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PhD Candidate, Austin Kozlowski from the University of Chicago will be presenting on Computational Sociology.
Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture Marc Martin-Casas Seed Investments and Venture Development, Illumina Accelerator "Building Breakthrough Genomics Startups"
Prof. Cameron McCarthy will give a presentation that addresses the matter of the management and conservation of histories ("burnished ornamentalism") in three school sites: Barbados, India, and Singapore. These schools form a part of a 5-year, 9-country study of postcolonial elite schools in globalizing circumstances.
In this seminar we will speak with girls from rural India and their teachers to understand how COVID-19 affected India, and in particular, girls' education which has been at the forefront in the Global South. We will also speak with grassroots team members and co-founder of the non-profit SwaTaleem to understand how girls and other stakeholders responded at this time.
Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Eliza Benites from CNRS-LATTS will be presenting on ethnography, work, and housing.
October 12th guest speaker Dr. Patricia Gregg is an Associate Professor of Geology, Dr. Gregg will discuss her research on volcanic systems and volcano evolution on land, on the seafloor and on other worlds.
Donna Maney, PhD Emory University; Professor of Psychology "Inside the Supergene of the Bird with Four Sexes"
Join us for our latest series which highlights the intersection of food, science, and culture, with meals tailored by campus chefs paired to each lecture. Soo-Yeun Lee, Professor of Food Science at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who will discuss “Ooh that stinky cheese... why do we love it so much?” - diversity of appreciation in olfaction.
Tithi Bhattacharya is a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University. She is the author of The Sentinels of Culture: Class, Education, and the Colonial Intellectural in Bengal (Oxford University Press, 2005) and the editor of the now class study, Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression (Pluto Press, 2017).
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 15 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Healing Communities: Creating Equitable & Justice Communities through Trauma Informed Community Building" Speaker: Karen Simms, Founding Director of CU Trauma and Resilience Initiative
Nathan Hillson, PhD Director of Synthetic Biology Informatics at the Joint Bioenergy Institute (JBEI) "Opportunities for CABBI Collaboration with JBEI (and other DOE assets) in Laboratory Operations and Data Management Infrastructure"
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.
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 22 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Lecture: "Moving Upstream: An Anti-Racist Approach to Healthcare Education" Speaker: Kaitlyn Reedy-Rogier, Program Coordinator for the Pipeline to Compassionate Care Project
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.
Tamarra James-Todd, Phd Harvard University; Mark and Catherine Winkler Assistant Professor of Environmental Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Environmental Chemical Exposures & Women's Reproductive Health"
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.
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.
Fall 2021 YMCA Friday Forum | Unpacking Racism: What Are We Carrying? Friday, October 29 @ 12:00pm CST In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom Speaker: Catherine Shieh, Anti-Hate Training Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Chicago