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Latin American Studies Major, part 2

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guests
Jane Mangan, Associate Professor of History
Melissa Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Spanish

Takeaways

  • Hear examples of classes students can take across the curriculum as a part of this major
  • Why does this major need to be interdisciplinary?
  • What might students do post-graduation with this major?
  • What makes this major different from Latin American Studies majors at other schools?

Latin American Studies Major, part 2

Latin American Studies Major, part 1

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guests
Jane Mangan, Associate Professor of History
Melissa Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Spanish

Takeaways

  • Why a new major in Latin American Studies?
  • How is the major structured? Which classes must students complete to graduate with this major?
  • Learn about how the study abroad requirement of the major, including the Davidson in Peru program.

Latin American Studies Major, part 1

New Distribution Requirements

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guests
Dr. Pat Sellers ’86, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor of Political Science

Takeaways

  • Why new distribution requirements?
  • How do the new requirements embrace Davidson’s concept of a liberal arts education?
  • How do the new requirements differ from the old requirements?
  • What comes next? What is on Davidson’s to-do list for the next school year as we prepare for the Class of 2016.

New Distribution Requirements

Vann Center for Ethics

Host: Jeff Tolly

Special Guests
Dr. David Perry, Director of the Vann Center for Ethics and Professor of Applied Ethics

Takeaways

Vann Center for Ethics

Environmental Studies Major, part 1

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guest
Dr. Annie Ingram, Thomson Professor of Environmental Studies, Professor of English, and Director of the Environmental Studies Program

Takeaways

Environmental Studies Major, part 1

Nine Parts of Desire: Cast Interview

Host: Chris Marsicano ’10

Special Guests
Cast of Nine Parts of Desire
Sharon Green, Director and Associate Professor of Theatre

Takeaways

  • What is Nine Parts of Desire?
  • How did the actors prepare for their roles?
  • The importance of historical research and context, as well as the utilization of different dialects.
  • How did the cast get involved in theatre?
  • This is the culmination of a collection of interdisciplinary events, centering on “Voices of Middle Eastern Women: Women’s Lives in Art and Culture” which has included an art show, a lecture, and a panel, have provided a context have led up to the opening of this show
  • The difficulty of a show full of monologues.
  • See Nine Parts of Desire: A Rehearsal” to listen to a rehearsal clip.

Nine Parts of Desire: Cast Interview