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November 11 ♦  Fall 2019 ♦  View Past Newsletters

NEWS
 
 
 
 
WGGP Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

November 13, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm
Migration & Game Design Working Group

Speaker: Siebel Center for Design Group

Location: Informatics, Room 210A, Tech Plaza, 616 E. Green, Suite 210

Sponsor: WGGP, Playful by Design: Illinois Interdisciplinary Game Studies (PbD), and the Siebel Center for Design (SCD)

 
 
 
 

November 13, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Distinguished Alum Speaker Series: Dr. Jungmin Kwon
Author of "Straight Korean Female Fans and Their Gay Fantasies"


Speaker: Dr. Jungmin Kwon, Portland State University

Location: 336 Greg Hall

Sponsor: Institute of Communications Research
Co-sponsors: WGGP and others

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Campus Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

November 11, 2019, 5:15-7:00pm
Screening of Sand Storm (Sufat Chol)

Location: Lucy Ellis Lounge (FLB)

Film Discussant:
Professor Liat Miggid Alon with provide short discussion following the screening

Sponsor: Illinois Global Institute and Center for Global Studies

 

 

 

It's International Week!

Through numerous educational, cultural, and recreational events co-hosted by student groups, centers, colleges, units, and local partners, International Week aims to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available in our community. International Week 2019 will take place from November 10-16.

Check out more ways to participate across campus from the International Week Events Calendar

 
 
 
 

November 12, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm
Women in Entrepreneurship: Lunch and Learn Seminar

1:00pm-2pm

Women in Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship Roundtable

Speaker: Rebecca Darr (CEO, WINGS Program,Inc)
 

Location: 3041 Business Instructional Facility 

Sponsor: Orgin Ventures Academy For Entreprenureial Leadership

 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, November 15th
5:00-7:30pm

More information at https://publish.illinois.edu/whylibraries/program/

The 29th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture:
“The evolving library profession and education driving social justice: a perspective from the Global South”

Deans’ welcome by Stephen Downie, Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Reggie Raju, Director of Research & Learning, University of Cape Town Libraries
Jaya Raju, Professor and Head of the Department of Knowledge and Information Stewardship, University of Cape Town

Chair: Clara M. Chu, Mortenson Distinguished Professor and Director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs

 
 
 
 
 

November 15-17, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm
3 Day Startup Illinois Social Innovation

Location: Temple Hoyne Buell Hall Atrium & Plym Auditorium (134 TBH)

Sponsor: Orgin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Co-sponsors: Gies College of Business, Illinios Social Innovation

 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Click for full list of Fall 2019 Events

 
 
 
 
 
#WomenInHistoryWednesday
 
 
 
 
 
 

Happy #WomeninHistoryWednesday!

This week we celebrate Leslie Erganian!

Receiving the Outstanding Teaching Award in ‘81 and ‘82 as a graduate student, she moved on to have her work displayed in Phyllis Needlman Gallery in Chicago. As an alum, she is a well-known artist/photographer with several exhibitions and public appearances.

More details at: https://gec150.web.illinois.edu/1980s/leslie-erganian/

This series is displayed every Wednesday on our website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

 
 
 
 
 
Faculty Affiliate News
 
 
 
 
 

 

WGGP Faculty Affiliate, Hope Michelson, named ACES International Joint Research Grant recipient for collaboration with Sokoine University, Tanzania looking at the market-level impact of fertilizer quality initiatives in Tanzania. Click for more information

 
 
 
 
 
 
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

 
 
 

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