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Founded in 2011, the International and Area Studies Library is dedicated to information and scholarship related to area, international, and global studies.
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IAS Library Mar 18
Looking for a great book to read over spring break? Check out THE AIR YOU BREATHE by Frances de Pontes Peebles, who will visit on Saturday, April 13! and also have copies of the book — and of THE SEAMSTRESS!
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IAS Library Mar 15
We can't wait for Saturday, April 13! Frances de Pontes Peebles, author of THE SEAMSTRESS () and THE AIR YOU BREATHE (), will be at the . Join us for a conversation about Brazil, books, historical research, writing, and so much more!
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IAS Library Mar 14
The International and Area Studies Library will have reduced hours for spring break, from 3/16 - 3/24. We'll be open 9-5 Monday-Friday next week, so stop by if you're still on campus!
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IAS Library Mar 13
Join us tomorrow night from 6:30-8:30 pm at for Bitter Kola Tastes Sweet, a public celebration of Black voices across cultures, times, and literary genres around the world:
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IFLA Mar 12
, , , , & our own global conversation: 5 reasons why should celebrate the 30th birthday of the ! Read our blog:
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UIUCWritersWorkshop Mar 11
Our Spring Break Mini Writing Retreat starts one week from today! Grad writers, join us in the next Monday, 3/18-Friday, 3/22 from 9am-12:30pm to crush your spring break writing goals! More details here:
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IAS Library Mar 12
Some of our area studies librarians have updated their business cards into trading cards that list their secret identities, contact information, and super powers! Stop by the IAS Library to collect them all!
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Douglas McCarthy Mar 11
Morning. In case you missed it on , we published the last chapter of our Pioneers exhibition, celebrating 8 trailblazing historical women in the arts, sciences and society: Hope you like it.
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IAS Library Mar 11
Join us tomorrow from 3-4:30 pm for "First Ice: Antarctic Discovery Voyages and Their Legacy," a presentation by Dr. Gillen D'Arcy Wood of the Department of English:
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IAS Library Mar 8
Happening now! Come stop by Room 106 of the Main Library until 3 p.m. to celebrate with us!
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IAS Library Mar 8
The NEA Big Read Books & Brews Book Discussion is tomorrow, Saturday, March 9 from 3-4 p.m. at the !
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IAS Library Mar 7
Join us tomorrow, Friday, March 8 from 2-3 p.m. in Room 106 of the Main Library for a celebration of International Women's Day!
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IAS Library Mar 6
We have another NEA Big Read book club discussion tomorrow, Thursday, March 7 at noon. This one will be led by Dr. Rajeshwari Pandharipande!
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Center for Global Studies at Illinois Mar 4
Please join the & at a reception tomorrow at 3:30pm in honor of Dr. Koji Taira. The reception will be held in Room 321 of the Main Library. There will be brief remarks & light refreshments!
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IAS Library Mar 5
Check out these two databases that are relevant to : 's Gender and Land Rights Database () and 's Gender: Identity and Social Change Database ().
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IAS Library Mar 4
Mary Zirin, a well-known scholar of Slavic and East European Women's Studies, passed away in February. Her Bibliography of Pre-Revolutionary Writings by Women is searchable online via the :
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IAS Library Mar 1
One of our NEA Big Read book club discussions was featured on . Check it out: .
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IAS Library Mar 1
Our newest Glocal Notes post is a recap of IAS graduate assistant projects that explore how libraries can use digital publishing tools to showcase collections. These two projects feature resources about topics in Southeast Asia. Read more:
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IAS Library Feb 28
In 1946, an celebration was held in Manchester, where the speakers called women to action as the world recovered from WWII. Read more from this Manchester Guardian article from the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database:
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IAS Library Feb 27
IAS just got a few extra copies of "The Namesake"! Stop by to get a FREE copy in time for one of the upcoming book clubs:
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