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Spring 2019 | March 10 - March 16 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

Events This Week

Dr. Gillen D'arcy Wood presents First Ice: The Antarctic Discovery Voyages and their Legacy
March 12, 3:00pm
Main Library, Room 106

This Series explores the research process of scholars across disciplines by highlighting their scholarly works. From the moment a scholar embarks on a research project to its eventual point of completion or further continuation, she or he would have interacted with information professionals and fellow scholars in the field, worked with library and archival collections and a multitude of electronic resources and technologies.


Secessionism and Migration in Catalonia in Times of Institutional Rupture
March 12, 5pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building

Dr. Xavier Escandell of the University of Iowa will speak on secession & migration in the context of Catalonia.


Composers Forum with David Rothenberg
March 12, 4pm
Music Building, Room 359

Sudden Sound concert: Trio Senza Rete
March 14, 7:30pm
Krannert Art Museum

Improvisation workshop with Trio Senza Rete
March 15, 2pm 
Smith Memorial Hall, Room 25


Friday Forum with Kryss Chupp, Christian Peacemaker Teams
March 15, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA

The spring series will take place on Fridays from February 15 through April 19. Lectures will feature individuals, programs, and initiatives who will address topics ranging from foreign policy issues to immigration concerns, and care for the environment.

Upcoming Events

With Whatever Weapons: Mexico City’s People, National Identity, and the American Invasion, 1847
March 25, 3pm
101 International Studies Building

This talk will look at popular resistance to the American invasion of Mexico City to show how poor urban people under particular circumstances also expressed a vision of what the nation was and why it should be defended against extreme odds. It will also consider why their efforts were interpreted by both the Americans and the city’s elite as being little more than criminal behavior.


"The Korean Peninsula in Crisis?" Symposium
March 28, 9am-5pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 

Please register here


Friday Forum with Michael Metz, Radicals in the Heartland
March 29, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA



Fifth International Food Security Symposium: Building Institutional Capacity for Food Security
April 2-3
ACES Library

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Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

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)