Spring 2019 Global Learning Program

The Institute for Global Engagement sponsored three Global Learning Program courses during spring 2019. 

Disability in Society: Art, Architecture & Activism

Led by Autumn Wilke, assistant dean for disability resources, Casey Oberlin, sociology, and Justin Thomas, theater and design, this course explores cultural repertories that shape identity and representation of disability, governmental ability to confer rights and protection to those demanding it, and the patterns driving policy and practice.

March 17–21, Washington, D.C.,  and late May, Japan

GLP leaders in Japan with collaborators

Global Medicinals

Led by Carolyn Lewis, history and gender, women's and sexuality studies, and Josh Sandquist, biochemistry, this course studied past, current, and future relationships between pharmaceutical and herbal medicines.

March 18-27, Japan and May 18-26, England

Student making a pill in Japan

Tolerance and Intolerance: What is Enlightenment Today?

Beginning with the Reformation and continuing to the present, this course looked at the history of intolerance in Europe. Led by Professors Dan Reynolds, German, and David Harrison, French, they also led this course in 2016.

May-June 2019, the group spent three weeks in Paris and Strasbourg, France, as well as Berlin, Germany.

GLP students in Paris on boat ride.

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