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International Women's Day Celebration

Event Type
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, Humanities Research Institute
Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor (919 W Illinois St., Urbana, IL 61801)
Mar 8, 2022   3:30 pm  
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The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and the Humanities Research Institute co-host this annual event bringing together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia. Each speaker will have five minutes to tell the story of a woman in their discipline who changed the field in important ways.

Join us in person at Levis Faculty Center or watch the live stream.

Speakers include:

  • Andreas C. Cangellaris, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
  • Jacki Thompson Rand, Associate Vice Chancellor for Native Affairs
  • Carol Ammons, Illinois State Representative
  • James Anderson, College of Education
  • Ana Barros, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Dawn Blackman, Randolph St. Community Garden
  • Latrelle Bright, Department of Theatre
  • Enoma Egiebor, UIUC Student Body President
  • Kat Fuenty, Asian American Studies
  • Patty Jones, Beckman Institute
  • C. Kemal Nance, Department of Dance, African American Studies Department
  • Angharad N. Valdivia, Department of Latina/Latino Studies
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