Northeastern to host cross-program outreach event

Monday, October 26, 2015

Northeastern Illinois University will host a program information event on Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall North.

“Engage Your World with Global Studies, Anthropology, and Latino/a and Latin American Studies” will introduce students to the merits of each program. The event is open to all current and future students who are interested in one or more of the programs. It will feature information tables, displays and demonstrations, as well as talks and discussions. Faculty will be available to answer questions.

Here are the planned sessions:

Current Events: What’s going on in the world? How can these programs help me understand it?
10-10:15 a.m.

Global Studies: Culture, Literacy, and What Americans Need to Know (Chris Schroeder)
10:15-10:30 a.m.
Anthropology: Archaeology and ISIS (Jon Hageman)
10:30-10:45 a.m.
Latino/a and Latin American Studies: Art and Memory (Emily García)
10:45-11 a.m.
Q & A session

Opportunities: What kinds of jobs and careers do these programs lead to? What kinds of research activities and internships do these programs offer?
11-11:20 a.m.

Latino/a and Latin American Studies: (Christina Bueno)
11:20-40 a.m.
Global Studies: (Tracy Luedke)
11:40 a.m.-noon
Anthropology: (Siobahn Cooke and Lesa Davis)
Noon-12:30 p.m.
Q & A session

12:30-1 p.m.
Brown Bag Lunch: Bring your lunch and eat with us! Faculty from Anthropology, Global Studies, and Latino/a and Latin American Studies will be on hand to answer questions or just chat.

Current Events: What’s going on in the world? How does it connect to my life?
1-1:15 p.m.

Anthropology: The Fraying of United Europe in the Midst of the Refugee Crisis (Russell Zanca)
1:15-1:30 p.m.
Latino/a and Latin American Studies Understanding Anti-Migrant Racism, Detention, and Deportation (Brett Stockdill)
1:30-1:45 p.m.
Global Studies: Global Media: Through the Eyes of an Ethiopian Journalist in Exile (Edie Rubinowitz)
1:45-2 p.m.
Q & A session

Roundtable: Engaging Your World—Making Your Education Count!
2-3:30 p.m.

Faculty from Global Studies, Anthropology, and Latino/a and Latin American Studies discuss education as engagement.

Reception
3:30-5 p.m.

Meet faculty and students from Global Studies, Anthropology, and Latino/a and Latin American Studies and enjoy a snack and a beverage.