Gender Equity Council


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room 345 Armory Building

    Swarna Rajagopalan got her Ph.D. in Political Science at UIUC in 1998. She works as an independent scholar and consultant based in Chennai, India, and founded and runs Prajnya which has worked to raise awareness about gender-based violence since 2008.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    • 12:00 pm
    • College of Law Auditorium, 504 E. Pennsylvania, Champaign

    "#MeToo and Academia" Series. This is one of two events this year. The next event will take place on February 13th at noon. Speakers include: Suja Thomas (College of Law, Illinois); Lesley Wexler (College of Law, Illinois); Andrea Miller (Department of Psychology, Illinois); Ran Hao (Institute of Legal Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Science).

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

    • 7:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbna.

    Description: In 2003, Mrs. B. left her husband and two sons behind in North Korea and was sold into marriage. A decade later, she's running a robust trafficking business from a small farm in northern China. This film is a closely observed verite portrait of a world-weary woman who finds herself between countries, worlds, and families. The result is a powerful look at the

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    • 12:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street

    Achieving food security continues to be a daunting challenge for the African continent. But, while the challenge is enormous, so are the opportunities. With the right investments, strategies, policies, and the launch of programs and initiatives that take into consideration Africa’s smallholder farmer’s knowledge and wisdom while incorporating recent science-based and other

    • 7:30 pm
    • The Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church, Champaign

    Before the Flood is a 2016 documentary film about climate change directed by Fisher Stevens. The film was produced as a collaboration between Stevens, Leonardo DiCaprio, James Packer, Brett Ratner, Trevor Davidoski, and Jennifer Davisson Killoran. Martin Scorsese is an executive producer.