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Welcome back!
It’s the first day of school, and we are gearing up for a busy semester in the IRIS Center! We’d love to see you around, either in person or on Zoom....Read More
SIUE CODES Project Secures $100K NEH Grant
The IRIS Center, partnering with the Successful Communities Collaborative and Lewis and Clark Community College, has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support CODES....Read More
Digital Humanities in the Classroom
With the semester wrapping up and summer projects still a little ways off, this feels like a moment first to breathe! (Take several moments to breathe. Ideally days or weeks to breathe.) But I also love this moment in early summer for thinking about possibilities....Read More
Morning Bytes spring 2021 schedule - the session titles and dates are also in the main body of the post
Spring 2021 Morning Bytes
With the spring semester well under way, we’d like to draw your attention to the current schedule of Morning Bytes presentations. Our first Morning Bytes session met on February 26, 2021,...Read More
IRIS Center Morning Bytes
We’re excited to announce the schedule for our slightly revised brown bag series this year to what we’re calling Morning Bytes. These 30-minute workshops will be held on the fourth Friday of the month at 10:00 am in the IRIS Center....Read More
SIUE’s Howard Rambsy to Direct the Frederick Douglass and Literary Crossroads Summer Institute, Funded by an NEH Award
IRIS associated faculty-member Howard Rambsy was recently awarded an NEH grant to coordinate a summer institute for school teachers concentrating on an 1845 autobiography by Frederick Douglass. Congratulations Howard! read more....Read More
SIUE’s Greg Fields Achieves Prestigious Distinguished Research Professor Rank
IRIS associated faculty-member Greg Fields recently achieved SIUE’s highest academic rank of Distinguished Research Professor. Congratulations, Greg! read more....Read More
Dr. Johanna Schmitz Receives SIUE’s Prestigious Hoppe Award
Dr. Johanna Schmitz, Professor in the Department of Theater and Dance and one of our most dedicated IRIS-affiliated faculty, is the recipient of the 2018 Hoppe Award for her research on the Rose Theatre....Read More
New Digital Humanities Exhibit, Toni Morrison: Beyond Fiction
In celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, Professor Tisha Brooks and the ENG 477 Toni Morrison class invite you to visit their Digital Humanities Exhibit, Toni Morrison: Beyond Fiction....Read More