Alumni events

Featured event

2021 Homecoming

Sunday, Oct. 3 - Saturday, Oct. 9

Events will include a 5K run, dinner on the Quad, a global talent show, the Football Game vs. Wisconsin, and more.


2021-2022 Blueprint for Transitional Justice in the US 

The 2021-2022 Blueprint for Transitional Justice in the US: Building on Lessons and Insights from Global Perspectives Series is presented by the Illinois Global Institute in partnership with Center for African American Studies, Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

Please visit the Illinois Global Institute website for a full list of upcoming programs in this series.

The Relevance of Transitional Justice Twenty Years After 9/11

Presented by Dr. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Thursday, September 30, 7 p.m. CDT

This lecture will address the challenges and relevance of transitional justice twenty years after the events of 9/11 and in the context of the return of the Taliban to territorial control of Afghanistan. Lessons learned over the past twenty years, and in particular the relevance of accountability, truth, justice, and reparations to the 'war on terror' will be examined.



Transitional Justice in Latin America: Lessons for the United States?

Presented by Ezequiel Gonzalez Ocanto
Thursday, October 21, 12 p.m. CDT

This lecture will examine how a combination of social mobilization and legal entrepreneurship paved the way for Latin America’s landmark achievements in the field of transitional justice. It will discuss what lessons, if any, the specific genesis of these victories can offer for the United States.



For additional information about our events, please call the Alumni Relations Office at (217) 333-3387 or email us.