At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Inclusive Illinois is excited to bring you the inaugural Faculty Women of Color in the Academy (FWCA) Conference, April 3-5, 2013, hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This year's conference will focus on Issues of Politics and Scholarship, featuring prominent keynotes and panelists.
The conference will feature keynotes by Professor bell hooks; Vice President and Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise; President María Hernández Ferrier; and Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall. In addition, moderated panels featuring Vice President and Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise, President Nancy “Rusty” Barceló, and President Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet, along with women faculty of color panelists from national institutions of higher education.
Conference topics include Research on Women of Color in the Academy; Women of Color and Promotions: Strategies for Success; Interdisciplinary Medicine and Health; and the Economics of Being a Faculty Woman of Color: Being Prepared and Planning Ahead. The conference will launch with poster sessions and featured presentations, as well as an evening Welcome Reception. All three conference days will include social events, such as networking receptions, an Exhibitors Hall, and musical performances.
The conference will take place from April 3-5, 2013 at UIUC. Details here.