Visiting Scholars

Matthew Connelly
Matthew Connelly talks about teaching global history at the Global Studies Positioning Series brown bag lunch discussion.

We welcomed our fourth Visiting Scholar, Matthew Connelly, to Bloomington in March 2013. Professor Connelly is Professor of History at Columbia University. His public lecture, “The History and Future of Official Secrecy: The Last Frontier of State Sovereignty,” was included as part of the Global Perspectives Speaker Series of the School of Global and International Studies. Professor Connelly also met with Fellows, faculty, students, and staff.

Michael Curtin
Professor Curtin talks with students from Foster International and Global Village Living-Learning Centers. Photo by Benjamin Lease

In September 2012, Michael Curtin arrived in Bloomington as our third Framing the Global Visiting Scholar. Professor Curtin is the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor of Global Studies in the Department of Film and Media Studies and co-director of the Media Industries Project at the Carsey-Wolf Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition to meeting with Fellows, faculty, students, and staff, he gave a public lecture, “After Global Hollywood: The Prospects and Perils of Chinese Media Capital.”

Carolyn Nordstrom
Carolyn Nordstrom spoke in Bloomington as part of the “Framing the Global” joint initiative of the IU Center for the Study of Global Change and the IU Press in January 2012.

Carolyn Nordstrom gave a public lecture, “Global Fractures, Cyber-Sovereignty, and Wild-Card Powers: Windows on the World’s Tomorrows” on January 26, 2012, while in Bloomington as a Visiting Scholar for Framing the Global. She is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and a Faculty Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Professor Nordstrom also met with the Framing the Global Fellows, faculty, students, staff during her visit to campus.

Saskia Sassen
Saskia Sassen (right), professor of sociology and co-chair of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University in conversation with Hilary Kahn, Director of the IU Center for the Study of Global Change, and David Zaret, vice president for international affairs.

In September 2011, Saskia Sassen, as the first Visiting Scholar for Framing the Global, met with Fellows, students, faculty, and staff. She also presented a public lecture, “Beyond national versus global: Emergent assemblages of territory, authority and rights.”