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Fall 2019 | November 3 - November 9 | View Past Newsletters

 
 
In This Issue
 
 
 
CGS Announcements
 
 

Technology and Transitional Justice: Making Visible the Information Infrastructure for War Victims
November 7, 2019
Levis Faculty Center 210
4-5PM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events This Week
 
 
 
 

Mauna Kea, Colonialism, and Science: Presentation and Discussion on the Ethical Questions Surrounding the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawai’i
November 4, 6pm-8pm 
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

"How are we to understand the controversy over Mauna a Wākea and the TMT if we fail to identify or accept the context in which this battle is being waged; if we fail to critically analyze settler-colonization under U.S. occupation?" Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar

 
 
 
 
 
 

Is the European Union driving increasing demands for secession in Scotland and Catalonia?
November 5, 5pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building

This talk contextualizes the mobilization of secessionism in Scotland and Catalonia. It explores the role that European integration, as well as domestic dynamics of electoral competition, have had in the independence movements in these regions. 

 
 
 
 
 

Navigating Scholarly Publishing - Scholars' Insights into the Author Publisher Relationship - Online Workshop 
November 6, 2:30pm (CT) 

In this online discussion, four Illinois scholars will share their experiences interacting with academic publishers and getting their work published. The featured panelists (Steve Witt, Antonio Sotomayor, Mara Wade, Lydia Nguyen) have published books and scholarly articles and have edited books and academic journals. Their insights can give other scholars and graduate students a better idea of all that publishing entails. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

College of ACES Distinguished International Lecture: The Honorable Allan P. Mustard, Retired U.S. Ambassador
November 6, 4pm
Monsanto Room, ACES Library - 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana

Are trade wars good for American agriculture and agribusiness? Ambassador (retired) Mustard, who served over three decades in USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) promoting exports, including 19 years abroad as an agricultural attache, counselor, and minister-counselor, will comment on current U.S. agricultural trade policy from his perspective as the FAS historian.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday Forum: Voter Empowerment as Justice
November 8, 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
 
 
 
 

2019 Sapora Symposium
November 14-15
Colonnades Club-Memorial Stadium - 1402 S 1st St

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of College Football & the 100th anniversary of the NFL, there will be a feature panel on Nov. 14th: “Red Grange and His impact on Sport and Culture in the United States, 1924 -1989.” On Nov. 15th, invited guest speakers will speak about current issues, trends, and future growth in recreation, sport, and tourism. Students can register for a 1-hour class to attend. CRN: 70874 

 
 
 
 
 

Graduate Student Grant Writing Workshop
November 15, 12-3pm
101 International Studies Building 

WGGP and Center for African Studies are hosting a Grant Writing Workshop and Graduate Student Discussion on tips for applying for grants and fellowships. Lunch provided. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
 
 

Udall Scholarship Information Session
November 7, 3:30-4:30pm 
503 Illini Union Bookstore Building

Udall Scholarship Writing Workshop
November 8, 3-4pm 
503 Illini Union Bookstore Building

FLAS Information Sessions:
November 18, 12-1pm 
1090 Lincoln Hall

November 19, 4-5pm 
100 Gregory Hall

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

The Global and Its Worlds: IPRH Faculty & Graduate Students Fellowships 2020–21
Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

Graduate College Grants & Fellowships: 2019-20 Competition Schedule

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)