An Archipelago of Care: Q&A with Deirdre McKay

In her new book, An Archipelago of Care: Filipino Migrants and Global Networks, Deirdre McKay focuses on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working…

African Cinema: A Growing Global Industry

Long dominated by Hollywood and Bollywood, film is a burgeoning industry across Africa. From Nigeria to Ghana to Uganda, African filmmakers are beginning to make a name for themselves on…

Is “Global” a Dirty Word?

Some see the increase in nationalism throughout the world as a backlash to globalization. For many, a highly interconnected world has weakened, rather than strengthened, quality of life. Many politicians…

Global Food Security is an Emerging Concern

The ongoing Syrian conflict increased concerns about access to food in the war torn region. The UN reports that grain yields dropped over 50 percent over the past couple of…

Counterfeit Culture: Q&A with Fan Yang

Faked in China is a critical account of the cultural challenge faced by China following its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001. It traces the interactions between nation…

After the Storm: Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti

Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti recently and caused widespread devastation. Nearly 1,000 Haitians died in a country all too familiar with natural disasters. Haiti is still recovering from the disastrous 2010…

Economy & Culture at the G20

The world’s financial leaders met in Hangzhou, China for the yearly Group of Twenty (G20) summit. The G20 gathering is a forum for developed nations to discuss ways to strengthen…