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Global Learning Initiative

Engagement Grant Recipients

Grant Recipients Archive    

The Global Learning Initiative Engagement Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the Global Learning Initiative Engagement Grants for the 2012-13 academic year:





Casual Fridays: International Students and American Students Interact University College Fall and Spring $110
“Dramaturgy and Dance: Mexica/Azteca Culture and The Hungry Woman.” Public lecture by Dr. Erica Ocegueda Theatre and Dance October 3, 2012 $500
World Percussion Ensemble Performance at PAISC Music October, 2012 $1000
Public lecture by Ryusho Jeffus, Buddhist Priest Philosophy and Religious Studies, International Studies October 30, 2012 $130
Exhibition and Artist Talk by Christine Sefolosha Fine Arts November 13, 2012 $300
International Student Classroom Visits World Languages and Cultures and University College November, 2012 $250
World AIDS Day Film Festival and Lecture Careers and Civic Engagement December 3, 2012 $700
Tim Miller Residency and Performance of "Glory Box" Theatre and Dance and the West Forum January 7-12, 2013 $700
“Gender, the Catholic Church, Militarism and US-Latin American Relations.” Public Lecture by Father Roy Bourgeois Women’s Studies and Peace Studies January 14, 2013 $500
Martin Luther King Day of Service Careers and Civic Engagement January 21, 2013 $700
"The 13th Century Cult of St. Charlemagne." Public Lecture by Dr. Lisa Ciresi Medieval Studies January 31, 2013 $350
“Women in Wartime China.” Public lecture by Dr. Danke Li History February 1, 2013 $250
Workshop in Umfundalai technique Theatre and Dance February 6, 2013 $350
Exhibition and Artist Talk by Sonya Clark Winthrop Galleries February 21, 2013 $500
"Hidden Voices: The Lives of LGBT Muslims" Public lecture by Faisal Alam GLoBAL, Multicultural Student Life, and Peace Studies February 21, 2013 $500
"Ethical Metalsmiths." Public lecture by Christina Miller Fine Arts February 22, 2013 $250
“Cultural Dimensions of Global Business.” Public Lecture by Dr. Gary Ferraro College of Business February 25, 2013 $250
“Who’s Afraid of Frances Fox Piven?” Public lecture by Dr. Frances Fox Piven Women’s Studies February 28, 2013 $440
Exhibition and Artist Talk by Christine Kirouac Winthrop Galleries March 7, 2013 $350
International Service Learning Project in Rocha, Nicaragua Human Nutrition, Social Work and Peace Studies March 8-17, 2013 $600
Six Metamorphoses After Ovid: Connecting to the Present Theatre and Dance April 2, 2013 $275
Third Annual Catawba Powwow Sociology and Anthropology April 12, 2013 $100
Model United Nations Distinguished Speaker Model United Nations March 20, 2013 $250
Support student travel to Foundation for Int’l Education Student global Leadership Conference International Center April 5-7, 2013 $1000
Support Skin Deep Performance Enhancement Workshop Theatre and Dance and Skin Deep April 5, 2013 $500
Classical Indian Dance Performance Theatre and Dance April 11, 2013 $796.44
Drums of Polynesia Multicultural Student Life August 17, 2013 $1000
International Field Experience - Microfinance Cultural Event College of Business and Economics Club Sept. 1, 2013 $1000
 Ethical Metalsmiths' Exhibition and Panel Discussion Department of Fine Arts and GEM Sept. 3, 2013 $185
Support Casual Friday University College Sept. 13, 2013 $237
"Homosexuality in the Ancient Near East" public lecture by Dr. David Stewart Philosophy and Religious Studies and Women Studies October 7, 2013 $600
Support for PLSC 390 travel component Political Science Spring 2014 $500

Average grant award: $452

The GLI  Engagement Committee thanks all the members of the Winthrop community who applied for GLI Engagement Grants and congratulates those who received funding. We appreciate your support of the Global Learning Initiative.

GLI Statement for Publicity and Programs: "This event/performance is partially supported by a grant from the Global Learning Initiative."

Assessment: All award winners will be expected to assess student learning along the GLI student learning outcomes at their event(s).  GLI staff are available to help with this task.

Watch the University events calendar and the Cultural Events calendar for the exact dates of these events.