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Spring 2019 | February 17 - February 23 View Past Newsletters

In This Issue
CGS Announcements

Constructing Solidarities in the Global Justice Movement: A Feminist Perspective
March 13, 4pm
Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium


Girls Hold up Half the Sky: Neoliberalism meets Girls and the Media
February 27, 12pm
314B Illini Union
Lunch will be provided with rsvp by February 21st


Events This Week

Lecture by Jean-Philippe Mathy

February 18, 12pm
106 English Building


Professional Development Teachers Workshop: Celebrating Latin American Carnivals!

February 19, 4:30-6:30pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building


The University Library invites graduate students to participate in a re-visioning the Main Library building. Refreshments will be served. More information on their vision can be found here and more information on the project, including a FAQ, has been posted here. As they pursue the vision detailed above, they would like to engage members of our community in helping to shape the Main Library space. That includes graduate students, and they would like your input in helping to define the vision. 

If interested, please email Kim Matherly ( your first two choices.

· February 19, 10:00-11:00am, 106 Library

· February 19, 3:30-4:30pm, 106 Library

· February 20, 3:00-4:00pm, 106 Library

· February 21, 10:00-11:00am, 106 Library

· February 21, 2:00-3:00pm, 106 Library

Upcoming Events

CLACS Lecture Series. "The Taste of Innovation in Mérida, Mexico, and in Seville, Spain"
Feb 25, 3:00pm
101 International Studies Building
This presentation will discuss the ways in which restaurateurs in Yucatán and Seville are deploying the notion of innovation. It will also describe the strategies of innovation and retro-innovation deployed by chefs and restaurant owners seeking to attract and maintain their clientele.


47th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory
March 2-3, 8:30am
Location TBD


March 9, 8:30am-4:30pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

This one-day workshop focuses on how to approach grammar from a functional, proficiency-oriented perspective. As an official ACTFL workshop, it will address how ACTFL guidelines and assessment concepts can be applied in a daily classroom setting. The main audience is college-level language instructors; however, high school teachers are also welcome to attend. The workshop will be in English; educators of any and all languages welcome!

Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

International Activities and Compliance for AHS Researchers
February 27, 12-1pm

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships
Deadline: March 25

Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World
Intensive courses in Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, and Wolof
June 10, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)