Events of Interest to Global Studies Majors
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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.
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 Sheih, Anti-Hate Training Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago
Assistant Professor, Dr. Ryan Calder from Johns Hopkins will present on Political Economy and Islamic Finance.
Professor Magdalena Novoa will give her presentation titled, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, gender, and grassroots preservation in Wallmapu" on November 5th at 12pm.
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."
Women in Science - November Lecture Guest Speaker: Professor Colleen Bushel November 9, 2021 @ 12:00pm CST via Zoom
Professor, Dr. Diane Vaughan from Columbia University will be presenting on Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects, and Risk.