Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

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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.