Protecting Democracy in the Age of Polarization: Lessons from Latin America
October 21, 3pm
Room 46 Information Sciences, 501 E Daniel Street
Conventional wisdom holds that, in Latin America, conflict between the president and the opposition is a recurrent source of democratic instability. This presentation shows instead that dysfunctional institutions can help us protect democracy in times of political polarization.
Migration & Game Design Working Group
October 23, 12:00-12:50pm
Room 210A, Tech Plaza,
616 E. Green St.
Racism Untaught: A pedagogigical framework focused on revealing and unlearning forms of racialized design, or design that perpetuates elements of racism, through a design research framework.
Friday Forum/Convo Cafe: [Re]Creating Media for Black Girls
October 25, 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.
Research on Migration and Education in Sweden
October 31, 11am-12pm
Room 4F (basement), College of Education
In this talk, Professors Nihad Bunar and Anna Lund (Stockholm University) will discuss challenges and opportunities associated with the arrival of over 100,000 migrant and asylum-seeking school-aged children and youth to Sweden since 2015.
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty