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CGS Announcements

Global Trends in Higher Education
January 22nd
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)

Upcoming Events

Tourism in the Arab World

January 22, 5pm 
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building


Doha Dames, Muscat Men: Reflections from a Teacher Study tour to Qatar and Oman

January 29, 12pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building


Audible Cosmology: Belfries, Minarets, and the Sounding of Ethnoreligious Sentiment in Post-2000 Bulgaria

January 31, 12pm
Music Room, Levis Faculty Center, Suite 200

Professor Buchanan’s paper concerns how the interface of the everyday and the cosmological in postsocialist Bulgaria is being sounded, heard, and enacted through cultural performance. 


Tracking an Extremely Infections Vector Borne Disease in the Indian Continent: The Case of Kyasanur Forest Disease

February 5, 12pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building


Cultural Heritage for the Future: Can UNESCO’s Convention to Safeguard the World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Succeed?
February 7, 4pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

Dr. Frank Proschan is an anthropologist and folklorist. From the 1980s, he collaborated with colleagues in Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia in research and capacity building on languages, folklore, ethnology and museums. He worked at UNESCO between 2006-2015, where he was involved in the global implementation of the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. He also has been a curator at the Smithsonian Institution and a research professor at Indiana University.

Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

Call For Abstracts: "New Perspectives of Cultural Contact and Exchange"
Deadline: January 20, 2019

Bailey Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2019

Temporary Lecturer Position, Department of Global Studies - UC Santa Barbara
Deadline: October 31, 2019

Study Abroad & Global Fieldwork for K-12 Teachers 

Global Intersection Fellowship for K-12 Teachers

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)