Workshops & Events
Kent Brown, University of Illinois Associate Director of Athletics, Media Relations
Lee Cabutti, Former Champaign Central High School Basketball Coach
Verdell Jones, Founder of the Ft. Sooy Basketball Program
Fred Kroner, Former News-Gazette Executive Sports Editor
Tom Michael, Eastern Illinois University Athletic Director and former University of Illinois Senior Associate Athletic Director
The Town & Gown Speaker Series is co-sponsored by the Champaign County Historical Archives and the Student Life and Culture Archives at the University of Illinois. Each event in the series highlights a topic of historical significance to the campus and the community.
Presenter: Amanda J. Butler, M.A. is an archaeologist and instructor in anthropology at Parkland College. She is also a lithic analyst affiliated with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey. She is an established lecturer through her many teaching appointments at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as through her many public speaking engagements throughout Central Illinois. Currently, she is working on dissertation research at the Collins Site in East-Central Illinois.
Jennifer Hain Teper has served as Head of the Conservation Unit for the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2001 and since 2009 has also served as Head of Preservation. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in August of 2000 with a MLIS and Certificate of Advanced Study in the Conservation and Preservation of Library and Archival Materials. She is adjunct faculty with the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, is the chair of the campus’ Preservation Working Group, and currently serves on the board of directors of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. She gives frequent talks and workshops on historic scrapbooks, understanding historic photographic collections, and caring for book and paper materials.
This workshop is FREE, however REGISTRATION is required, 217.367.4025 or email@example.com