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Book Talk With Sonia Hernandez: For a Just and Better World: Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900-1938

In her latest book, For a Just and Better World: Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900-1938, Sonia Hernández tells the story of how Caritina Piña Montalvo and other…

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FLAS 2022-23 Information Session 2

Zoom recording of the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship information session 2, held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. This information session covers FLAS for the academic year…

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Sherry L. Martin, "Public Opinion and the Indo-Pacific's Regional Architecture"

On November 16 at 12pm on Zoom, Sherry L. Martin (Acting Asia Division Chief in the U.S. Department of State's Office of Opinion Research) will give a talk that provides a historical overview of…

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Janice Jayes, "The Migration System as Modern Feudalism"

On November 9 at 12pm on Zoom, Dr. Janice Jayes will give a talk that examines the twentieth-century regulatory framework tying humans to states, its historical formation, and how it has resulted in…

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FLAS Alumni Career Panel

On October 26 at 12pm, 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…

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Resilience in the times of COVID-`19: SwaTaleem's experience with Rural Adolescent Girls

An estimated 10 million girls in India may not return to school when they reopen after the second wave of COVID-19. Furthermore, there will be an increase of more than 30 million child brides in the…

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Cameron McCarthy, "Burnished Ornamentalism: The Social Aesthetics of Postcolonial Elite Schools in Globalizing Circumstances"

This presentation addresses the matter of the management and conservation of histories (“burnished ornamentalism”) in three school sites: in Barbados, India…

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UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop - Day 2

Zoom Recording of the UIUC Illinois Global Institute Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop - Day 2. Agenda: 10am - 10:45am Keynote: Margaret Njeru, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Riara…

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UIUC IGI Summer 2021 Global Educators Workshop

Zoom Recording of University of Illinois - Illinois Global Institute Summer 2021 Global Educators workshop. Day 1 Agenda 10am to 10:45am Keynote: Caitlyn Clarke, Teaching Assistant Professor,…

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Global Platforms and Infrastructures

Digital platforms are so pervasive in our everyday life to the point that it becomes no longer meaningful to separate our lives from them. How do they shape our everyday life, cultural industry,…

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Allison Witt, "Global Education for a Post-Pandemic World"

Rather than returning to pre-pandemic normal, Higher Education must reexamine strategies for internationalization. This discussion examines previous models of internationalization to consider how…

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Remote Teaching in Times of COVID-19

COVID-19 presented the university educators with a unique set of academic challenges. Please join the CGS-funded faculty and instructors for a discussion of the issues they faced and the insights…

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Emma Robbins, "Water Scarcity & COVID-19 at the Navajo Nation"

Clean running water on the Navajo Nation has been an ongoing challenge for decades, and even today one in three families still do not have a sink and a toilet. The Navajo Water Project was started in…

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Chimène Keitner, "China's Responsibility for COVID-19: Are Lawsuits the Answer?" (Respondent: Patrick Keenan)

The U.S. response to the global pandemic has been distinctly unilateral, from its announced intention to withdraw from the World Health Organization to its decision not to participate in a WHO-led…

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Eric T. Freyfogle, "Water, Community, and the Culture of Owning"

Professor Freyfogle is the author or editor of a dozen books dealing with issues of humans and nature, some focused on legal aspects, others reaching to larger cultural and social issues. In this…

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Human Rights

Global Studies Lecture Series: James Ross Senior Lawyer, Human RightsWatch Ira Carmen, Political Science, UIUC Stephen Hartnett (moderator) Speech Communication, UIUC November 17, 2004…

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The Neo-Liberal Restructuring of Higher Education: A Global Perspective

Fazal Rizvi Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois

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Intolerance

Rajmohan Gandhi, Director of Global Crossroads and Visiting Professor at Program in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, UIUC Organization: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Big Cotton: How a Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations, and Put America on the Map

Stephen Yafa Writer and Public Intellectual

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Is Central Asia the New Middle East?

Ted Rall Universal Press Syndicate

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Women and War

Evelyne Accad College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Multinationals and Globalization

Global Studies Lecture Series: Fred M. Gottheil Economics, UIUC

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Women in the Islamic World

Lynn Welchman Senior Lecturer of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

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The Rebirth of History: Global Organized Crime and the Fall of Communism

Misha Glenny Journalist and Historian of the Balkans and the Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe

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