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Study Abroad in Jamaica highlighted

CofC’s Center for International Education highlighted the upcoming African American Studies study abroad program scheduled for summer 2019! Check out the newsletter here!

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Fall 2018 AAST Newsletter

African American Studies Fall 2018 Newsletter is finally out! Check it out here! 

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Professor Sami Schalk to Deliver the 2018–2019 Conseula Francis Emerging Scholar Lecture

The late Conseula Francis (1973–2016), the former director of the African American Studies Program, was deeply committed to mentoring and supporting junior faculty, and one of the many ways in which she championed the work of junior scholars in the … Continue reading

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Russian Studies Alumna Deniz Houston interns at the World Cup in Russia

How CofC Helped One Alumna Get to The World Cup

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Where are they now? Capers Rumph ’09 (German and History)

When German and History double major Capers Rumph received the outstanding German student award in 2009, the German faculty noted that she was a “poster child for our mission at the school of Language Cultures and World Affairs: she studied … Continue reading

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German program alumna Dona Totova Lacayo featured in CofC magazine

Dona Totova Lacayo ’05, the chief commercial and public affairs officer at the Port of Hueneme (wy-NEEM-ee) in California, minored in German along with her major in International Business at CofC and enjoyed courses with Herr Della Lana and Dr. … Continue reading

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CofC Magazine interviews Dr. Irina Erman, Director of Russian Studies

Inside the Academic Mind: Irina Erman

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German and English Major Jake Keim interns at German newspaper (and receives a very sweet first assignment!)

This summer, German and English double major Jake Keim ’19 is interning in journalism at the Frankfurter Neue Presse in Frankfurt am Main as part of the CofC Cultural Vistas Summer Internship in Germany program. His first assignment was a … Continue reading

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German as an advantage in medical school applications: Stuart Gilreath ’14 looks back

Does studying German and interning and Germany really help Science majors in their med school applications and careers? We recently caught up with CofC alum Stuart Gilreath ’14, currently a medical student at the University of South Carolina, to ask … Continue reading

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2014 African American Studies Study Abroad Program Barbados – University of West Indies: Cavehill

The African American Studies Study Abroad Program began in 2012 with Roneka Matheny. During the Maymester, she took a group of students to the island of Barbados. The following academic year, I was asked to continue the program. Instead of … Continue reading

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