Center for Global Studies
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In this virtual Blackboard Ultra session, panelists from the publishing industry will discuss how emerging market, technological, regional, educational, and other trends are impacting the global publishing landscape. This discussion will contextualize emerging publishing trends across several sectors and regions for interested scholars, educators, and professionals.
At 4:00 pm on September 27, 2018, the Department of Asian American Studies will host the 11th Annual Balgopal Lecture on Human Rights and Asian Americans. The Balgopal Lecture is sponsored by a generous grant from Drs. Pallassana and Shyamala Balgopal and aims to bolster the community of scholarship at Illinois by bringing exceptional speakers to campus each fall.
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.
The Slavic Reference Service will host a workshop addressing the current state of digitization and digital collections in the area of Baltic Studies. The workshop will include expert panelists from institutions that collect and digitize materials from the Baltic countries and diaspora communities who will discuss their activities in the field.
"#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).
Professor Michael D. Kennedy will lecture on three different approaches to the scope of imagination, principles of design, and visions of consequence in the articulation of transformative knowledge cultures.
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