Linguistics and Culture in Japan
Mike Flynn, faculty director for the Linguistics and Culture in Japan program, talks about the intersections of Japanese language, linguistics, culture, and history in this unique Spring Term program.
History, Religion, and Urban Change in Medieval and Renaissance Rome
In this discussion with Victoria Morse and Bill North, the faculty directors for the Rome program talk about the ways that history, religion, archaeology, art, and urban studies combine to make this this Spring Term program so distinctive.
Globalization and Local Responses in India
Meera Sehgal and Brendan LaRocque, faculty directors for the Globalization and Local Responses in India program, talk about contemporary issues in India pertaining to economic development, gender & sexuality, and tourism, and the effects of globalization on local communities.
(Beyond) Nationalism & Xenophobia in Central and Eastern Europe
Mihaela Czobor-Lupp, faculty director for the (Beyond) Nationalism & Xenophobia in Central and Eastern Europe program, discusses the complex cultures, histories, and politics of Central/Eastern European countries. Learn firsthand from Mihaela about her experiences immigrating to the United States from Romania and the challenges she has faced while mediating between these two cultures.
A Tale of Language and Learning: One Minnesotan’s Journey into Japanese Authorship
Marnie Ammentorp-Jorenby, a Carleton alum and Lecturer in Japanese at the University of Minnesota, was recently featured on MPR about the recent publication of her Japanese novel, Bye-bye Bag Lady. Read all about her experience studying Japanese at Carleton and abroad, and how these formative years influenced her journey of growth, healing, and discovery.
Studio Art in the South Pacific
Eleanor Jensen, faculty director for the Studio Art in the South Pacific program, talks about the ways in which studio art and drawing are incorporated into an enriching curriculum of environmental and cultural studies in coastal Australia.
Visions of California: Searching for the Golden State
Mike Kowalewski, faculty director for Visions of California: Searching for the Golden State waxes rhapsodic about the histories, cultures, and legacies of California, and what makes the Golden State — and this OCS program — so special.
Living London: City, Scene, Anthropocene
Peter Balaam, faculty director for the Living London: City, Scene, Anthropocene program, discusses the fascinating world of urban studies, theater, and literature in London!
Buddhist Studies in Bodh Gaya, India
Arthur McKeown, faculty director for the Buddhist Studies in Bodh Gaya, India Fall 13-Week Global Engagement program, discusses the fascinating world of meditation, philosophy, and anthropology in India!
EuroScholars at Leiden University with Emma Freedman ’23
Emma Freedman ’23 talks about her experience studying abroad with EuroScholars at Leiden University, Netherlands. Learn about her role conducting research with Leiden University’s Dr. Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh, and watch her final presentation, titled “Climate Justice through the Courts.”