International and Global Studies

The International and Global Studies program at Sewanee is an interdisciplinary program teaching students about processes of globalization in particular world areas. It involves 45 faculty members in 14 departments across the college and is one of the fastest growing majors on campus. The IGS major encourages students to use course work, abroad experiences, and language learning, to help better understand and comfortably navigate the increasingly complex political, economic, and cultural flows that characterize our world.

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Poet Javier Zamora to Speak
March 25, 2019
Javier Zamora came to the U.S when he was 9 years old from El Salvador, escaping civil war. Today, he is a popular poet and Harvard fellow who writes about immigration and his experience crossing the border and life as an immigrant. He will recite his poetry in Sewanee on April 5th @ 4:30 PM at the Mary Sue Cushman Room at the Wick. This event is sponsored by the Writing House, Lecture's Committee, Community Engagement House, Spanish Department, English Department, International & Global Studies.
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Necromancers, Nightmares, and Neo-Nazis
February 26, 2019
Film Studies, German Studies, IGS, and the University Lectures Committee invite you to a lecture: "Necromancers, Nightmares, and Neo-Nazis" by Dr. Kai Werbeck (UNC-Charlotte) on 21st-century German Horror Cinema and what it can tell us about the fears and anxieties of contemporary Germany. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 5 at 4:00 at Gailor Auditorium.
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Art, Architecture, and Politics in Yugoslavia
December 10, 2018
A panel entitled, "Reflections on the Concrete Utopia: Art, Architecture, and the Politics of Memory in Socialist Yugoslavia" will address art, architecture, and the politics of memory in Socialist-era Yugoslavia (1945-91), as well as its aftermath, and will comment on recent exhibits such as MoMA’s Toward a Concrete Utopia and The Fabrics of Socialism in Sewanee. It takes place in Gailor Auditorium on Tuesday, December 11 at noon.
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