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
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
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
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!
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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
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
While her scholarly interests have evolved through her academic career, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jessica DeSpain’s commitment to work rooted in service and storytelling has not. DeSpain, PhD, is a respected teacher,...Read More