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Fall 2018 | December 2 - December 8 View Past Newsletters

In This Issue
CGS Announcements

Globalizing Knowledge Series: Global Knowledge and Governance

December 4, 2018, 12-1pm
Main Library, Room 106


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Application due Friday, January 25, 2019 (11:59pm CST)
Letters of Recommendation due Friday, February 1, 2019 (11:59pm CST)

Events This Week

Historical Diversity Predicts Contemporary Tolerance: The Cultural Legacy of the Ottoman Empire in Turkey
December 3, 12pm
109 English Building

Professor Avital Livny will discuss her paper “Historical Diversity Promotes Contemporary Tolerance: The Cultural Legacy of the Ottoman Empire in Turkey.” Please feel free to bring your lunch. 


Gifts from Abroad: American Library Association and the Post-World War II Reconstruction of Library Collections in Poland and Germany
December 4, 12pm
101 International Studies Building

The topic of the devastation of libraries during WWII has been well publicized. However, the American Library Association's assistance with postwar cultural rehabilitation of European and Asian libraries remains relatively unknown. 


Magic Realism...How to Achieve a Sustainable Food Future
December 4, 4:00pm
Monsanto Room, ACES Library

Dr. Echeverría will discuss research-based solutions to solve global challenges driven by six key factors concurrently impacting humanity: population growth, environmental degradation, digital revolution, urbanization, climate change, and biotech innovations. He aims to motivate a new generation to use technical and institutional changes to solve international and environmental challenges in a collective and sustained manner.


Thank you to everyone who attended our events this year!
We look forwarding to seeing you at our future events!
Enjoy your Winter Break!

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Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program (IFLIP)
Classes will meet January 2-11, 2019, 3.5 hours per day (M-F.)

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

Bailey Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2019

Study Abroad & Global Fieldwork for K-12 Teachers 

Global Intersection Fellowship for K-12 Teachers

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)