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WGGP Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
 
Gender and Family Issues in Public Restroom Design 
 

Gender and Family Issues in Public Restroom Design
A Local and Global Perspective

Friday, October 16, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CST

online via Zoom

About the speaker: Kathryn Anthony is a longtime University of Illinois School of Architecture faculty member who has devoted much of her career to teaching, researching, publishing, and advocating for gender equity in public restroom design at the local, national, and international level. Click here to register

 
   
 
 
 
 

The place and role fo the Storyteller in the transmission of knowledge in Africa

October 21, 2020, 3:00 p.m. CST

Zoom Presentation

Speaker: Roukiatou BÂ, Founding Director of the Amadou Hampâté BÂ Foundation

Co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies

For more information and pre-registration details click here

 
 
 
 
 
WGGP Co-Sponsored Events
 
 
 
 
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The University of Illinois Archives is hosting a monthly Women in Science Lecture Series that will feature speakers from across the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s diverse and multidisciplinary scientific enterprise.

October 13, 2020, 12:00 p.m. CST

Speaker: Dr. Carla Desi-Ann Hunter
Associate Professor of Psychology

Click for registration and more series information

Series co-sponsored by WGGP and others

 
   
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Campus Events
 
 
 
 
 
CAS The Arts

"The Arts in the Time of Pandemic: Dance and Voice"

October 6, 2020, 4:00 p.m. CST

via Zoom

Cynthia Oliver, Abby Zbikowski, Ollie Watts Davis, Tamara Chaplin

See CAS website for more information and to register for event

 
 
   
 
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Illinois Global Institute Career Day 
 

Illinois Global Institute Career Day 

October 23, 2020,  8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CST

online via Zoom

Registration is required for an informational interview with a Career Day speaker.

Registration ends at 5:00pm on Friday, October 9, 2020. 

Click here for IGI Career Day Registration

 
   
 
 
 
 
#WomenInHistoryWednesday
 
 
 
 
 
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Happy #WomeninHistoryWednesday!

This #WomenInHistoryWednesday, we are so excited to celebrate Terry Hite David head coach of the women's volleyball team, member of the Project 500 group, and recipient of the Merit Award from the Varsity "I" Association 

Lean more about Terry at "150 for 150."

This series is displayed every Wednesday on our website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

 
   
 
 
 
 
Faculty Affiliate
 
 
 
 
 

WGGP Affiliate, Angela Williams, will give a book talk "Hip Hop Harem: Women, Rap, and Presentation in the Middle East"

October 6, 2020 12:00pm CST via zoom

Pre-registration at https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_06aaZrcwTleDHv7g2As7Lw

 

 

Faculty Affiliates and GRID Students are welcome to send award and
publication updates to be included in future newsletters.

If you have news to share, please contact Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu
or (217) 333-6221.

 
   
 
 
 
 
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Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

Are you concerned about issues facing your community, campus or country, and are you actively working to make change?  The prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship program is looking for the academically strong student who has a passion for public service. Click here to learn more. 

 
 
   
 
 
 
 
WGGP Programs
 
 
 
 
 

WGGP Gender Relations in International

Development Graduate Minor

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 and critically evaluate human development issues in research and policy analysis, as well as in daily life. As of 2019, GRID Alumni have come from 35 departments across campus and 50 different countries.

To learn more about the GRID minor, please contact Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu or by phone at 333-6221.

 
   
 
 
 
 

Undergraduate Certificate

in Global Health

Joint with WGGP and LAS Global Studies

Certificate Description

LAS Global Studies, in conjunction with Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP), is offering a Certificate in Global Health. This certificate is open to all undergraduate majors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

More information about the Global Health Certificate and upcoming information sessions is available here

 
   
 
 

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