The Town & Gown Speaker Series is sponsored by the Student Life and Culture Archives at the University of the Illinois and the Champaign County Historical Archives. Each event in the series highlights a topic of historical significance to the campus and the community. Join us throughout the year as we share stories of Champaign County.
The Champaign County History Sampler
Saturday, October 17, 2015 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Various Locations. More details available at champaignhistorysampler.wordpress.com. Pick up a passport at any locations or print your own.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Lewis Auditorium, The Urbana Free Library
210 West Green Street Urbana, IL
CU Hoops: Playing, Coaching, and Reporting Basketball
Thursday, February 18, 2016 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building
1700 South 4th Street, Champaign, IL
Local Women as Change Agents
Thursday, March 17, 2016 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Archives Research Center
1707 South Orchard Street, Urbana, IL
Downtown Champaign History Walking Tour with TJ Blakeman
Saturday April 16 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Advanced registration required. Register by filling out this form or by calling 217-333-7841.
Previous Town & Gown Events:
World War I in Champaign County: The Local Story of the Great War
A Distinguished Past: Celebrating African American History in Early Champaign County
Images of Champaign-Urbana: Local Photographers Capture Our history