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Our Spring 2021 Lecture Schedule

 
   
 
   
 
 
 
Event Series: COVID-19 - Global Intersection
 
 
 
 
 
 

Global Intersection Series: When Corona Virus Meets the City

Date: Feb 9, 2021  

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm  

Climate migrations are often characterized as moving people from low to higher income countries, or from rural to urban areas (particularly into slums or low-income neighborhoods). However, climate change will endanger cities across the globe. Is this a realistic concern and what impact could it have on migratory flows? What role will cities play in climate migrations (for good or for bad)?

Registration Link:

https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qwsd6v8CTXyRpmwRegO0kw 

 

 
 
 
 
Upcoming Virtual Events
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CLACS Workshop for grad students: Research in the time of COVID: Virtual/Digital Research and the IRB process

Date: Monday, Feb. 8th

Time: 3:00pm CST

Zoom Registration Required: https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b-zDtc1JR42i0_T6t_IoQQ 

 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Integrated Performance Assessment for World Language Education

Date: Friday, Feb. 12th

Time: 12pm - 1:30pm CST

In this workshop, the presenter will describe the implementation of the Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) in language courses. She will explain the design of IPA tasks, the use of the IPA rubrics, and the application of the assessment-feedback loop. Examples of IPAs for different proficiency levels will also be shared. 

Register HERE

 
 
   
 
   
 
 
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The Digital Mis(shaping) of the World

Keeping the Faith Remotely

Date: Feb. 12th @12pm

In the midst of an unprecedented pandemic, many of us are using technology more than ever before. The world of technology opens many doors for global connection, but does it also come with consequences? With growing digital interactions, there is a greater need to more deeply understand the intersections between technology and race, class, privacy, education, faith and public health. How these intersections impact our everyday experiences, as well as what might happen within these intersections looking forward, are critical for us to consider. Join us as we take a look into how technology is not only shaping but also misshaping our world.

Webinar Registration Link HERE

 
 
   
 
   
 
  
 
 
 
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2021 International Studies Research Lab (ISRL)

The Center for Global Studies (CGS) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is excited to announce the 2021 International Studies Research Lab (ISRL), an initiative that promotes the internationalization of community colleges nationwide. CGS invites applications from faculty, librarians, and administrators interested in expanding global and area studies curricula, instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections, or international education programs at their home institutions. The Center is a National Resource Center supported by Title VI funds from the U.S. Department of Education. The lab will be held in a virtual format from May 17th through July 30th.

Applications are due March 16th. To learn more, please visit go.illinois.edu/ISRL2021 or contact the Center for Global Studies at global-studies@illinois.edu.

 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 

United Nations Summer Study (UNSS)

The United Nations Summer Study (UNSS) provides graduate and undergraduate students and continuing education professionals with knowledge and skills for understanding the United Nations system, and offers preparation for international careers.

  • UN Practicum (Option 2) Final Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021.
  • UN Course for credit or no credit (Options 1 and 3) Final Deadline: Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Application is found HERE

 
 
   
 
   
 
 

Tobias Center for Innovation in International Development

The Tobias Center for Innovation in International Development at Indiana University is hosting a virtual workshop entitled “Innovative Practices and Pedagogies for Teaching Undergraduate International Development Studies.” The workshop will be held on June 7-8, 2021 from 10am-3pm ET.

Workshop participants are expected to both present at the workshop and attend all sessions, and they will receive a stipend of $750.00 for their participation. Participation will be capped at 20 people.

Please see the attached for more information about the workshop. To apply, complete this application by March 31, 2021. Please contact ellcohen@iu.edu with any questions.

 
 
   
 
   
 
 

Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation

Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation just uploaded "GJ #2021, 2, CALL FOR PAPERS: "The Glocal World of Historical Archives", Deadline May 30, 2021

Download PDF HERE

 
 
   
 
   
 
 

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)

 
   
 
 
 
 
CGS Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pandemics in Historical Context
Webpage consisting of a selection of public talks by innovative historians working on plagues and pandemics. 
 
Webpage dedicated to resources related to COVID-19 that provide global perspectives of the pandemic. 
 
Webpage dedicated to resources related to COVID-19 for K-12 Educators.
 
Global Currents
Blog that is currently running a series of essays by individuals from the information world related to how they and their areas are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
Global Studies Custom Search Engine
Use it to search articles and essays related to the COVID-19 pandemic!
 
If you have suggestions of additions we can make to these pages, please email global-studies@illinois.edu for general inquiries, Steve Witt (swwitt@illinois.edu) for blog inquiries, or Timur Pollack (tpollack@illinois.edu) for inquiries about the CGS website