International & Global Studies

Sewanee: The University of the South

The International and Global Studies program at Sewanee is an interdisciplinary program teaching students about processes of globalization in particular world areas. It involves 45 faculty members in 14 departments across the college and is one of the fastest growing majors on campus. The IGS major encourages students to use course work, abroad experiences, and language learning, to help better understand and comfortably navigate the increasingly complex political, economic, and cultural flows that characterize our world.

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Reception Honoring Mellon Post-doctoral Fellows Sara Nimis and Michael Wairungu

August 14, 2014

August 28th 4:30 PM in Gailor Hall Balcony (outside Gailor 202) Please join the Mellon Globalization Forum and the International and Global Studies Program for a reception honoring Mellon Post-doctoral Fellows Sara Nimis and Michael Wairungu. Dr. Sara Nimis is a specialist in Islamic Studies, who will also teach Arabic and cultures of the Arab world for the IGS program. Dr. Michael Wairungu is a linguist specializing in cultures and languages of East Africa, who will teach Swahili and African culture courses for the IGS program. We are looking forward to celebrating their arrival with you!

Michael Wairungu hired as the Mellon Globalization Forum Post-doctoral Fellow in Swahili

June 17, 2014

Michael Wairungu Mellon Globalization Forum Fellow; B.A. Moi University, Kenya; Master’s degree and Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Sara Nimis hired for post-doc in Arabic after awarded the Mellon Globalization Forum Fellowship

June 16, 2014

Sara Nimis, Mellon Globalization Forum Fellow; PhD, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; MA, Miami University, Oxford, OH; BA Macalester College, St.Paul, MN.

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