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Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

September 16, 2019, 12:00pm

“BREXIT: Implications for Human Welfare”

Speaker: Baroness Ruth Deech, Member of Parliment House of Lords, London

Location: College of Law, Room D
504 E. Pennsylvania Ave.

Sponsors: Family Law and Policy Program, the Epstein Health Law and Policy Program, and the European Union Center through support from the US Department of Educaiton's Title VI NRC Program

 
 
 
 
 

September 18, 2019, 12:00pm

“Unaccompanied Immigrant Kids in the United States: The Journey and the Destination”

Speaker: Lauren Aronson, College of Law

Location: Main Library, Room 106

Sponsor: The Center for Global Studies through support from the US Department of Educaiton's Title VI NRC Program

 
 
 
 

September 20, 2019, 12:00pm
“Immigration Justice Panel”

Panel presenters: Dr. Gio Guerra Perez, Dr. Korinta Maldonado, and Gloria Yen

Location: University YMCA, Latzer Hall
1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
https://universityymca.org/friday-forum/

Sponsor: University YMCA
Co-sponsors: WGGP and others

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
#WomenInHistoryWednesday
 
 
 
 
 
 

Happy #WomeninHistoryWednesday!

Ruth Nicole Brown graduated from the University of Illinois in 1998 with a degree in Political Science. She began teaching at the University of Illinois in 2006 and is now an Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Education, Policy, Organization and Leadership.

 

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Announcements
 
 
 

IPRH FACULTY & GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS 2020-21
"The Global and Its Worlds"

IPRH is pleased to announce that its theme for the 2020–21 Fellowship year will be “The Global and Its Worlds.”

IPRH is pleased to partner with the International Area Studies Centers and Thematic Programs (IASCTP) in shaping the call for IPRH Fellows.

IPRH welcomes applications from all disciplines and departments with an interest in humanities and humanities-inflected research. IPRH is especially interested in fostering interdisciplinary work, both within the humanistic disciplines, and between the humanities and the arts.

Complete fellowship application guidelines for 2020–21 can be found on the IPRH website (Faculty / Graduate Students). Applications must be submitted through an online application portal. No paper or emailed applications or letters of recommendation will be accepted.

Questions about these fellowships may be addressed to IPRH Deputy Director Nancy Castro (ncastro@illinois.edu).  

 
 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Department of Gender and Women's Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
GRADUATE INSTRUCTOR FOR SPRING 2020

GWS 350:  Feminist and Gender Theory

Applicants must be advanced UIUC Ph.D. students who will be registered in a program that has not been designated as cost-recovery or self-supporting.  ABD preferred.  Applicants should have previous teaching experience and a strong academic background in gender studies and feminist theory.

Applicants should send the following material, electronic submissions only, to sbs@illinois.edu:         

  • Cover letter (1-2 pages) stating your interest and qualifications
  • Current cv
  • Two letters of referenceCourse outline (2-3 pages), including course objectives, topics, and sample reading list

DEADLINE: October 4, 2019

 
 

New Campus Lactation Space Guide Available

For a list of available lactation spaces across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus, please visit the Campus lactation space guide located at the Women's Resources Center's webpage. 

 
 

Request for Applications: Training in Digital Methods for Humanists Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2019, 5 p.m.

Information Session: September 18, Noon | IPRH Lecture Hall (4th Floor)

IPRH announces the third cycle of a three-year competition for Faculty Fellowships that support Training in Digital Methods for Humanists (TDMH), a pilot program funded by the Investment for Growth Initiative of the Offices of the Provost and the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Full information available on IPRH website

 
 
 
 
 
WGGP Courses and Programs
 
 
 

WGGP Gender Relations in International

Development Graduate Minor

WGGP offers a graduate minor in Gender Relations in International Development (GRID). The GRID interdisciplinary minor is designed to give students the analytical and empirical skills needed to address and critically evaluate human development issues in research and policy analysis, as well as in daily life. As of 2019, GRID Alumni have come from 35 departments across campus and 50 different countries.

To learn more about the GRID minor, please contact Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu or by phone at 333-6221.

 
 
 
 

Undergraduate Certificate

in Global Health

Joint with WGGP and LAS Global Studies

GLBL 240 and GLBL 440 are both offered Fall 2019

Certificate Description

LAS Global Studies, in conjunction with Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP) is offering a Certificate in Global Health. This certificate is open to all undergraduate majors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

More information about the Global Health Certificate including upcoming information sessions is available here

** Next information session is Monday, September 16th: 10-10:30 am

 
 
Campus Courses of Interest

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