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  • Oct
    Global Populism Lecture series - David Timberman "Rodrigo Duterte & Populism in the Philippines"
    Oct. 25th, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Smith 140

    David Timberman is an independent scholar and insightful commentator on Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines. This free public lecture is part of our series on Global Populism that features lectures from seven leading scholars on manifestations of populism around the world.

    This series is sponsored by the European Studies Program and the Center for Global & Area Studies with support from the following:

    College of Arts & Sciences - Humanities

    Journalism Program

    Department of Political Science & International Relations

    Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice

    English Department

    Center for Political Communication

    Department of History

    Department of Anthropology

    School of Public Policy & Administration


  • Oct
    ARSC300 - Issues in Global Studies "The Fragility of States"
    Oct. 26th, 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM
    005 Kirkbride

    “Is Pakistan a Failed State?”

    Tahir Shad – Washington College, Political Science & International Studies 

  • Oct
    African Studies Fall Lecture "ArtRage and the Politics of Reconciliation: Decolonizing Curatorial Practice in South Africa"
    Oct. 30th, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    202 Old College

    The African Studies Program and the Center for Global & Area Studies, co-sponsored by the Paul R. Jones Initiative, College of Arts & Sciences, present South African art historian and artist Dr. Nomusa Makhuba. She will discuss the complexities of curating art, not in controlled institutional exhibition spaces, but in volatile and conflicted “post-apartheid” public spaces such as campuses and cities.

    Monday, October 30 at 5:00 pm join us in 202 Old College to hear Dr. Makhubu on how art signifies inclusion.


  • Oct
    History Workshop Series: Anna Kushkova (co-sponsored by Jewish Studies)
    Oct. 31st, 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
    203 Munroe Hall

    Anna Kushkova, Anthropology, UNC-Chapel Hill, will lecture on Jewish social life and culture in the post-Soviet period in “‘Refined Jews’: Yikhes and Social Status in the (Post)-Soviet Shtetl”. (She will also be speaking at the 1917 symposium on November 2)

    Part of the History Workshop series, which meets in 203 Munroe Hall at 12:15 pm on Tuesdays. Presentations begin at 12:30 pm and are followed by discussion ending at 1:45 pm sharp. Bring a lunch. All are welcome! For further information, please call (302) 831-2371.


  • Nov
    Asian Studies - PJ Ivanhoe, Historian of Chinese Thought, City University of Hong Kong
    Nov. 1st, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

    Time and location of this afternoon public lecture still pending

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  • Natalie Medlock, Latin American & Iberian Studies minor, 2016

    ​Natalie is a 2016 alumna and recipient of both the Area Studies Enrichment Award and the Latin American & Iberian Studies Award for Academic Excellence. Since graduation, she has worked as an ELI American Global Fellow, taught English in Chile, and is currently a Primary Literacy Promoter with the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. "Peace Corps seemed to encompass everything I was looking for: learning a foreign language/culture, gaining valuable experience and, most importantly, helping others. I'm thrilled to have this amazing opportunity and hope I can make a positive and lasting impact on my community. " She's pictured here in Chile.

  • Area Studies broadens horizons

    Of her study abroad trip with Area Studies faculty, junior Amanda DeFilippis says "It was life-changing. I learned so much about myself and about the world around me. Because of the trip, I feel as though I have a better awareness of other countries and the diverse cultures they have."

    Find out how to change your perspective on the world by joining Global and Area Studies.

  • Issues in Global Studies - Fall 2017
    The Fragility of States and Superstates

    This lecture series will explore the impact of Brexit (fragile super state EU) and the failure of states such as Syria and Iraq on the Neoliberal Global Order. 

    Please direct your inquiries to Prof. Muqtedar Khan (

    Thursdays 12:30 - 1:45 pm

    Available as 1-credit core course of the Global Studies minor; also free and open to the public.

  • Mengzheng Yao, Asian Studies major, 2017

    Mengzheng is a 2017 alumni and recipient of both the Area Studies Academic Achievement Prize and the David Pong Asian Studies Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Phi Beta Kappa. Since graduation, he studied at Peking University, China’s premier liberal arts university, during summer. He is entering the master program of sociology at the University of Delaware with full scholarship this fall. He plans to pursue a PhD degree in sociology and investigate social issues in Asia in the academia. “I always want to study Asian uniqueness using my sociological methodology learned in the United States.” He is pictured here in Boao Forum for Asia, China.

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