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Global Studies: Cultures and Communication

Advisors:  Tim Barney (Rhetoric and Communication Studies), Yvonne Howell, (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures), Tze Loo (History), Yucel Yanikdag (History)

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:

ANTH 211 Field Methods in Ethnography

ARTH 322 Museum Studies

CLSC 252 Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

ENGL 390 Literary Translation

JOUR 100 News Media and Society

LING 203 Introductory Linguistics

MGMT 333 Cross-Cultural Management

RHCS 350 Rhetoric in a Globalized World

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, Surveillence 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)

Area Studies & Contexts

Investigate cultural specificity. Two units chosen from regional courses:

Additional Concentration Electives

Two additional courses, chosen from those above.