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Giving Support for Student Research
 
 
 
 Jean Due and GRID Student Sophy Cai, April 2016
 

 

WGGP Giving Opportunites help to support student fellowship and annual research awards for Graduate Students.  WGGP Administers the Rita and Arnold Goodman Fellowship along with the Barbara A. Yates International Award, the Due Ferber International Research Award (in honor of Jean Due and Marianne Ferber), and the Evelyne Accad and Paul Vieille Research Award focusing on research in North Africa and the Middle East.  More details available on giving page.

 
 
 
 
Save The Date
 
 
 


#MeToo and Academia 

February 13th 

12:00-1:15pm

Room 210 Levis Faculty Center

 

 

 
 

 

WGGP Faculty Affiliate Lecture

 

“Girls Hold up Half the Sky:
Neoliberalism meets Girls and the Media”

Professor Angharad Valdivia
Institute of Communications Research

February 27, 2019

12-1:15pm

Room 314B Illini Union

 

 

 
 

Co-hosted by WGGP and IPRH

International Women’s Day Celebration

"12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories"

March 8, 2019

3:30-5:00pm

3rd Floor Lecture Hall,  Levis Faculty Center 

 

 

 
 
 
Spring 2019 Courses
 
 
 
WGGP Courses
 

WGGP 581 Gender Relations & International Development (64395) credit: 4 hours.

Interdisciplinary seminar examining theoretical and empirical research on gender and the transformation of social and economic structures. Students will develop a comparative perspective on issues of women and public policy by contrasting and comparing such policies in North and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Same as GWS 512 and SOCW 581.

Course will be held Thursdays 2:00-4:50pm

For more information about the GRID Course or the GRID Minor, please contact Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu

 
 

GLBL 340 Global Health: Policy & Governance credit: 3 hours.
Identifies central and emerging global health issues and analyzes them through the lenses of governance, policy and gender. Focuses on structural, policy, and institutional perspectives on global health, with emphasis on how decisions are influenced and made. Prerequisite: GLBL 240 or consent of instructor.

63807 Lecture-Discussion
A 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM   Tuesday/Thursday                 330 - Armory              


In this course, we use a set of interdisciplinary readings and discussions to identify central and emerging issues in the study of global health and analyze them through the lenses of governance, policy and gender. We focus on structural, policy, and institutional perspectives on global health, with emphasis on how decisions are influenced and made. Pre-req: GLBL 240 or consent of instructor.

 
 
 
 
 
WGGP Fellowship and Awards- Deadline Feb 17th
 
 
 

 

WGGP 2019-20 Graduate Student Award Application Now Available

 

The application for 2019-20 Rita and Arnold Goodman Fellowship along with other WGGP Awards is now available.  Complete details available at:

http://wggp.illinois.edu/academics/funding.html

 

2019-20 application deadline is February 17, 2019 at 11:59pm

 

Online application available at

https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/616805

 

Link for referees to complete letter of recommendationhttps://forms.illinois.edu/sec/8218703

 
 
 
Announcements
 
 
 

Visiting Gender Extension Strengthening Specialist

The Department of Agricutlural and Consumer Economis is hiring a Visiting Gender Extension Strengthening Specialist.  Application deadline is January 15, 2019.  More information available at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=107322 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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