Articles: Tag: International Studies

Mattiace Presents Paper on Indigenous Resistance

Professor of Political Science and International Studies Shannan Mattiace presented her paper (with co-authors Guillermo Trejo [Notre Dame] and Sandra Ley [CIDE, Mexico City]) “Indigenous Resistance to Criminal Governance in Mexico” via Skype at the Latin American Studies Association Meetings in Lima, Peru, April 28-May 1. She presented a version of this paper at the

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Photographer to Share Experience of Walking the Israel National Trail

Professional photographer Udi Goren will talk about his journey along the Israel National Trail in the Collaboratory of Allegheny College’s Pelletier Library Pelletier on Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. The talk is part of International Education Week (IEW), a national

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Mattiace presents paper on resistance to drug violence

Professor of Political Science and International Studies Shannan Mattiace presented a paper with co-authors Guillermo Trejo (University of Notre Dame) and Sandra Ley (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics, CIDE, Mexico City) entitled “Indigenous Resistance to Drug Violence in Mexico: Why Indigenous Mobilization and Ethnic Autonomy Institutions Deter Criminal Violence” at a conference/workshop on

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Experiential Learning Opens a World of Opportunity

“Allegheny College gave me the opportunity not only to have my first experience outside of the United States, but outside of my comfort zone, too,” says Kelsey McNary ’13. As an Allegheny student, McNary joined an Experiential Learning seminar that toured Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden during the summer of 2011, following her sophomore year.

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Senior Paul Cancilla and Professor Shannan Mattiace Do Fieldwork in Mexico City

Paul Cancilla ’16 and Professor of Political Science and International Studies Shannan Mattiace traveled to Mexico City in January for a week of fieldwork. Paul is writing a Senior Project on the relationship between public space and democracy in one Mexico City neighborhood. Professor Mattiace, who is involved in a multi-year Great Lakes Colleges Association

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Two Students Present Senior Project Research at Latin American and Caribbean Studies Research Symposium

Two International Studies and Spanish double majors presented the results of their Senior Project research at the XI Latin American and Caribbean Studies Research Symposium at Slippery Rock University on April 3. Kalyssa King ’15 presented “Reassessing the Goals of the Past: A Reflection on the Development, Creation and Outcomes of Plan Colombia” and Mario

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An ‘Unusual Combination’ of Sports and Studies

This summer, Bryn Philibert ’16 participated in an international internship in London at Right To Play, a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. The experience provided Bryn with a deeper understanding of nonprofit organizations and work done throughout the world. “Working with Right To Play

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