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Fall 2019 | October 20 - October 26 | View Past Newsletters

 
 
In This Issue
 
 
 
CGS Announcements
 
 

SAVE THE DATE!
Climate Action Game Experiment (CAGE)

October 23, 2019
Main Library, Room 106

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

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.

 
 
 
 
 

The Geopolitics of Northeast Asia: continuing conflicts, popular memory, and economic-cultural interdependence
October 25, 12-1:30pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building

This lecture is a compressed but wide-ranging introduction to and interpretation of the political, economic, and cultural dynamics of contemporary Northeast Asia.
Register here: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/3007148

 
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 

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
 
 

Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Information Session
October 24, 3:30-4:30pm
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building

Boren Undergraduate Scholarship Writing Workshop
October 25, 3:00-4:00pm
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
Application Deadline: November 19, 2019

Graduate College Grants & Fellowships: 2019-20 Competition Schedule

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)