Global Studies: Cultures and Communication

The concentration consists of eight units in at least three different departments or disciplines, selected in consultation with an advisor, structured as follows:

  • Skills and Applied Courses

    • Analytic and applied understandings of intercultural communications. Two courses, chosen from:

      • ANTH211 Field Methods in Ethnography

      • ARTH322 Museum Studies

      • CRWR314 Literary Translation

      • LAIS 411 Bilingualism in the U.S., Latin America, and Spain

      • LING252 Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

      • JOUR100 News Media and Society

      • LING203 Introductory Linguistics

      • MGMT333 Cross-Cultural Management

      • RHCS250Critical Intercultural Communication

    Complex Problems

    • Explore challenges and stakes of efforts to communicate across borders, cultures, assumptions, and beliefs. Two courses, chosen from:

      • ANTH300 Sexuality and Gender Across Cultures

      • ANTH306 Tourism and Anthropology

      • ANTH379 ST: Tech, Surveillance and The Media

      • ECON210 Economics of the European Union

      • ENVR322 The Global Impact of Climate Change

      • HIST236 Russian Empire, Soviet Union, and After

      • HIST240 Human Rights and Revolution in the Atlantic World (1750-1850)

      • HIST270 Early Islamic World

      • HIST329 Brexit: A History

      • HIST390 Food and Power in Africa and Asia

      • LLC260 Literature and Social Change in Eastern Europe

      • LLC360 Representing the Holocaust

      • LLC346 Insiders and Outsiders: Arabic Encounters with the West

      • SOC308 Sociology of War

  • Regional Courses

    • Investigate cultural specificity. Two units chosen from regional courses:

  • Additional Concentration Electives

    • Two additional courses, chosen from those above.