Join the Illinois Mexican & Mexican-American Students Initiative and the Universidad de Colima for the Politics of Inclusion Symposium! See more information below:
- Strengthen research collaborations with colleagues from Mexico on issues concerning the politics of inclusion in the Americas.
- To share, learn and discuss histories and strategies to better serve Mexican American and Mexican students and communities at University of Illinois Springfield and the University of Illinois System.
Professor Adriana Crocker, Ph.D. - Gender Parity in Argentina, UIS
Research Professor Claudia M. Prado-Meza, Ph.D. - Women's Activism: Analysis of Social Participation from a Gender Perspective, University of Colima, Mexico
Assistant Professor Nidia Ruedas-Gracia, Ph.D. - Keynote: The Power of Belonging, UIUC
Professor Lilia Fernandez, Ph.D. - Mexican/Chicano/Latino/a/e Students and Education in Chicago, UIC
November 17, 2023 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CDT)
University of Illinois Springfield Student Union Ballroom (2nd floor),
One University Plaza, Springfield, IL OR ZOOM
Certificate of Attendance from the University of Illinois System will be provided.
For more information, contact email@example.com or visit uillinois.edu/i-mmas
I-MMÁS represents a culture of support, building pipelines for Mexican and Mexican American students, smoothing the path, and retaining as many talented students as possible. Building a network of collaborators. I-MMÁS is about partnering in collaboration with our colleagues in Mexico. I-MMÁS will enhance ongoing efforts by the System’s three Universities to increase Mexican and Mexican-American recruitment and expand their educational opportunities. The mission of I-MMÁS is to enhance educational, cultural, scientific, technical, and social collaborations among the University of Illinois System, Mexican academic institutions, and students, by building and sustaining a large-scale presence in education and research with participating institutions.
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