Globalization. Multiculturalism. International Business. Cooperation and Conflict Resolution. Poverty and the Challenges of Development.
The Global Village is getting smaller by the day. International topics such as these are constantly in the news. That's why students like you are inspired to pursue studies from an international perspective, or to learn about civilizations that are very different from your own.
The Center for Global and Area Studies provides students with opportunities to coherently and systematically understand the world's regions. We support academic programs in:
As of Fall 2014, we are also offering minors in Global Studies and Global Studies with Language.
Each of these programs is directed by a faculty expert who serves on the CGAS Steering Committee.
CGAS also engages the UD community in world learning by developing graduate certificates and minors that further the ideal of "global citizenship." We award research grants to faculty whose work contributes to our knowledge of the world.
More about CGAS
Fall 2014 Global Studies Lecture SeriesWednesdays, 12:20-1:10
113 Memorial Hall
This one-credit class will explore how time-honored traditions and innovative breakthroughs have shaped the arts, literature, history, politics, material culture, and science education in a variety of cultural contexts, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, as well as in the Islamic and Jewish world.
Lectures are free and open to the public.
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Dr. Julio Carrión, Director of the Center for Global and Area Studies
October 9, November 6, November 20Times & Locations TBA
This series consists of film screenings, a lecture, a roundtable talk, and a musical performance and demonstration organized by Latin American & Iberian Studies faculty and students throughout fall 2014 and spring 2015. Films to be screened include The Secret in their Eyes (Argentina & Spain, 2009), Saving Private Perez (Mexico, 2011) and The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (Brazil, 2006). Please stay tuned for further details, includng film screening times, which will be announced in fall 2014.
Free and open to the public.
Dr. Cynthia Schmidt-Cruz, Interim Director of the Center for Global and Area Studies
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