International and Global Studies

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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Art, Architecture, and Politics in Yugoslavia
December 10, 2018
A panel entitled, "Reflections on the Concrete Utopia: Art, Architecture, and the Politics of Memory in Socialist Yugoslavia" will address art, architecture, and the politics of memory in Socialist-era Yugoslavia (1945-91), as well as its aftermath, and will comment on recent exhibits such as MoMA’s Toward a Concrete Utopia and The Fabrics of Socialism in Sewanee. It takes place in Gailor Auditorium on Tuesday, December 11 at noon.
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Fourth annual International Karaoke Night!
November 9, 2018
The fourth annual International Karaoke Night on Nov. 8 was a raucous event with international food, great music, and prizes! Students sang in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish. The three judges - Hiydees Feliciano-Torres, C'20, community member Linda Heck, and Jenna Whitehead, C'20 - chose the winners based on such factors as voice quality, audience response, and complexity of the song.
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