Although we share our experiences studying abroad in both Rwanda and Serbia/Bosnia/Kosovo, we argue that in essence, it does not matter where you go, but how you engage with where you are.
When studying abroad, International Studies students are forced to immerse themselves in a completely different and unique culture than the one they are usually accustomed to.
A selection of traveling films from the Human Rights Film Festival sponsored by International Studies are shown each year on campus in February.
Encouraging students to view the world from interdisciplinary perspectives and to be broadly concerned with social, political, economic, historical, and cultural processes, and the power differentials and links that connect individuals, communities, groups, states and regions across the globe.
During the summer following her first year at Denison, Mary Ann (B.A. '06) worked as a volunteer teacher in rural northern Thailand, in a school where four languages and a variety of nationalities merged.