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Fall 2019 | September 22 - September 28 | View Past Newsletters

 
 
In This Issue
 
 
 
CGS Announcements
 
 

CGS Fall Open House Reception
September 25, 2019
3 - 5pm
International Studies Building, Room 101

The Center for Global Studies cordially invites you to the CGS Fall Open House Reception! Light refreshments will be served.
 
 
 
 

Framing the Global Immigrant Challenge: Evidence from Tweets Sent by Elected Representatives
October 17, 2019
4pm
Auditorium, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Thanks to a late increase in funding from the U.S. Department of Education, CGS will be able to offer several supplementary FLAS fellowships to support graduate and undergraduate study in academic year 2019-20. This competition will be held in Fall 2019 (with an application deadline of October 15) and will be a one-time supplement to the regular competition that was held in January of 2019.  If you have applied last January but were not awarded a FLAS, we encourage you to re-submit your application for these supplementary awards. New applicants are also welcome.

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Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

CLACS Movie Night. "Blackout in Puerto Rico"
September 26, 6pm 
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. —  Trailer

 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday Forum - From Athlete to Activist: Finding Your Voice
September 27, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA

The University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
 

Gandhi, King and Our World Today
October 2, 7:30pm 
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

A two-part evening to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, which includes a staged reading of "Unexpected Contract" by Rajmohan Gandhi and "Is the Dream Alive?": a panel discussion featuring James Anderson, Ronald Bailey, and Cynthia Oliver (moderated by Rajmohan Gandhi).

 
 
 

Scholarship Versus Secrecy and Fake News Webinar - Primary Sources in an Age of Misinformation 
October 3, 1-2pm

Join Tom Blanton, Director of the NSA, to hear fascinating stories about declassified U.S. government documents obtained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from the independent non-governmental National Security Archive (NSA) at George Washington University.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Global Education Symposium
October 16-19
Most activities will take place at the College of Education

This is a four-day event with opportunities to hear students and faculty present, attend a keynote by Dean Anderson, engage in professional development activities, participate in Homecoming Weekend, and more! 
Conference themes: global education and policy, global migration and education, diversity in local and global contexts, research-based practice in schools, and adult/professional education

 
 
 
 
 
 
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
 
 

Gilman International Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019

New Conference Support Award Available Through the Campus Research Board
Application Deadline: October 16, 2019

UCI Global Scholars Early Career Fellowship
Application Deadline: October 18, 2019

Graduate College Grants & Fellowships: 2019-20 Competition Schedule

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)