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Spring 2018 ♦  March 12, 2018 ♦  View Past Newsletters

This Week
Upcoming Events

YMCA Friday Forum:
Strong Women Reclaiming Imagery

Speakers: Native POP Collective

Friday, Mar. 30
University YMCA Latzer Hall
1001 S. Wright Street, C.
More information here
Co-sponsored by WGGP

Native POP Collective

MaryBeth Timothy (Cherokee), Serena Penaloza (Navajo and Maricopa), and Brent Learned (Cheyenne-Arapaho) will showcase street, progressive, contemporary, and pop art working to to reclaim indigenous imagery.

About the Artists:
Native POP is a collective of indigenous artists re-appropriating and reclaiming indigenous imagery that has been exploited by mainstream society, and depicting it through a Native artist’s eyes. The collective is working to educate the public that Native people do more than traditional arts and crafts; they also make progressive art that is intelligent and provocative.


April Speaker
Rebekah Niblock
Staff Attorney, The Immigration Project

Wednesday, Apr. 4
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.


The Illinois Alumni Association &
Illinois International Programs invites you to attend


A panel discussion with breakfast featuring the
2017/18 International Achievement Award Recipients

April 4, 2018    8:30am.
Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom

Jinwoo Cheon
Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement

Benjamin J. Lough
Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement

Adam Brakhane
Charles C. Stewart International Young Humanitarian Award

Richard Oliver Bido-Medina
Illinois International Graduate Achievement Award

Naomi Kainuma 
Illinois International Undergraduate Achievement Award

The panel is free and open to the public but a reservation is requested

Breakfast will begin at 8:30am & the panel discussion will begin at 9:00a.m.




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