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CGS Announcements
 
 
 

Globalizing Knowledge Series:
Global Knowledge and Transnational Crime

October 16, 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

 
 
 
 
 

Global Intersections: Student Research and Project Grants

Proposals due November 16, 2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Michael Mann, the director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center, will discuss "Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming." This lecture will begin with a review of the now-solid evidence for a human influence on the climate of recent decades. Then it will address future likely impacts of human-induced climate change including possible influences on sea level rise, severe weather, and water supply.
 
 
 
 
 
 

"#MeToo and Academia" Panel Discussion
October 17, 12-1:15pm
College of Law Auditorium, 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave 

Speakers include: Suja Thomas (College of Law, Illinois); Lesley Wexler (College of Law, Illinois); Andrea Miller (Department of Psychology, Illinois); Ran Hao (Institute of Legal Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Science).

 
 
 
 
 
 

Women in Film Middle East Film Series: Under the Skin of the City
October 18, 7:00pm
1090 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright St.

Please join CSAMES for a screening of Iranian film Under the Skin of the City (Zir-e poost-e shahr). A discussion will follow the film.

The Women in Film Middle East Film Series features films by female directors from Egypt, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Latzer Hall - University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright Street

Dr. Noelle Sullivan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University, will discuss ethical issues and limitations in medical volunteering. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
 
October 25, 12-1:30pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge (Foreign Language Building, Rm 1080)
 
The goal of Stefan Schlüter's project is to engage communities in smaller U.S. cities to examine German-Jewish themes, to openly discuss Germany today in the context of its history, and to provide opportunities to learn about contemporary Germany.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
 
 
 

2019-2020 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship
Due December 15th, 2018 

Study Abroad & Global Fieldwork for K-12 Teachers 

Global Intersection Fellowship for K-12 Teachers

GLBL 296: Women and Popular Culture in the Middle East and North Africa
Wednesdays 2:00-4:50pm, October 24th - December 12th,
2018

11 Psychology Building - Taught by Dr. Angela Williams 

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)