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Fall 2017 | October 15 - October 21  View Past Newsletters

In This Issue
CGS Announcements

Networking and External Relations:
The European Union Approach to Foreign Policy

October 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Main Library, Room 106


Center for Global Studies Global Intersections
Application deadline: November 17

Events This Week

Right to Food, Food Assistance, and the Biological Consequences of Malnutrition Seminar Series

October 18
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mumford Hall, Room 103

Janina Galler, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and The Chester M. Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital will lead this seminar.

Sponsors: Division of Nutritional Sciences


Illinois Theater Performances of Travesties

October 19 - October 21
Various times
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Colwell Playhouse

Illinois Theater will perform Tom Stoppard’s play Travesties, which explores the meaning of the social, political, and cultural revolutions of 1917 in the dialogue between the protagonist, and three historical figures: James Joyce, Tristan Tzara, the founder of Dadaism, and Vladimir Lenin. 

Sponsor: 19172017


Films of the Revolution Screening: The Commissar

October 20
7:30 pm
505 E Armory Ave., Champaign

Drawn from the classic Soviet repertoire, the films above will be screened over the course of a month and a half, with an introduction and post-film discussion to accompany each one.

Sponsor: 19172017


Researching and Teaching the EU: Best Practices and Current Trends in EU Scholarship - A Working Conference for Regional College Faculty

October 20 - October 21
Various times
Levis Faculty Center

This annual conference will bring together regional college faculty with the aim of increasing research on and teaching of the European Union at universities and four-year and two-year colleges in Illinois and the Midwest. It will facilitate the building of a dynamic network for regional educators with interests in EU studies. The conference will include panel discussions in which participants can present their research on the EU, as well as sessions on effective teaching of EU-related subjects.

Sponsor: European Union Center

Upcoming Events

October 25
Famine in a Time of Declining Global Hunger

October 26 – October 29
Illinois Theatre Performances of Travesties

November 1
Folk Instrument Exhibit at the Sousa Archive

November 1
Right to Food, Food Assistance, and the Biological Consequences of Malnutrition Seminar Series

November 2 – November 3
1917-2017 Symposium

November 7
Films of the Revolution: Yo Soy Cuba

November 8
Alleviating Food Insecurity through Multiple Program Participation

November 10
Artist’s Talk by Coco Fusco at “Propositions on Revolution” Exhibit

November 15
Right to Food, Food Assistance, and the Biological Consequences of Malnutrition Seminar Series

December 1
Community and Faculty Closing Roundtable For Ten Days that Shook the World, Ten Days that Shake the Campus

December 13
Black Square Opera Workshop

Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

Modern Greek - New Online Classes

The "Caliphate of Hamdallahi": A History from Within - Call for Proposals
Deadline: November 1

2nd Annual Society of Global Scholars Conference
Deadline: November 15

Assistant Professor in International Studies at University of California Irvine
Deadline: December 31