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Director's Welcome

On behalf of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP) at the University of Illinois, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the new semester.


If you missed the Director Welcome by Colleen Murphy last week, please click here for full welcome. 


Annual Fall Reception-THIS WEEK

The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP) invites you to join us for our annual fall reception.

Event Details
Thursday, September 6, 2018
4:00-5:00pm (remarks at 4:20pm)
Room 101 International Studies Building
(910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP online is appreciated


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IPRH Reading Group

Cross-cultural Reunderstanding of Power Harassment: Title VII and Title IX, Awareness and Action

Discussion Leader: Danielle Morrison
Director, Title IX and Disability Office

Sep. 7, 1:00-2:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 424

Sponsors: Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and WGGP

Readings available at

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Alumni Spotlight

Isabel Scarborough
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Alumnna

GRID Minor, 2012
PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology, 2012

Current Position

My current position is Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Program Director of Anthropology and Sociology, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois

See full interview here



Faculty Affiliate News

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
or (217) 333-6221.

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 2018, 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 or by phone at 333-6221.



Certificate in

Global Health

Joint with WGGP and LAS Global Studies

GLBL 240 and GLBL 440 are both offered Fall 2018

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 including upcoming information sessions is available here.

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