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CGS Announcements

Globalizing Knowledge Series: Debate on the Meaning of Global/Globalizing Knowledge

September 26, 12 - 1 pm
Main Library, Room 106


MillerComm Lecture: Facts, Objects, and Visions in the 
Design of 
Globalizing Knowledge

October 24, 2018, 4pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum


Michael Kennedy
Author of Globalizing Knowledge (Stanford, 2014).

Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brown University

Events This Week
CEAPS Fall Reception
September 25, 4-5:00pm
101 International Studies Building

The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) cordially invites you to their Annual Reception. The formal program begins at 4:15 pm. Refreshments from the region will be served. All are welcome. RSVP here:

11th Annual Balgopal Lecture | "The Price of Acceptability: On the History of South Asian Immigration and Racialization in the U.S."
September 27, 4pm
Main Library, Room 66

In this lecture, Bald will draw upon past and ongoing historical research to trace out the ways that, for more than a century, South Asians have been simultaneously celebrated and vilified in U.S. popular culture and accepted only within narrowly and purposefully drawn limits as immigrants and citizens. 

REEEC Opening Reception
September 27, 4:30-6:00pm
101 International Studies Building
Please join REEEC for their Opening Reception to celebrate the start of the new academic year and their successful Title VI and Title VIII grant applications. Refreshments will be provided.
Latzer Hall - University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL

The fall Friday Forum series will take place on Fridays from September 14 through October 26

September 28th: Dr. Assata Zerai, Associate Chancellor for Diversity and Professor of Sociology, discusses the challenges of gendered digital divides. 

Upcoming Events
Room 345 Armory Building
Swarna Rajagopalan got her Ph.D. in Political Science at UIUC in 1998. She works as an independent scholar and consultant based in Chennai, India, and founded Prajnya which has worked to raise awareness about gender-based violence since 2008. Co-sponsors: Department of Political Science, CAS, CEAPS, CGS, CLACS, EUC, REEEC.  
Levis Faculty Center - 919 W Illinois St. Urbana, IL 61801
Registration Deadline: October 12

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.



Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

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

Gilman International Scholarship
Application Due: October 2, 2018

Call for Papers - St. Antony’s International Review (STAIR)
Submission Deadline: October 12, 2018

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)

Fall 2018 Courses of Interest for Global Studies:
UP 199: Race and The Global City
MACS 199: Disney's Global Media
GCL 199: Intro to Public Humanities