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Campus Events This Week
 
 
 
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WGGP Faculty Affiliate, Cindy Buckley, discusses conflict and migration in Ukraine

January 28, 2020 12:00-1:00pm

Conflict, Migration, and Return: Negotiating Registration and Displacement in Ukraine, 2014-present

Speaker: Cynthia Buckley, Sociology

Location: Main Library, Room 106

Sponsor: Center for Global Studies

 
 
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Spring 2020 Student Art Exhibition
"Objects Who Hold, Objects Who Let Go"

Location: Department of Latina/Latino Studies, 1207 W. Oregon, Room 105

The student exhibition "Objects Who Hold, Objects Who Let Go" is up throughout the Spring Semester in La Estación Gallery at the Department of Latina/Latino Studies (1207 W. Oregon, room 105, Urbana). Come see some experimental art work that critically engages race, nation, gender, and sexuality. The Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5pm.  Please spread the word! All are welcome!

 
 
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January 30, 2020, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Education Justice Project Information Session
What I've Learned from Teaching in a Prison

Location: Education Justice Project Community Space
1001 S. Wright St., Room 121

Sponsor: University YMCA

 
 
 
 
Upcoming WGGP Events
 
 
 

WGGP Faculty Affiliate Talk with Dr. Dara Goldman

Lunch w/ RSVP by Feb. 3 https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1111805

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SAVE THE DATE

International Women's Day 2020

"12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories"

Monday, March 9th
3:30-5:00pm

 Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor

12 Illinois faculty tell the 5 minute story of a woman in his or her discipline that changed the field in important ways.

 
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February 6, 2020, 9:00am-5:00pm
"Revival fo Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa" Interdisciplinary Conference

Location: 4th Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana

Sponsors: Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Center for African Studies
Co-sponsors: WGGP and others

 
 
 
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February 3, 2020, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Refugee Passage: The Spectacle of Magnanimity and the Politics of Nepali-Bhutanese Arrival in the United States

Speaker: Dr. Retika A. Desai, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Department of Asian American Studies Conference Room, 1208 W. Nevada Street, Urbana

Sponsor: Department of Asian American Studies

 
 
 
 
WGGP Fellowship and Awards Deadline- February 17th
 
 
 

WGGP 2020-21 Graduate Student Award Application Now Available

The application for 2020-21 Rita and Arnold Goodman Fellowship, Barbara A. Yates Fellowship along with other WGGP Awards is now available.  Complete details available at:

https://wggp.illinois.edu/academics/graduate-fellowships-and-awards

2020-21 application deadline is February 17, 2020 at 11:59pm

Online application available at
https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/3033349

Link for referees to complete letter of recommendation https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/4574957

 
 
 
 
#WomenInHistoryWednesday
 
 
 
 
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Happy #WomeninHistoryWednesday!

This week we celebrate Jeanette McCollum!  

Jeanette McCollum was a major influence in the Special Educ. Department. Now Professor Emeritis, she is a leader in research/personal preparation for Early Childhood Special Education. In honor of her research, she has an award instituted in her name.  

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

 
 
 
 
 
Faculty Affiliate News
 
 
 
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WGGP Faculty Affiliate, Professor Rebecca Thornton (Economics),  has been named as Center for Advanced Study Associate for 2020-2021. 

 
 
 
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FLAS Fellowships: Application deadline, January 31, 2020

If you are considering studying a foreign language this summer or in the coming year, please apply for one of our FLAS Fellowships.  The deadline is next week: http://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisflas/

Deadlines:

Application due Friday, January 31, 2020 (11:59pm CST)
Letters of Recommendation due Friday, February 7, 2020 (11:59pm CST)

 

 
 
 
 
WGGP 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 340 is offered each Spring

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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