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.

News

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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Fourth annual International Karaoke Night!
November 9, 2018
The fourth annual International Karaoke Night on Nov. 8 was a raucous event with international food, great music, and prizes! Students sang in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish. The three judges - Hiydees Feliciano-Torres, C'20, community member Linda Heck, and Jenna Whitehead, C'20 - chose the winners based on such factors as voice quality, audience response, and complexity of the song.
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