Shane Barter & INTS Student Amanda Boralessa co-author a new publications

INTS Professor Shane Barter and student Amanda Boralessa (2018) have published a chapter in the newly-released Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia, edited by Shiping Hua.  Their chapter, “Southeast Asia: Unity in ASEAN” explores foreign policy in the region and beyond.  Congratulations on this joint effort!
Routledge website (to purchase).  Google Books.

Sada Sud (Class of 2018) Attends Major Political Science Conference

Sada Sud attended and presented a research [poster at the Western Political Science Association Conference in San Francisco on March 29-31, 2018. She reported:

“The academic value gained [through the conference] was immense. I was able to talk to other academics and undergraduate students interested in Middle Eastern geopolitics. Questions and inquiries raised by them served as a helpful insight into what more could be added to the draft of my capstone as well as what I need to focus on and clarify in the revision process. (…) After my poster presentation, I attended another panel on political discourses, which had a variety of papers being discussed, including the impact of voice pitch on political perception. (…) Overall, my capstone writing experience and research skills acquired at SUA prepared me well to make the most of this conference.”

Sada’s participation at the conference was partially supported by INTS funding.

 

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INTS faculty convene “Sokatric Seminar” on Global Issues

On November 8th, INTS faculty Tetsushi Ogata and Ian Read engaged in a productive conversation with more than ten students regarding SUA’s engagement with global news and issues.  Topics discussed:  the role of Facebook in conveying news and its limitations as a forum for discussion; an SUA supported news radio show or podcast; ways to bring speakers representing diverse points of view to campus.

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