Event Archive

  • On April 15, 2022 at 12pm CST, WGGP hosted the panel, "Feminisms, Arts and Activism: practices of resistance and solidarity in public scpace".  Individuals from Brigada Laura Rodig, Coordinadora Feminista 8M from Chile and Barrileras del 8M from Puerto Rico joined the conversation.   This event...
  • On April 1, 2022 12pm, Dr. Natasha Aruri presented "Takhayali [imagine.fem] Otherwise! Neocolonialisms, Spatial narratives, Resistance" during a virtual talk. Description: How can visual narratives of alternative worlds change the present and the future? This is...
  • On March 25, 2022 12pm, Dr. Tutin Aryanti (GRID Alumna), gave an in-person/virtual talk on, "The Women's Mosques: On Segregation and Agency".   This talk was co-sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture; Center for Global Studies; and the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern...
  • On March 23, 2022 12pm, Mayye Zayed provided a Director's Virtual Talk on her documentary, "Lift Like a Girl" that was coordinated with a film screening. Description: For over 20 years, Captain Ramadan coached world-class weightlifters in Alexandria, Egypt. A...
  • On March 8, 2022 3:30pm, WGGP and the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) hosted the annual International Women's Day event, "12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories".  This annual event brings together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a...
  • On March 3, 2022 12pm, Dr. Evelyne Accad (Faculty Emerita), gave an in-person/virtual talk on, "La Maison de la Tendresse: House of Tenderness", a collection of five short stories recounting various forms of violence experienced by women in Lebanon.  The stories center on the role of tenderness, as...
  • On February 18, 2022 12pm, Dr. Laura Roth (Visiting Research, Jame I University, Spain), gave virtual talk on, "Feminist Politics Beyond Representative Democracy: The Practices of New Municipalism" Unlike most feminist analyses of politics, Dr. Laura Roth focuses, not on traditional political...
  • On November 5, 2021 12:00pm, Dr. Magdalena Novoa (Urban and Regional Planning) gave the annual faculty affiliate lecture, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, Gender, and Grassroots Preservation in Wallmapu" Magdalena Novoa is an assistant professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the...
  • On October 29, 2021 12:00pm, WGGP hosted a panel with Xola Qosha (Housing Assembly, Cape Town South Africa) and Silvia Baptista (The West Zone Solidarity Web, Rio de Janeiro Brazil) looking at how urban movements in Brazil and South Africa through practices of care and solidarity combat insecurity...
  • On October 15, 2021 12:00pm, Dr. Tithi Bhattacharya (Purdue University) gave talk on "Solidarity and Feminism: Histories Threaded Through Race and Empire"   Dr. Tithi Bhattacharya is a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University. She is the author of The Sentinels of Culture: Class...
  • On October 11, 2021, GRID Students, Ananya Tiwari and Rama Paudel hosted a panel on "Resilience in the times of COVID-19: Swataleem's Experience with Rural Adolescent Girls" via Zoom. An estimated 10 million girls in India may not return to school when they reopen after the second wave of COVID-19...
  • On September 30, 2021 4pm, Dr. Fionnuala Ni Aolian presented a virtual talk, "The Relevance of Transitional Justice Twenty Years after 9/11" as part of the Illinois Global Institute Blueprint for Transitional Justice in the US: Building on Lessons and Insights from Global Perspectives Series...
  • On September 24, 2021 12pm, Professor Laura McCloskey is a faculty member in public health at Indiana University in Bloomington.  Her interdisciplinary research program focuses on the role of gender-based abuse in women’s health and well-being with her most recent empirical project based in South...
  • On September 7, 2021 12:00pm the panel on "Solidarity with Afghan Women" Imperial Wars and Feminists Struggles in Afghanistan" took place.   The panelists discussed current moment in Afghanistan through a historical feminist lens revealing how imperialism and religion weave the patriarchal order...
  • On April 23, 2021, a panel titled "President Biden: First 100 Days" was hosted by the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and the Center for Social and Behavioral Science.                     {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public...
  • On April 16, 2021, WGGP hosted a talk where representatives from Hoda House & EDF (Iran), La Poderosa (Argentina), and House Assembly (South Africa) shared their experience in times of COVID-19 and how their organizations showed resiliency in dealing with the hardships caused by COVID-19 and...
  • On April 13, 2021, Christina Antonakos-Wallace, director of the documentary film From Here, engaged in a panel question and answer session along with two of the film's stars, Tania Mattos and Sonny Singh. The conversation was moderated by...
  • On April 8, 2021, Lual Mayen presented a Keynote Lecture on his experience with gaming.  Description: Lual Mayen is the founder of Junub Games. He has a rich story from growing up as a refugee to becoming a game developer. For 22 of his 24 years of life, Mayen lived in a refugee...
  • On April 2, 2021, WGGP hosted a panel on Gender and Health with Professor Rachel Garthe (School of Social Work) and Professor Nic Flores (Latina/Latino Studies.) Funding provided by the Barbara A. Yates WGGP programming series.  Rachel Garthe's presentation title: “Victimization, Mental Health and...
  • On March 24, 2021, WGGP hosted a panel on Partner-Seeking, Relationships and Well-being with Professor Brian Ogolsky (Human Development and Family Studies) and Ryan Wade (School of Social Work.)                               {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/styles/...
  • On March 8, 2021 3:30pm, WGGP and the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) hosted the annual International Women's Day event, "13 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories".  This event brings together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference...
  • WGGP 40th Anniversary Symposium Reflection Panel, March 4, 2021 Moderated by Flavia Andrade Panel includes Earl Kellogg, Brenda Eheart, Gale Summerfield, Noreen Sugrue, and Colleen Murphy           {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public/...
  • WGGP 40th Anniversary Symposium on March 4, 2021 Panel on Gender and Societies Chair: Suzana Palaska-Nicholson, ACES International Programs and GRID Alumna Koeli Goel, Writer, Researcher, Community Organizer and filmmaker, and Founder-Director of the non-profit Dharitree Ecosphere Bala Saho,...
  • WGGP 40th Anniversary Symposium on March 4, 2021 Panel on Gender and Built Infrastructure Chair: Isabel Scarborough, Chair of Social Sciences, Parkland College and GRID Alumna Panelists: Cherub Antwi-Nsiah, Millennium Development Authority, Ghana Grace Malindi, Mgom'mera Seeds, Malawi Saket...
  • WGGP 40th Anniversary Symposium on March 4, 2021 Panel on Gender and Disasters Chair: Angharad Valdivia, Institute of Communications Research and GRID Alumna Panelists Tutin Aryanti, Department of Architecture, Universitas Pendidkan, Indonesia Khalida Malik, UN World Food Programme (Retired),...