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Congratulations to newly hooded PhD graduates from the Department of Global and Sociocultural Department.

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Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory, and participatory forms of environmental management? Resilience offers an advanced introduction to these debates. It provides students with a detailed review of how the concept emerged from a[...]

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The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs celebrated its best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students from each department on April 12, 2018. Green School faculty nominated students who exemplified the highest standards of academic and service excellence. Graduate students were selected for Best Thesis and Best Dissertation. An additional award was given for excellence in the Model UN Program.

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Mayurakshi Chaudhuri (PhD 2014) who is an assistant professor of social sciences and humanities at the Indian Institute of Technology-Jodhpur (one of a few elite national universities devoted to STEM there), has been asked by the Indian national broadcast company (Doordarshan) to teach “Gender & Society” to a national audience using the Direct to Home (DTH) project. She will broadcast the course on Doordarshan's Channel 16 for Humanities and Social Sciences and Management. This is a project of

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Professor Matthew Marr’s article entitled “Gentrification, Housing Situation, and Uncertainty: The “Cries” of Kamagasaki Residents about Nishinari Tokku Kousou and Neighborhood Change” was recently published as the lead article in the Japanese language journal “Space, Society, and Geographical Thought.”

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Professor Sarah Mahler Edits Special Issue of the journal of Latino Studies on Latino diversity. Special Issue: Monolith or Mosaic? Miami's twenty-first-century Latin@ dynamics.

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Congratulations to GSS Professor, Dr. Nelson Varas-Diaz, whose co-edited section in the new issue of "Metal Music Studies" came out today! Check out all of the articles for contributions from Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Peru, and be sure to see his article,"Metal in Latin America".

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Modern Heavy Metal Conference 2018 Keynote: "Decolonial Metal Music" by Professor Nelson Varas-Diaz.

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Professor Nelson Varas-Díaz’s ethnographic film, "The Metal Islands: Culture, History and Politics in Caribbean Heavy Metal Music,"[…]

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Dr. Billy Hall (GSS Ph.D. 2016) has been appointed to a two-year postdoctoral position at the University of Maryland [...]

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