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Global Intercultural Research Center

 

 

Welcome

The UCCS Global Intercultural Research Center (GLINT)

"The UCCS Global Intercultural Research Center (GLINT) supports collaborative, cross-disciplinary scholarship and will: 

Serve as an incubator for newly emerging themes related to global intercultural issues;
Provide linkages and connections (both actual and virtual) to faculty whose scholarship integrates global intercultural perspectives;

Sponsor collaborative scholarship that promotes the culture that is necessary to facilitate the highest level of global intercultural-related research, teaching, and service;

Offer training/resources to assist faculty in developing global intercultural-related research and curricula; Encourage grant seeking and publication of scholarly and creative works.


Read Communique Article here

Events

GLINT SPRING EVENTS


GLINT Talk Series: Stephany Rose, "Recovering from Racism: Journeying to Truth and Conciliation" Video Link.


GLINT NEWSLETTER


Higher Education and Academic Freedom in Turkey: Boğaziçi Yesterday and Today. Video Link


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Craft Around the Globe: Education Abroad Craft and Information Sessions. ACCESS HERE


Monday February 15th: Turkey Now!

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 GLINT Talk Series event aims to reframe conversation on race. LINK


Applicants are invited to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2022-2023 beginning February 1, 2021

The deadline to apply to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is September 15, 2021


February 11th, 2021

Stephany Rose, Ph.D., Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

"Recovering from Racism: Journeying to Truth and Conciliation"

March 11th, 2021

Peter Gorder, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 

"Integrating Cultural Awareness into the Engineering Design Process" 

March 25th, 2021

Liam Teague and The Northern Illinois University Steelband. 

"The Magic of the Steelpan"

Student Research Opportunity:

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) will be selecting a new cohort of Global Sustainability Scholars (GSS) Fellows in January 2021.
The GSS program brings together talented undergraduates for a paid three-summer immersive experience where students travel abroad, conduct research and build their professional network in real world sustainability issues.
https://www.gsscholar.org/scholars-program
The Global Sustainability Scholars looks like a great opportunity for sophomores interested in sustainability.

From seed grant to presentation to publication!

Congratulations to Dr. Suhaan Mehta! Dr. Mehta received a GLINT seed grant in 2018 and presented his research to a standing room only audience in spring 2019. His GLINT supported research is now published and can be found in the latest issue of Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics.

Citation: Mehta (2020) "Colouring superheroes: Hue, saturation, and value in Ms.Marvel: Kamala Khan #1 and DC’s Detective Comics Annual #12 and Batman Annual #28," Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2020.1791923.

FALL 2020/ SPRING 2021 GLINT TALK SERIES

October 22nd 2020

Christopher Bell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Media Studies, Department of Communication. 

"GLINT Smackdown!: Blackness and Professional Wrestling"

December 3rd, 2020

Jessi Smith, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Professor of Psychology.

"Faculty Gatekeepers: Diversity Intervention-Resistance to Action Model"

Facilitated by Dr. Michelle Dorne, Department of Anthropology & Dr. Cerian Gibbes, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

February 11th, 2021

Stephany Rose, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Women's and Ethnic Studies.

"Recovering from Racism: Journeying to Truth and Conciliation"

March 11th, 2021

Peter Gorder, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 

"Integrating Cultural Awareness into the Engineering Design Process" 

GLINT SPONSORED EVENT:

Stories Untold is a UCCS student podcast that considers experiences of inequality and responsive social movements like Black Lives Matter. Each episode delves into a particular aspect of experiences we may seldom hear about, with the goals of creating greater understanding of the range of people's experiences in our society, raising questions to spark conversations within our UCCS and Colorado Springs communities, and amplifying voices of people of color.

Programs to check out this year:

Humanities Undergraduate Research Assistant Training Program https://studentresearch.uccs.edu/humanities-research-assistant-training-program
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) trianing program https://rcr.uccs.edu/ Responsible Conduct of Research Workshops
Live, Virtual, Workshops for Faculty and Students
featuring Emily Skop, Grant Clayton, Ton Conley.
Date vary, for more details see https://rcr.uccs.edu/g greater understanding of the range of people's experiences in our society, raising questions to spark conversations within our UCCS and Colorado Springs communities, and amplifying voices of people of color. Research Collaboration Opportunity:
The State of Colorado "New American Integration" office is looking for a research partner who can help study the administrative and language barriers that exist for immigrants and refugees as they try to enroll in state benefit programs (food assistance, etc.) for which they are eligible. Please let contact Emily Skop (eskop@uccs.edu) if you have any interest in this opportunity.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2020 GLINT SEED GRANT WINNERS!

 

Dr. Elizabeth Daniels, Department of Psychology, LAS with "Cultural Contributions to Body Image: A Global Survey"

 

Dr. Deborah Kenny, Department of Nursing, Beth-El with "Comparisons of Services and Support for Homeless Veterans across Global Allied Forces"

 

Dr. Farida Khan, Department of Economics, with "Water Use and Migration among Indigenous groups in Northwest Bangladesh"

 

Dr. Sudhanshu Semwal, Department of Computer Science, EAS & Dr. Esther Lamidi, Department of Sociology, LAS with "Agent based NetLogo™ Computational Modeling towards study of Event Triggers on the Mental Health of Immigrant Children"

 

Dr. Emily Skop, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies with "Placemaking in Refugee-Led Urban Farms"

The remaining presentations spring 2020 GLINT TALK Series presentations will be hosted via teleseminar.

GLINT DIRECTOR, CERIAN GIBBES, AWARDED FULBRIGHT AWARD TO RESEARCH INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY IN TAIWAN
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GLINT ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER AND AFFILIATE FACULTY LOOKS TO HISTORY TO MAKE SENSE OF CURRENT PANDEMIC: DR. MARTINEZ-DAVILA LAUNCHES FREE LECTURE SERIES "MEDIEVAL PLAGUE MODERN PANDEMIC"
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THE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIVE MOVEMENT: LESSONS FROM ITS RECENT HISTORY AND PROSPECTS FROM GRASSROOTS ECONOMIC DEMOCRATIZATION"
April 24th, 2020 @ 12-1PM .
Click here to join the teleseminar The PIN to access the room is 42101 **We recommend using Google Chrome** Conference call-in number: 719-357-4962 We hope you are able to join us on Friday.

DR. ESHE LEWIS "CONTEMPORARY INSIGHTS ON AFRO-DESCENDANT IDENTITY IN PERU"
April 17th, 2020 @ 12-1PM .
Click here to join the teleseminar The PIN to access the room is 42101 **We recommend using Google Chrome** Conference call-in number: 719-357-4962 We hope you are able to join us on Friday.

This Friday (3/20) from 12 p.m.-1p.m., we welcome Dr. Farida Khan. Her presentation is titled "Development and Change among Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh".
Click here to join the teleseminar The PIN to access the room is 42101 **We recommend using Google Chrome** Conference call-in number: 719-357-4962 We hope you are able to join us on Friday.

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Dr. Skop and Dr. Gibbes

DR. CERIAN GIBBES, GLINT DIRECTOR, AND DR. EMILY SKOP, FEATURED IN COMMUNIQUE ARTICLE TITLED "SKOP AND GIBBES TO TELL STORIES OF REFUGES PLANTING NEW ROOTS IN U.S"

CLICK HERE!


GLINT AFFILIATE, DR. GEORGE CHENEY, FEATURED IN CU FACULTY VOICES "COMING TO TERMS WITH GROWTH"

GLINT AFFILIATE, DR. EMILY SKOP, FEATURED IN COMMUNIQUE ARTICLE TITLED "UCCS RESEARCHERS HIGHLIGHT CHANGED PERCEPTIONS OF REFUGEES OVER PAST 100 YEARS"

"PEACE CORPS INFORMAL PANEL" CO-HOSTED WITH THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
 
March 13th, 2020 @ 11-12:30PM | UC 302 |

DR. GEORGE WU BAYUGA, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, YALE UNIVERSITY "THE MORAL ECONOMY OF CHINESE WORKING NUN" CO-HOSTED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, THE CENTER OF RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND PUBLIC LIFE, AND THE KRAEMER FAMILY LIBRARY
March 13th, 2020 @ 2:30-4PM | UC 302 | CLICK HERE!

JUST TALK PANEL "UNDERSTANDING THE REFUGEE CRISIS: GLOBAL & LOCAL PERSPECTIVES"

Co-sponsored by the Kraemer Family Library & GLINT

February 24th, 2020 @ 4:30-6PM | Library 2nd Floor Apse


DR. CHRISTINA JIMENEZ WIH "A CITY OF AMBULANTES: ITINERANT URBAN WORKERS AND MUNICIPAL REGISTRIES IN GUADALAJARA, MEXICO,1880-1940"
February 21st, 2020 @ 12-1PM | UC 309 | CLICK HERE!

DR. JIMENEZ AWARD

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. CHRISTINA JIMENEZ FOR BEING AWARDED OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLES FOR 2019 FOR HER BOOK TITLED "MAKING AN URBAN PUBLIC: POPULAR CLAIMS TO CITIZENSHIP IN MEXICO, 1839-1922"

DR. TARA ROBINS with "PARASITE INFECTION AND IMMUNE SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT: EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ECONOMIC EVELOPMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND HUMAN HEALTH"
November 15th, 2019 @ 12-1PM |UC 122 | CLICK HERE!

#UrbanCOS PUBLIC FORUM TO EXPLORE THE CONCEPTS OF LOCAL URBANISM
November 4th, 2019 | UC 122 |

Glen Whitehead

DR. GLEN WHITEHEAD with "NEW SONIC ECOLOGIES: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVISATION IN AN AGE OF CLIMATE CRISIS"
October 18th, 2019 @ 12-1PM | Columbine 127 | CLICK HERE!

#UrbanCOS PUBLIC FORUM TO EXPLORE THE CONCEPTS OF LOCAL URBANISM
October 14th, 2019 | 102 S. Tejon St. St 105-A |

THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY WOMEN'S COMMITTEE INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR THE LEADERSHIP PATHWAYS WORKSHOP, LED BY DR. PATRICIA PRICE
October 4th, 2019 @ 9AM-1PM | Upper Lodge  | CLICK HERE!