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
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
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.