“Islam and Modernity.” “Islamic Feminisms.” The titles of Professor Asma Afsaruddin’s Fall 2017 courses in SGIS’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures are intended to be provocative, she admits. “I picked the titles partly for the shock effect.” As an academic and public intellectual, Afsaruddin has dedicated her career to improving the general understanding… Read more »
Month: September 2017
Migration is one of the most relevant contemporary issues, and its complexity suggests an interdisciplinary approach. That is the premise of an international conference being hosted by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies September 29-30. “A Hundred Years of Migration (1917-2017): Stories of Caribbean… Read more »
The weekend test of a hydrogen bomb in North Korea has escalated the tensions surrounding the regime of Kim Jong-un.
As part of a new partnership between the School of Global and International Studies and the National Endowment for Democracy, two SGIS students spent this summer working at NED in Washington, D.C. Kate Adams and Andrea Vega Yudico were the first to take advantage of the SGIS-NED internship, announced late last year. SGIS kicked off the NED partnership… Read more »