Denison Announces Fall Global Studies Seminars
Posted: August 29, 2003
Four Denison University faculty and a professor from University of Virginia will present global studies seminars during the fall semester. Each seminar, held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays in the Faculty Lounge of Slayter Hall, is free and open to the public. The first seminar, "'Blocage Territorial:' Regional, National and European Union Media Policy Influences on Local Cultural Production in Brittany,' on Monday (Oct. 6) will feature David Winterstein, assistant professor of communication.
Other seminars scheduled for October include "Cultural Identity of the West of Ireland" (Oct. 20) by Veerendra Lele, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, and "Contemporary Columbia: Love, Warmth and Conviviality in the Land of Perpetual Violence" (Oct. 27) by Tico Braun, professor of Latin American history at the University of Virginia. The final two seminars will discuss "Civil Protest, Women and the Politics of Nudity in Subsaharan Africa" (Nov. 17) by Susan Diduk, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, and "(Re)markable Whiteness and Not Quiteness: Historicizing Race and Alterity in South Asia" (Dec. 1) by Heather Hindman, assistant professor of international studies.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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