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Join the International and Area Studies Library on Oct. 1st at 2:00 PM for our first International Cooking Show of the Fall 2021 semester! Svjetlana Stekovic will be making Buranija, a delicious bean stew from Bosnia.
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.
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.
The SRS is excited to announce our Introduction to National Bibliographies series! This multisession effort is open to students, researchers, librarians, and scientists who are interested in discovering and utilizing this essential resource.
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
We will be offering both an online, and in-person (limited, ticketed) event. Starting at 12pm, we have cultivated four individual hours of entertainment featuring a selection of martial arts, cultural arts, dance and Japanese tea ceremonies. Each hour is unique and will feature different groups from the area.
Join us for our next Cortos y conversaciones on Monday, October 18 from 4:00 to 5:00. We will spend the first part of the event chatting in small groups so that students can get to know each other. Then we will watch and briefly discuss a film short in Spanish selected by our faculty guest, Brenden Carollo.
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.
Join the International and Area Studies Library for a monthly discussion of international novels and short stories selected by area specialist librarians. For the month of October the club will be discussing "Jazz and Palm Wine" by Congolese novelist and chemist Emmanuel Dongala.
The Baltic Sea Region is home to nine countries that represent numerous cultures and societies. Through interdisciplinary scholarly discussions, the Slavic Reference Service seeks to highlight original research and facilitate thematic discussions on the countries of this world region. The forum theme for 2021 is Societies in Transition.
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.