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Spring 2019 | March 31 - April 6 View Past Newsletters

In This Issue
CGS Announcements

An Evening with Nicole Krauss
April 9, 5pm 
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 

Celebrated author Nicole Krauss reads from her new novel, Forest Dark, followed by a Q & A session with Brett Ashley Kaplan (Director, Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies).


One Woman’s Journey From Pakistan to the United States: A Struggle for Women’s Rights
April 11, 12-1pm
Main Library, Room 106

Events This Week

Intellectuals, NGOs and Social Movements Under Correa’s Regime: Collaborations and Estrangements
April 1, 3:00pm
101 International Studies Building

The talk will examine the relations between intellectuals, non-governmental organizations and social movements as well as the production of knowledge under the semi-authoritarian or “hybrid” regime of Rafael Correa (2007-2017) in Ecuador.


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

View program  ||  Register here


Friday Forum with Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence
April 5, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA


Upcoming Events

Building Global Partnerships: Sierra Leone
April 8, 5:30-7pm
University YMCA - UIUC

Join the University YMCA for a panel discussion on how the YMCAs of Sierra Leone & the University of Illinois are working to build a sustainable and equitable partnership featuring Christian M. Kamara, CEO of the YMCA in Sierra Leone, Dr. Ann-Perry Witmer (Department of Engineering), and Sam Smith (Krannert Center for Performing Arts).


A Conversation with Frances de Pontes Peebles
April 13, 2:30-4pm
IAS Library

Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty

National and International Scholarship Program Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in room 514 in the Campus Center for Advising & Academic Services at 807 S Wright St. 

Juniors & Seniors: 
Monday, April 1st: 1:30-2:00, 2:00-2:30 || Tuesday, April 2nd: 1:30-2:00, 2:00-2:30
Wednesday, April 3rd: 3:30-4:00, 4:00-4:30 || Thursday, April 4th: 3:00-3:30, 3:30-4:00

Freshmen & Sophomores: 
Monday, April 8th: 3:30-4:00, 4:00-4:30 || Tuesday, April 9th: 11:30-12, 3:30-4:00, 4:00-4:30
Wednesday, April 10th: 2:30-3:00, 3:00-3:30 || Thursday, April 11th: 2:30-3:00, 3:00-3:30
Friday, April 12th: 1:30-2:00

Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program (IFLIP)
Languages offered: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish 
May 13 - 31, 2019

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)


Fall International Engineering Courses: 

International Water Project: ENG 440/LAST 440/LAST 550

Context in International Interventions: ABE 498/AFST 495