America,” was sponsored by the Department of History and by African-American Studies at Illinois State University.
The Native American Film Series for spring 2021 will include discussion forums focusing on historic, contemporary, and unheeded issues facing Indigenous peoples.