Synthesizing Global Research

(Rosemary’s note: This fall we’re featuring posts from Framing Fellow Sean Metzger‘s ‘Debating Globalization’ class in Shanghai. This week Metzger discusses how he and his students have approached thinking about…

Shanghai Students Discuss Global Entry Points

Framing the Global Fellow Sean Metzger is teaching at Fudan University as part of a University of California-Fudan exchange this fall. In his class ‘Debating Globalization‘ Metzger is asking his students…

Teaching A Class On Global Issues?

We’ve got some recommendations. As  you prep for classes on international or global issues for the coming school year, we thought we’d share some books and readings we’ve found useful…

Five Questions With Sean Metzger

What happens when we decenter the concept of Americanization from our considerations of globalization and what “the global” looks like? That question is at the heart of this week’s conversation…

Globalization And Language Learning

Increasingly experts are urging people to learn a second language in order to be competitive in an interconnected world. Learning a language is thought to not only provide the learner…

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”…

2013 Review Of [Some] Global Research

As 2013 draws to a close, we thought it would be a good time to examine some of the academic writing published in the last year that explores global phenomena….

Five Questions with Rachel Harvey

It’s another installment of our series of conversations with Framing the Global fellows. Each fellow was asked to answer the same five questions, dealing with the way they approach the…

Exploring The Global In The Classroom

I’m teaching a course on reporting in a global world. We tease apart concepts like globalization and transnationalism to get at what they mean, how terms are interconnected — we…