Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://forms.gle/EFf7dqydw2hppuXo6

    February 9th guest speaker Dr. Brenda Molano-Flores is Senior Plant Ecologist at the Illinois Natural History survey part of the Prairie Research Institute and will speak about her research on plant reproductive ecology, conservation biology and plant-insect interactions.

Monday, February 15, 2021

    • 6:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KoR5hOWTR0y3nrqYbB_I9g

    Book club discussion for Illinois Alumna Mikki Kendall’s book “Hood Feminism”. Please email Anita Kaiser at arkaiser@illinois.edu if you would like a complimentary copy of the book. Limited copies available. 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

    • 4:00
    • vimeo.com/showcase/rbg-univofillinois-private

    Women & Gender in Global Perspectives and the Women’s Resources Center are thrilled to host a virtual screening of the acclaimed documentary, RBG. This film follows the life and legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It will be available for viewing, for free, beginning at 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, February 16th until 4 p.m. CST Thursday, February 18th

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    • 4:00
    • vimeo.com/showcase/rbg-univofillinois-private

    Women & Gender in Global Perspectives and the Women’s Resources Center are thrilled to host a virtual screening of the acclaimed documentary, RBG. This film follows the life and legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It will be available for viewing, for free, beginning at 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, February 16th until 4 p.m. CST Thursday, February 18th

    • 4:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FjurEAe-QNuzT0yut3PNxA

    On Wednesday, February 17th at 4 p.m. CST, there will be a virtual conversation with RBG film directors, Julie Cohen and Betsy West. This is event is hosted by Women & Gender in Global Perspectives and the Women’s Resources Center and is co-sponsored by Gender & Women’s Studies. Please share widely, and we hope to see you there!

Thursday, February 18, 2021

    • 4:00
    • vimeo.com/showcase/rbg-univofillinois-private

    Women & Gender in Global Perspectives and the Women’s Resources Center are thrilled to host a virtual screening of the acclaimed documentary, RBG. This film follows the life and legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It will be available for viewing, for free, beginning at 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, February 16th until 4 p.m. CST Thursday, February 18th

Thursday, March 4, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_atuK6p37QeudxGFH_MpmHg

    WGGP will host its 40th Anniversary Symposium via zoom bringing together various alumni to discuss their research. The symposium will also include a reflection panel with look at WGGP contributions over the years. All are welcome. Full program coming soon.

Monday, March 8, 2021

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • http://go.illinois.edu/womensday

    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.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://forms.gle/bi1o6oYt1F15hKHH8

    March 9th guest speaker Dr. Catherine J. Murphy is the Larry R. Faulkner Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Head of the Department of Chemistry and will discuss her research on inorganic nanomaterials applications and the chemical interactions these nanomaterials have with their surroundings.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

    • 12:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_G3VsLBHGRuSJLYdGejQmwA

    Panel discussion on partner-seeking, relationships, and wellbeing. Panelists include Professor Ryan Wade (School of Social Work) and Professor Brian Ogolsky (Human Development and Family Studies).

Friday, April 2, 2021

    • 12:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-orJL6rXSgmlPcaAbjxS0A

    Panel discussion on transgender and non-binary issues. Panelists include Professor Rachel Garthe (School of Social Work) and Professor Ghassan Moussawi (Dept. of Sociology, Gender and Women's Studies). 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://forms.gle/g7G439AwuDK7hnb4A

    April 6th guest speaker Dr. Rebecca Lee Smith is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology through the College of Veterinary Medicine and Associate Professor of Biomedical and Translational Science through the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Smith will discuss her work in epidemiology.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021

    • 12:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4pWoS64KRXCfMHKk3vuJ0Q

    The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and The Center for Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Illinois, are hosting a panel presentation on “Post-Election First 100 Days”, with a focus on how social issues, particularly those related to women and gender, are developing/progressing. The event will take place on April 23rd at 12pm via Zoom webinar

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://forms.gle/A8g6oyQv4jQjrqxN9

    May 11th guest speaker Dr. Ruby Mendenhall is an Associate Professor in Sociology, African American Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, and Social Work. Dr. Mendenhall will speak about her interdisciplinary work that focuses on issues of social inequality and economic mobility.