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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Eighth Annual Global Studies Symposium

February 11, 2016

Students and faculty packed themselves into Olin 130 to hear the Global Study Symposium speeches regarding Human Zoos: Photography, Race, and Empire, on February 5th. The symposium featured speeches from...

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with Scenes and Types

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer February 11, 2016

Whitman sophomore William Monico had not attended any of the previous exhibitions in Olin Hall's Sheehan Gallery, but what he saw last Friday, at the reception for the Gallery's new "Scenes and Types"...

Global Studies Initiative On Hold for 2016-17

October 28, 2015
The status of Whitman’s Global Studies Initiative in 2016-17 is uncertain after Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty Pat Spencer officially announced on Oct. 21 that faculty would not receive course releases for participating in certain parts of the initiative during this time.
2013-2014 Global Studies Symposium Features International Scholars to Discuss Global Phenomenon Work

2013-2014 Global Studies Symposium Features International Scholars to Discuss Global Phenomenon ‘Work’

Alyssa Goard February 26, 2014
This past Saturday, February 22, The 2014 Global Studies Symposium brought together international scholars to discuss "work" as a global phenomenon.

4th Annual Global Studies Symposium explores “Places, Peripheries”

Emily Lin-Jones March 1, 2012
Students, faculty, and community members gathered in Maxey Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 25 for Whitman's 4th annual Global Studies Symposium, a lecture event designed to promote discussion about globalization and global issues in the context of the liberal arts.
Salman Hameed and Shiloh Krupar listen to and address questions from the audience.  Credit: Marie Von Hafften

Symposium discusses spectacle in the global media

Will Gregg March 3, 2011
Uprisings in Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries over the past few weeks have demonstrated the importance of spectacles in the international media. With these recent events in mind, speakers gathered in Maxey Auditorium to participate in a symposium entitled “Global Media, Global Spectacle" on Sat. Feb. 26.
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