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Doing Ethnography – Sage A new book from Dr. Andrea Molle (Political Science and IRES).

December 7, 2016 by | News

An invaluable reading for anyone collecting data through observation. Innovative and thought provoking, it is a refreshing take on ethnography stressing both academic rigor and practical necessity. It combines theoretical perspective with tangible action plans and walks you step-by-step through designing, conducting and evaluating ethnographic research. The book skilfully introduces the varied tasks and decisions you

Kinderland ist abgebrannt (Kinderland Has Burnt Down) Free Screening

November 4, 2016 by | News

The Center for Global Education and Department of World Languages and Cultures present a free screening of Kinderland ist abgebrannt ((Kinderland Has Burnt Down)) – a documentary film by Sibylle Tiedemann and Ute Badura (1998) on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center. The film documents the

Anatomia Italiana Art and Anatomy in the Italian Renaissance

November 2, 2016 by | News

Department of World Languages and Cultures presents Anatomia Italiana: Art and Anatomy in the Italian Renaissance on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 209A with Dr. Kevin Petti from San Diego Miramar College. About the lecture: Italy’s medieval universities established the study of human anatomy for physicians. To heighten their

World War Z Author Max Brooks Joins 2017 Interstices Panel April 2017

October 26, 2016 by | News

Save-the-date! Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce bestselling author Max Brooks (World War Z) as part of Interstices 2017 – Surviving the End of the World on Thursday, April 6. In a discussion about realities, myths, and stories of disaster and apocalypse, Mr. Brooks will join panelists Chris Bader

La Serata An Evening of Italian Conversation

September 22, 2016 by | News

You are invited to La Serata – an evening of Italian conversation on December 7, 2016, March 8, 2017, April 12, 2017 and May 10, 2017, 7 – 8 p.m. in Beckman Hall on the 4th Floor Patio. Join us and learn how to improve your language skills, learn about the Italian culture, speak with

Student Spends the Summer Interning in New York Five Lessons Learned

September 15, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | Art

By Shoshana Feld-Sobol Expected Graduation: May 2017 (Senior) Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication The sun is still shinning bright, the wind still warm, and the general feeling of summer still radiates through the air. But alas, the new academic year has fallen upon us as swiftly as ever. Before we are consumed with school work

Leipzig Resurrected The Past in the Present

September 2, 2016 by Karen Gallagher | History

By Karen Gallagher Assistant Professor Department of World Languages and Cultures Epithet: “I have concluded that I am not at home anywhere and I have become used to this condition. The advantages outweigh the disadvantages. I would recommend such a state of affairs to all patriots and nationalists. The world might then have fewer sources

Bilingual Boxing: An Unexpected Interview with Muhammad Ali

August 11, 2016 by | News

By Dr. Polly Hodge Associate Professor of Spanish Department of World Languages and Cultures The news of Muhammad Ali’s death on June 3rd sparked a wave of nostalgia in my senses. Growing up in the 60s and 70s, I witnessed his rise to popularity and power every time my father and his army buddies got

Professor Wood Visits Kyushu University

August 5, 2016 by | News

Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies Michael Wood delivered a presentation of his research on the cultural facets of ecological change and globalized neo-liberal capital to the monthly interdisciplinary forum of the Asian Studies Seminar at Kyushu University this past June. His talk was well attended by representatives from a diversity of fields including history, cultural

Professor Wood Presents with Students at Asian Studies Conference

July 14, 2016 by | Events

Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies, Dr. Michael Wood, attended the Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast’s 50th Annual Conference hosted by California State Northridge June 9-12, 2016, where he was elected as a board member of the organization and presented on two different panels. During the conference he chaired a panel on the intersections of