Fall 2013

“The Rainbow Curtain: LGBT Intolerance in Eastern Europe and Eurasia”

Speaker Prof. Cynthia Buckley
Date Sep 13, 2013
Time 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location 3057 Lincoln Hall
Cost Free and open to the public
Sponsor WGGP Co-sponsors: Agricultural and Consumer Economics; Illinois Program in Law and Philosophy; Lemann Institute; Latina/Latino Studies; Sociology, and Social Work; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center

“Mexican Americans and the Question of Race: Discourses of Whiteness and Racial Otherness on the US Census”

Speaker Prof. Julie Dowling, Latina/Latino Studies
Date Oct 11, 2013
Time 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location 3057 Lincoln Hall
Cost Free and open to the public

Sponsor WGGP; Co-sponsors: Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Illinois Program in Law and Philosophy, Lemann Institute, Latina/Latino Studies, Sociology, and Social Work

Sarah Pfatteicher, “Universal Design for Disaster Management”                              October 14, 2013  4:00-5:00pm                                                                                         Location: 1310 Newmark Hall                                                                      http://www.engr.wisc.edu/cee/faculty/pfatteicher_sarah.html

“Reconceiving Surrogacy: Toward a Reproductive Justice Account of Indian Surrogacy”

Speaker Prof. Alison Bailey, Illinois State University
Date Nov 8, 2013
Time 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location 228 Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright
Cost Free and open to the public

Sponsor WGGP and Department of Philosophy

Thurow Event November 12

Roger Thurow Film Preview followed by a panel discussion, “The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Community on the Brink of Change.” The panel discussion will include Thurow, the documentary filmmakers, film study faculty from Ithaca College and New York University, and a few members of the UIUC faculty.                       Tuesday, November 12th 3pm, Spurlock Auditorium                                                       

Co-sponsors: Anthropology; Center for Advanced Study; Center for African Studies; Civil & Environmental Engineering; College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences; College of Business; College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; European Union Center through a US Department of Education Title VI Grant;  History; Human & Community Development; Illinois Program in Law and Philosophy; International Programs and Studies, Philosophy; School of Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics; School of Social Work; Sociology

Roger Thurow Event Poster (click for pdf version of poster)