blog posts primary for post 1809803638 Career Opportunities in Foreign Language and Area Studies by Maria DorofeevaApr 12, 2022 2:15 pm On October 26, 2021, Center for Global Studies (CGS) held a virtual “FLAS Alumni Career Panel,” that focused on the strategies for using foreign language and area studies skills on the job market for current and recent graduate students. This blog post discusses this event and explores the key role that foreign language and area studies education can play in career succes. primary for post 1195346072 Global Studies, Librarianship, and the Job Market by Nathan SonnenscheinMar 31, 2022 3:00 pm Nathan Sonnenschein, a former graduate assistant at the Center for Global Studies, discusses how his experiences at CGS prepared him for the job market. primary for post 717416578 The Impact of the 2021 International Studies Research Lab by Nathan SonnenscheinNov 17, 2021 12:00 pm Through the International Studies Research Lab (ISRL), the Center for Global Studies and collaborating centers leverage the campus’ expertise and vast library resources to support the development of international and area studies programming in community colleges across the country, providing access to important US Department of Education Title VI resources to institutions and regions without direct access to these important grant funds. primary for post 355757220 April 2021 iSEE Congress “The Future of Water” by Maria DorofeevaMay 19, 2021 3:30 pm This year’s Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment at University of Illinois (iSEE) Congress was co-organized with the Center for Global Studies, in partnership with the Illinois Global Institute and the Joint Area Centers Symposium (JACS), four of which are funded through U.S. Department of Education Title VI grants. The series of Zoom events brought together a diverse group of researchers, educators, journalists and activists to address global water crises under the rubric of “The Future of Water”, and to introduce the Illinois campus and community to cutting-edge thinking from highly influential scholars on topics ranging from drought to the global politics of water to pollution, public health, and biodiversity. primary for post 559723214 SAOA: The South Asian Open Archives by Nathan SonnenscheinApr 6, 2021 12:00 pm The South Asian Open Archive (SAOA) is an initiative that makes open access materials on South Asia available for teaching and research. primary for post 381090688 At Home with Over 170 Million News Stories: My Assistantship with the Cline Center over Covid-19 by James SteurApr 2, 2021 3:45 pm PhD student, James Steur, talks about his experiences during Covid-19. primary for post 1522011074 “Global Education Symposium,” October 14-17, 2020 by Patti ArthurDec 17, 2020 12:00 pm Proving stronger than an epidemic, the University of Illinois College of Education and Office of International Programs presented the “Global Education Symposium” on October 14-17, 2020. Educators and students from around the world shared knowledge and personal thoughts, albeit, through the travel agent known as Zoom. primary for post 504556495 Spurlock Museum Big History Project by Kim Sheahan SanfordDec 11, 2020 12:00 pm Hi. I’m Kim Sheahan Sanford, the Spurlock Museum’s assistant director of education, and I have a confession to make. Sixth graders are my favorite students on earth. They are willing to suspend disbelief as I tell them a myth or a folktale, but they also latch onto adult concepts, like reincarnation and the development of complex writing systems. primary for post 1856922812 Web Archiving and the Global Response to COVID-19 by Nathan SonnenscheinJun 2, 2020 12:00 pm One doesn’t need to look far to see how much the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world, halting the mobility of people and goods that we took for granted as critical components of the global economy. This crisis has put a strain on nearly every system of our global society, impacting every sector of civil society. To attempt to preserve some of the initial reactions and concerns brought about the health emergency, the Center for Global Studies and the International and Area Studies Library began archiving websites of civil society organizations around the world as they respond to this crisis.