Exploring Global Issues In World Regions

Educators, administrators, and scholars came together on the campus of Indiana University recently to discuss pressing global issues. The Global Mini-Conference is an annual event connected to the Institute for…

The Global Plight Of Refugees

A new camp recently opened in Jordan is expected to house as many as 130-thousand Syrian refugees. The Associated Press reports “Once full — a process expected to take months…

Global Perspectives On Climate Change

The latest IPCC report on climate change was just released explaining what humanity needs to do to mitigate the consequences of a changing climate — this comes on the heels…

Spaces of Cultural Production

I’ve been immersed in readings on globalization and media of late for my own research. I’ve been struck, in particular, by the way two books handle the concept of “space”…

Global Online Anonymity

With the Internet has come rhetoric about the World Wide Web being a borderless space. It has been imagined as an entity that would challenge old hierarchies and ways of…

The Olympics In Research

So, I’ll admit it, I’m a huge sucker for the Olympic Games. Winter or summer, it doesn’t matter. Suddenly I find myself watching diving and half-pipe; marathon and curling (those…

Global News Stories In 2013

2013 is quickly coming to an end and people all over the world are preparing to mark the birth of a new year. As December comes to a close everyone’s…

Indigenous Peoples and the WTO

The World Trade Organization, WTO, met in Bali last week, coming to a deal that TIME says will “make exchanges easier, faster and cheaper by smoothing customs procedures and reducing…