New Global Studies Colloquium Series — Fall 2010

The Department of Global Studies is proud to announce a new colloquium series this fall.  Our first series focuses on the four regional concentrations in our Global Studies major, and will be presented by several of our own faculty. More information to follow, but here are the dates. All presentations will be from 2:30-3:30pm, with refreshments and conversation to follow.

September 10

Latin American Studies

Ben Feinberg – Indians, Mexicans or Hillbillies? History and Identity in Oaxaca, Mexico

September 24

Appalachian Studies

Jeff Keith – Mountains of Contradiction: The Important but Flawed Legacy of Harry Monroe Caudill as a Liberal in, an Activist for, & a Scholar of Appalachia

October 29

Asian Studies

Siti Kusujiarti – Disaster and Recovery in Indonesia: The Roles of Local Government and
Communities

November 12

Intercultural Studies

Christey Carwile – The Clave Comes Home: The Glocalization of Salsa Dancing in Ghana and Nigeria

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