Monday, October 23, 2017
Oct. 9th “Domestic Violence and the Law: Reflections from a Court Advocate” feat. Lisa Little, ICADV, Court Advocate, Courage Connection Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).
Noontime symposium with remarks by Mark Drumbl (Class of 1975 Alumni Professor of Law & Director, Transnational Law Institute, Washington and Lee University), Jessica Greenberg (Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois), and Daniel Philpott (Professor of Law and Political Science, Notre Dame University)
Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.
Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a dialogue about the sexual abuse to prison pipeline, which disproportionately affects women of color in the United States.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Presented by Anita Chan and Veronica Paredes of Media and Cinema Studies.
The Counseling Center would like to present “Facilitators and Barriers to Help-seeking: When men are targets of IPV.” This presentation will focus on male survivors of IPV as well as discussing barriers to help-seeking and healthy coping strategies. This presentation will be held at the Women’s Resources Center on October 24, 2017 at 6:00-7:00pm.
The Sankofa Outreach Team and Trauma Outreach and Prevention Team from the Counseling Center invite you to come and discuss how to develop and maintain a healthy relationship!
An event that centralizes the voices and experiences of survivors and supporters of sexual violence and dating/domestic violence by reading aloud the stories of the lived experiences of those survivors and supporters on stage. For October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month "It Happens Here" will showcase stories of survivors and supporters of dating and domestic viole
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
This talk examines the data collection process used to create network maps and assess network properties, and how we can use social network analysis to understand how these networks operate and their impact in foreign policy.
This presentation will give a brief overview of past famines and the current famine-watch crises to draw out common themes, reflect on what has changed and what has been learned about contemporary famines, and what is unique about famine prevention and response.
iCU: "Illinois Abroad: Students' Experience in Brazil"
During this ManTalks, we will focus on how performing masculinity is tied to affirming privilege and reinforcing binaries that deems many of our other identities invisible. More pointedly, we will discuss stigmas and pre-determined expectations that men of color face as they reimagine masculinity and prioritize their mental health.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
This event will feature a screening and discussion of the 2012 film "Aftermath."
A workshop completed in three parts. Room1: Why people stay in/return to an abusive relationship Room2: UIUC related social media posts showcasing the things we say without thinking and how they affect others Room3: Discussion led room where we ask what we are doing now/will do in the future
Aannual Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) Candlelight Vigil. As part of DVAM, we call upon our community to gather together to honor survivors, mourn victims, and speak out against abuse. There will be scheduled speakers followed by an open mic portion open to the public.
Come join us for a film screening of Gender Revolution! After the film screening, there will be an opportunity to talkback and discuss the film.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Fall 2017 YMCA Friday Forum: Building a Better Environmental Movement Friday Forum & Conversation Cafe collaboration lectures- Free lunch will be provided at all of these talks courtesy of OIIR's Diversity and Social Justice education unit.