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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 333-6221.
in Global Health
Joint with WGGP and LAS Global Studies
GLBL 240 and GLBL 440 are both offered Fall 2019
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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