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:

    Complex Problems

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

      • ANTH-300 Sexuality and Gender Across Cultures

      • ANTH-306 Tourism and Anthropology

      • ANTH-379 ST: Tech, Surveillance and The Media

      • ECON-210 Economics of the European Union

      • ENVR-322 The Global Impact of Climate Change

      • HIST-236 Russian Empire, Soviet Union, and After

      • HIST-240 Human Rights and Revolution in the Atlantic World (1750-1850)

      • HIST-270 Early Islamic World

      • HIST-329 Brexit: A History

      • HIST-390 Food and Power in Africa and Asia

      • LLC-260 Literature and Social Change in Eastern Europe

      • LLC-360 Representing the Holocaust

      • LLC-346 Insiders and Outsiders: Arabic Encounters with the West

      • PLSC-346 Politics of Cultural Pluralism

      • SOC-308 Sociology of War

      • WGSS-203 Human Rights and Revolution in the Atlantic World (1750-1850)

  • Regional Courses

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

  • Additional Concentration Electives

    • Two additional courses, chosen from those above.