School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies
School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies (SIGS) Commitment to Challenging Racism and Racist Violence As scholars and teachers, we are committed to ongoing education to help ourselves, our students, and the broader public gain a better understanding of the systems, structures, and historical legacies that have led us to this point and accordingly how we might find our way to a world free from such devaluation and violence. Click on this link to read the full statement.
Belarus, explained: How Europe’s last dictator could fall Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko has a reputation as a master tactician. Now his luck may be changing after 26 years in power due to the unprecedented political crisis after the Aug 9th presidential election. Dr. Kulakevich explains how Europe’s last dictator could fall.
New Book Reveals New Perspectives about the Holocaust and World War II Professor Dr. Edward Kissi in the Department of Africana Studies talks about the Holocaust’s impact on the surrounding regions, especially Africa, in his new book “Africans and the Holocaust: Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples. Click on the link to learn more.
Belarus’s president looks for his sixth election victory on Sunday. The Belarusian authorities have responded with a brutal crackdown on protests challenging President Lukashenka's claim to a landslide victory in Sunday's elections. What does this tell us about the survival of autocratic regimes? SIGS Professor Dr. Kulakevich provides answers.
Grant Awarded to SIGS Professors Dr. Omotayo Jolaosho and Dr. David Ponton have been announced as the successful grant applicants for the Understanding and Addressing Blackness and Anti-Black Racism in our Local, National and International Communities Projects. Click on the link to read more about it.