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.
Oscar Stanton DePriest, who became a national political figure during his three terms in Congress, is the focus of the February 26 event.
Author and scholar Dr. Gholdy Muhammad encouraged more than 200 teachers from Illinois and beyond to look for the genius in their students and to bring joy to their classrooms by transforming their lessons into culturally and historically responsive intellectual pursuits.
The Department of History, in collaboration with the Regional Office of Education 17 and the McLean County Museum of History, will be offering its annual teacher symposium virtually on February 4-5.