Global Studies Seminar

About the Series

global studies seminar series

The Global Studies Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary intellectual forum for the Denison community to discuss and debate academic and policy issues of global importance. Speakers from the Denison faculty as well as guest scholars are invited to present their recently published (or work in progress) research. In the spirit of the liberal arts, we strive to highlight the interdisciplinary nature of complex global challenges, and we work hard to try to balance the lecture series coverage with topics/speakers from the humanities, arts, sciences, and social sciences.

The seminars are held on Monday nights at 7:30-9 PM and are open and free to the public.

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2022 - 2023

The Global Studies Seminar presents Rebecca Futo Kennedy & Max Goldman.

2021 - 2022

Hyun Woong Park

The Global Studies Seminar presents “Estimating the Rate of Surplus Value at the Industry Level."

The Global Studies Seminar presents “Before Literature: Miloudi Chaghmoum's ‘Burning of the Boats’ as Epic."

Chris Crews

The Global Studies Seminar presents “COVIDenial: Race, Religion, and Conspiracy Theories.”

Katy Crossley-Frolick

The Global Studies Seminar presents “So Close and Yet so Far: COVID-19, Study Abroad, and Welcoming Students to the US.”

Sangeet Kumar

Join Sangeet Kumar in a virtual conversation about his new book, "The Digital Frontier: Infrastructures of Control on the Global Web."

Global Studies Seminar presents “Cuba-Nation: The San Isidro Movement, Race/Class/Gender, And The Crisis of The Cuban Revolutionary National Project.”

Michal Raizen

The Global Studies Seminar presents “The Abraham Path Digital Museum and Stories of the Third Side.”

Carlos Alberto Faerron Guzmán

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled “Health in the Anthropocene.”

Micaela Vivero

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Artist residency in Kavala, Greece during the pandemic."

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes."

Jue Liang

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Other Feminisms: Lessons from Tibetan Buddhist Nuns."

Chris Crews

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled “The Battle over Critical Race Theory in Ohio Schools."

Scott Smitson

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Reflections on the 9/11 Wars and the Future of American Grand Strategy.”

2019 - 2020

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents “Why So Serious?: Emotions of Presidential Candidates on the Road the 2020 Presidential Elections.”

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled “The Case for a Global Green New Deal: Climate Debt & Colonial Reparations.”

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled “Tracing Women's Movements in the Ancient Greek Mediterranean.”

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled “Temples on the Move: Indian Domestic Shrines in American Museum Collections.”

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled “Corruption in Mozambique, Zambia, Bolivia, and Honduras.”

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "The Venezuelan Collapse."

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk with Dalia Gomaa.

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Around the Indian Ocean-Academic Misadventures."

Courtney Dorroll

The Global Studies Seminar and the Goodspeed Lecture Series presents "Teaching Islamic Studies in the Age of ISIS, Islamophobia, and the Internet."

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk with Yeliz Cavus.

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk with Hanada Al-Masri and Cheryl Johnson. 

David WOJNAROWICZ Untitled (One Day this Kid...)

The Denison Museum and Global Studies Seminar presents an opening reception and artist talk with Ashley Currier.

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Matsumoto Seicho and "Japan's Black Fog:" Turning Malfeasance into Popular Fiction."

Slayter Hall

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Constraining the Use of Force in Successive International Orders," by Dane Imerman.

2018 - 2019

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “Was Confucius a Bigot? Ethnic Prejudice as a Philosophical Problem in Medieval China,” by Shao-yun Yang

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “The Arabic New Testament in Medieval Iberia and the Maghreb, Munich Cod.Arab. 238: Creating a Digital Edition”

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “Mosquitos and Global Health,” by Andy McCall

Fatima Taylor

The Global Studies Seminar presents “Artistic Influence of the Soviet Era,” by Fatima Taylor

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “Blogging as Cultural Translation during the Iraq War,” by Amanda Al-Raba'a

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Denison University welcomes Palestinian-American author Najla Said presenting "Looking for Palestine: Growing up confused in an Arab-American Family"

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “Denison Study Trip to India 2020,” by John Cort and Sangeet Kumar

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “The Sciences in the Golden Age of Islam,” by Hadi Jorati

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The Global Studies Seminar presents “Productive Changes for a Changing Climate” by Joseph J Reczek

Sarah Supp

Sarah Supp presents, “Biodiversity in the Anthropocene: How humans measure and respond to change"

“Teanga de la Nativa (The native’s tongue): an ethnographic analysis of immersion language learning in study-abroad institutes,” Veerendra P. Lele

Adam Davis

The Global Studies Seminar presents "Charity in an Age of Commerce," by Professor of History, Adam Davis

Mariana Saavedra Espinosa

The Global Studies Seminar presents "The Social Unit of Capital: Governance and Discipline in the Reproduction of Colombian Family Capitalism"

Dosinda Alvite stands outside above a coatsline

The Global Studies Seminar presents "Latinix Immigration in Ohio: Interviews of Migrant Workers"

Can Dalyan poses outside near a stone wall and steps

The Global Studies Seminar presents a talk titled "Life Unlived: Latency and Longing at the Turkish Seed Gene Bank," by Can Dalyan.

2017 - 2018

The Global Studies Seminar presents "Behind the Scenes of the Crime: Translating Japanese Mysteries."

Denison University presents a panel of students from Denison and Kenyon College discussion their experiences as Central Asian students at U.S. colleges.

The Global Studies Seminar presents "Introducing Global Content in Intermediate Language Courses."

Denison University welcomes Ohio State University professor Morgan Liu presenting "Post-Soviet Transition in Central Asia."

Zarrina Juraqulova

The Global Studies Seminar presents "Male Dominance and Domestic Violence in Post-Soviet Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan."

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Denison University presents a Central Asia textile exhibition with an artist talk by members of VOICES International Art Initiative.

Denison University holds a public forum titled "Central Asia in Liberal Arts Education" as part of a Celebration of Central Asia.