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In This Issue
 
 
 
CGS Announcements
 
 

Reconceptualizing Citizenship and Civic Engagement from the 
Perspectives of Newcomer Immigrant and Refugee Youth
February 26, 1-2pm 
Main Library 106

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events This Week
 
 
 
 
 

Satellites and Scandal: The Politics of Telehealth in Bolivia
February 24, 3pm 
101 International Studies Building

Evo Morales made healthcare reform one of the central features of his administration. One of the most highly publicized projects was a nationwide telehealth network, administered via Bolivia’s first communications satellite. How and why did telehealth become a political issue in Bolivia? And how can we understand the skepticism about telehealth by many urban Bolivians? 

 
 
 
 

12th Annual Sociolinguistics Symposium
February 27
Illini Union 4th floor

SOSY is a graduate student-run symposium aimed primarily at providing graduate and advanced undergraduate students a forum to present and discuss their research on topics related to sociolinguistics. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday Forum | Religious Coping with Domestic Violence
February 28, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA

The Spring 2020 Friday Forum series will highlight the work of change-makers in our community. Hear from leaders who are putting their theories in science, technology, education or social justice into practice. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 

CLACS Lecture Series. "Acoustic Surveillance in Brazil"
March 2, 3pm
101 International Studies Building

Leonardo Cardoso is an assistant professor at Texas A&M University. His work explores sound-making and auditory practices as avenues for studying the state. Cardoso’s first book, Sound-Politics in São Paulo, provides an ethnographic study of urban noise in Brazil’s most populous city. His current research project examines the relations between acoustics and political propaganda, crime control, forensic evidence, and collective deliberation in 21st-century Brazil.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Indigenous Resistance, Anti-Colonial Politics, and Global Environmental Justice
March 3, 4pm
Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium 

We live in a time defined by climate change with growing resistance to environmental degradation and extractive industries burgeoning across the globe. In the midst of this planet-wide crisis marked by debates about the Anthropocene, Indigenous peoples have been at the forefront ofenvironmental justice movements. Yet despite the tidal wave of interest in Indigenous knowledge(s) about the land, water, and sky, limited attempts have been made to theorize how conquest, occupation, and persistent colonial violence necessarily factor into debates over the environmental crisis.

 
 
 
 
 
 

International Women's Day Celebration
March 9th, 3:30-5pm 
Levis Faculty Center, Room 300

Join the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at their annual event bringing together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
 
 

Schwarzman Scholarship Information Session for Applicants from Greater China
March 3, 2-3pm
259 English Building

Schwarzman Scholarship Information Session for US/Global Applicants
March 3, 3:30-4:30pm
259 English Building

Bailey International Service Travel Scholarship 
Application Deadline: February 24, 2020

International Studies Research Lab 2020
Application Deadline: March 5, 2020

Graduate College Grants & Fellowships: 2019-20 Competition Schedule

Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)