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Spring 2018 | April 8 - April 14 View Past Newsletters

In This Issue
CGS Announcements

Human Rights, Gender Violence, and the Challenge of Global Governance by Number

April 10, 3:00pm
National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) -- Auditorium
NCSA will be live-streaming this event


International Studies Research Lab 2018

Dates: July 8 - July 20
Application Deadline: April 15

The Center for Global Studies, International & Area Studies Library,
and Russian, East European & Eurasian Center at the University
of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce fellowships
and research honoraria to support the internationalization of community
colleges nationwide. We invite applications from faculty, librarians,
and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula, 
instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections, or 
international education programs at their home institutions. Participation
in ISRL provides resources and time for research otherwise unavailable
to applicants. Fellows will have the opportunity to work one-on-one
with international and area studies reference librarians and explore the
unlimited print and online resources at the University Library. 
Co-sponsored by the Center for African StudiesCenter for East Asian and Pacific StudiesCenter for Latin American and Caribbean Studiesand the European Union Center.


CGS High School Summer Programs 2018

Dates: July 15 - July 20
Application Deadline: April 30 

Events This Week

April 9, 5:00pm
Foreign Languages Building - Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge)

Julia Phillips Cohen is an Associate Professor in the Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of History at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014) which has won many awards.


April 12, 3:00-4:30pm
Illini Union - Room 404

Since the 2016 election, political journalists have been operating in a whirlwind of Tweets, leaks, investigations, and shattered norms of governance. Please join a panel discussion hosted by the College of Media’s Department of Journalism that will address the challenges and implications of that whirlwind for journalism and for democratic life.


April 13-14
Various times & locations

ASO invites all to reconsider the wonders, creativity, ingenuity, and life-giving ways in which Africa has contributed to the world at their 15th Annual Spring Forum. 


April 13, 6:00-8:00pm
Music Building - Room 0359

Dr. Schultz is an Associate Professor of Music at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D in Ethnomusicology from UIUC. Her lecture is entitled "Your New Home": Gender, Emotion, and Memory in Indian Jewish Wedding Songs. 

Upcoming Events

April 17, 12:00pm
Armory Building - Room 345

Professor Emerita Evelyne Accad will be joined by Professor Hadi Esfahani (Economics & CSAMES), Professor John Ireland (French, UIC), Professor Emanual Rota (French & Italian) and Professor Emerita Beth Stafford (Library Administration and Gender & Women's Studies) in discussing the life of Paul Vieille. Lunch will be provided with RSVP by April 13th


Teaching Transitional Justice Symposium

April 20, 9:00am-3:00pm
Levis Faculty Center - Room 210

The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and the Center for African Studies are hosting a Symposium on Teaching Transitional Justice on April 20th. Lunch will be provided to participants. For meal planning purposes, please RSVP:

Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program
Register by May 1, 2018 

   The Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program offers low-cost classes in French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Latin, Greek, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Hindi and ESL. Courses are taught by UIUC instructors. Open to everyone; not for credit, just for fun! Courses are held May 14 - June 1. 

Education and Professional Training Program for New Translators of Greek Literature
Application Due May 17, 2018 

Fullbright Grants for Research, Study, and Arts
Application Due July 16, 2018 

TURK 490 - Special Topics in Turkish: Language and Culture in Turkey
Fall 2018 Course

Save the Date: Framing the Global Conference at Indiana University - Bloomington
September 27 - 30, 2018 

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)