Security Calendar & ACDIS Speaker Series

These events are approved for students who are taking NPRE/GLBL 483 Seminar on Security and GLBL 199S Independent Study, Security Events.

Students are required to prepare a multiple choice quiz with five to ten questions and answers that exhibit an understanding of the lecture. NPRE/GLBL 483 and GLBL 199S students submit the quiz to Illinois Compass. The Certificate students submit the quiz to the ACDIS Office Staff at .

Fall 2019 – Security-related Events

DateConcentrationEventSpeakerLocation/TimeEvent Sponsors
09/06/2019MultipleThe Future of Work and Education in the Digital Age: Recommendations from the Japanese G20 and BeyondDr. Angela Lyons12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for East Asia and Pacific Studies
09/12/2019PhysicalTiananmen: The People Versus The PartyPBS Documentary Film Screening7:00 pm
The Art Theatre; 126 W. Church St., Champaign
Center for Advanced Study
9/16/2019MultipleBREXIT: Implications for Human WelfareBaroness Ruth Deech12:00 - 1:00 pm
College of Law, Rm. D
European Union Center
9/17/2019PhysicalConversations on Europe Videoconference series: "Understanding the Gilet Jaunes/Yellow vests movement in France""Top Experts from around the United States and Europe"11:00 am - 12:30 pm
International Studies Building, Rm. 232
European Union Center
09/17/2019PhysicalBecoming an Activist in Morocco: Political Socialization and Intergenerational Transmission in the Biographies of Young ProtestersChristoph Schwarz and Phillips (Universitӓt Marburg)12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
09/18/2019MultipleChina and Africa: A Personal JourneyDr. George Yu12:00 - 1:30 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies;
Department of Political Science;
Center for African Studies
09/18/2019EnvironmentFlooding and the Poor in South Africa: Analyzing Urban Environments Using the CDC’s Social Vulnerability IndexProfessor Lance Larkin12:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
Center for African Studies
09/19/2019PhysicalHow to Realize China: 30 Years After Tiananmen SquareWand Dan and Ronald E. Yates6:30 pm
Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium; 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Center for Advanced Study
09/26/2019Energy
Environment
CLACS Movie Night. "Blackout in Puerto Rico"FRONTLINE and NPR6:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Language Building
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
10/01/2019MultipleRule of Law, Belief Systems, and Economic Development: The Case of TurkeyDr. Fuat Oğuz (Visiting Scholar)12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
10/02/2019NuclearACDIS Luncheon on Opportunities for Women in Arms ControlSarah Bidgood and David Schmerler12:00 pm
Armory Building, Room 345
Program in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security
10/02/2019NuclearWMD Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Challenges, Opportunities, and CareersSarah Bidgood and David Schmerler6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1002 Lincoln Hall
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center
10/07/2019PhysicalPuerto Rican Nationalism, Latin American Solidarity, and the 1930s: How Good Was the Good Neighbor Policy?Dr. Margaret Power (Illinois Institute of Technology)3:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
10/17/2019PhysicalFraming the Global Immigrant Challenge: Evidence from Tweets Sent by Elected RepresentativesProfessor David Laitin (Stanford University)4:00 pm
Auditorium, National Center for Supercomputing Applications; 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
Center for Global Studies
10/25/2019Physical The Geopolitics of Northeast Asia: Continuing Conflicts, Popular Memory, and Economic-Cultural InterdependenceProfessor John Lie (University of California, Berkeley)12:00 - 1:30 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies;
Department of Sociology
10/28/2019EnvironmentFollowing The Water that Evaporates from the Amazon ForestDr. Francina Dominguez3:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
10/29/2019MultipleConstructing Race, Enacting Empire at the 1939 Fez Congress of Moroccan MusicElizabeth Matsushita12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
11/05/2019PhysicalSouth-South Relations in the Era of Far-Right Populism: The Syrian Refugee Crisis on Brazilian TelevisionProfessor Wail Hassan12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
11/07/2019Biosecurity
Environment
Editing Nature: Governance Hurdles and Ethical Holes in Genetic EngineeringNatalie Kofler (Yale University)5:00 pm
Knight Auditorium Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
11/11/2019PhysicalThe Migrant Passage: Clandestine Journeys from Central AmericaDr. Noelle Brigden (Marquette University)3:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St, Champaign
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies