From Allies to Comrades
Speaker: Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith)
Monday, Oct. 9
ACES Heritage Room, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave.
How should those on the same side of a political struggle relate to each other? This talk looks at the figure of the comrade in various languages and movements to find a model for political relation today. Anyone, but not everyone can be a comrade.
Jodi Dean is the Donald R. Harter '39 Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. She is the author and editor of twelve books, including Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies (2009), Blog Theory (2010), The Communist Horizon, and Crowds and Party(2016).
From Allies to Comrades is organized by the Collaborative for the Critical Study of Technology at the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory. The event is co-sponsored by Anthropology, Center for Global Studies, English, Media and Cinema Studies, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.
Hot Topics: Social Justice Dialogues
Domestic Violence and Sanctuary Cities
Monday, Oct. 9
616 E. Green Street, Suite 202
Moderated by: Meagan Smith Co-director of Three Spinners
Information Session for Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health
Thursday, Oct. 12
616 E. Green Street, Suite 201
The certificate in Global Health is open to all undergraduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The certificate in Global Health is offered by LAS Global Studies in conjunction with Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP)
YMCA Friday Forum:
One Barrier Too Many: Understanding What It Means To Bicycle in Black and Latino Communities
Speaker: Dr. Charles Brown, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and Rutgers University
Friday, Oct. 13
University YMCA Latzer Hall
1001 S. Wright Street, C.
More information here
Co-sponsored by WGGP
The Department of Sociology Graduate Student Advisory Council
Panel on Scholar Activism
Wednesday, Oct. 18
Room 1065 Lincoln Hall
Panelists include University of Illinois Sociology Faculty:
- Asef Bayat, Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor fo Global and Transnational Studies
- Zsuzsa Gille, Director of LAS Global Studies
- Ruby Mendenhall, Associate Professor of Sociology
- Assata Zerai, Associate Chancellor for Diversity
Lunch Symposium on Colleen Murphy's
The Conceptual Foundations of
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Monday, October 23
Max Rowe Auditorium, Law Building
(Lunch will be served to all participants beginning at 11:45am)
Professor Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela
Vice Provost for International Affairs & Global Strategies
Wednesday, Nov. 1
345 Armory Building,
505 E. Armory Avenue, C.
Light refreshments will be served
Each monthly event will offer a short presentation from our featured speaker about his/her research and work and then allow time to visit with faculty and graduate student to share ideas and meet others from across campus.
WGGP Fall Calendar of Events
WGGP Faculty Affiliate, Rebekah Niblock, College of Law and Staff Attorney at The Immigration Project
Rebekah will talk at the upcoming Hot Topics: Social Justice Dialogues on Domestic Violence and Sanctuary Cities which will be held October 9th at 7pm at the Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202.
To learn more about our faculty affiliates, please visit here
If you are a WGGP Faculty Affiliate and you have news to share, please contact Anita Kaiser at email@example.com or (217) 333-6221.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Alumnna
GRID Minor, 2014
Master's in Economics, 2014
My current position is Managing Director of Girls in Tech Bolivia located in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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WGGP will host the next monthly Coffee Hour on November 1st.
Each month will bring a featured speaker and will allow time for faculty members and graduate students to talk about research and current events.
WGGP Graduate Minor and Undergraduate Certificate
WGGP offers a graduate minor in Gender Relations in International Development (GRID). The GRID interdisciplinary minor is designed to give students the analytical and empirical skills needed to address global human security and gender equity issues in research and policy analysis, as well as daily life. In this age of global economic transformation, it is especially necessary for researchers and practitioners to examine who gains and who loses from new policies, to assess the disparities in the impacts of reforms on women, men, and children, and to study the successful strategies and policies that appear.
To learn more about the GRID minor, please contact Anita Kaiser at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 333-6221.
Joint with WGGP and LAS Global Studies
GLBL 240 and GLBL 440 are both offered Fall 2017
LAS Global Studies, in conjunction with Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP) is offering a Certificate in Global Health beginning Fall 2015. This certificate is open to all undergraduate majors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
More information about the Global Health Certificate including upcoming information sessions is available here.