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Eighth Annual Global Studies Symposium

Photo by Jillian Briglia
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
Sheehan Gallery teamed up with teaching faculty to make Adnan Charara's photographic collection an interdisciplinary learning experience.
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'
February 26, 2014

[portfolio_slideshow] This past Saturday, February 22, The 2014 Global Studies Symposium brought together international scholars to discuss "work" as a global phenomenon. Keynote Speakers included...

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

March 1, 2012

Students, faculty and community members gathered in Maxey Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 25 for Whitman's fourth annual Global Studies Symposium, a lecture event designed to promote discussion about globalization...

Symposium discusses spectacle in the global media

Salman Hameed and Shiloh Krupar listen to and address questions from the audience.  Credit: Marie Von Hafften
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...

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