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International Women's Day Celebration | "Twelve Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories"

Event Type
Festival/Celebration
Sponsor
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program
Location
Third Floor Lecture Hall (Room 300), Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)
Date
Mar 9, 2020   3:30 pm  
Contact
Anita Kaiser
E-Mail
arkaiser@illinois.edu
Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program co- host an 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 the woman in his or her discipline that changed the field in important ways. 

 Refreshments will follow.

SPEAKER LIST

Robert J. Jones
Chancellor

Shanondora Billiot
School of Social Work

Cynthia Buckley
Department of Sociology

Jennifer L. Davis
Department of Anthropology

Margareth Etienne
College of Law

Irvin Joseph Hunt
Department of English

King Li
Dean, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Gioconda Guerra Perez
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity

Gene E. Robinson
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Medra Roberts-Southerland
Diversity Committees and Advocacy

Gabriel Solis
Head, Department of Theatre

Ruth Sosnoff
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