Campus Political Activities courtesy of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The participating curators and scholars will address the challenges, as well as the new trajectories and avenues for engaging the public that emerged as the result of the global health and race crises. The goal of this panel is to generate active discussions about the impact of these events on the museum as an institution, curatorial practices, and museum professionals.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Monday, October 25, 2021
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Current and recent graduate students are invited to a career exploration panel focusing on using foreign language, area studies, and thematic studies in the job market. Join CGS and UIUC FLAS alumni for this online event to hear professionals and practitioners discuss their current positions and paths from graduate study to employment.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Franita Tolson is Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Her scholarship and teaching focus on the areas of election law, constitutional law, legal history and employment discrimination.
Friday, October 29, 2021
Join us for another dialog in WGGP’s ongoing conversation with grassroots activists. This time we will explore with activists from Brazil and South Africa how their movements engage in practices of care and solidarity to combat insecurity in food, health, land and housing, and violence based on race, class, and gender inequalities.
Monday, November 1, 2021
Assistant Professor, Dr. Ryan Calder from Johns Hopkins will present on Political Economy and Islamic Finance.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Friday, November 5, 2021
Professor Magdalena Novoa will give her presentation titled, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, gender, and grassroots preservation in Wallmapu" on November 5th at 12pm.
Monday, November 8, 2021
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Brian Foster from University of Virginia will be presenting on "I Don't Like the Blues: Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life."
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Monday, November 15, 2021
Professor, Dr. Diane Vaughan from Columbia University will be presenting on Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects, and Risk.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Monday, November 29, 2021
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Kate Pride Brown from Georgia Tech will be presenting on Environment and Society - Nuclear Renaissance.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Monday, December 6, 2021
Professor, Dr. Juliet Schor from Boston College will be presenting on Gig Labor and Sharing Platforms.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
The Humanities Research Institute 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.