School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies
SIGS Statement on January 6th Capitol Attack The School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies (SIGS) community watched in horror on January 6, 2021 as a violent, white-supremacist mob invaded the United States Capitol in an attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Political violence is abhorrent, and we condemn it in the strongest terms possible. Click to read more.
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.