There are three options to take Global Studies 391: Black Lives Matter: A Global Comparative Study:
Option 1 – Fall 2022 @ UWM
Global Studies 391: Black Lives Matter: A Comparative Global Study is a team-taught, internationally focused comparative course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in the United States and abroad. In this course, we will study the history of BLM and how it has developed and been practiced in multiple locales.
The semester-long course will be staffed by five faculty members, each faculty will teach a 3-week module in a world area in which they have expertise. The course is worth 3 credits and fulfills the L&S International credit.
See your advisor about applying these credits to your degree program.
[Note: Global 391 and the study abroad program are independent: you can take the class without going on the study abroad program or you can go on the study abroad program without taking the class. Of course, you can do both for a comprehensive social justice learning experience!]
Option 2 – UWinteriM 2023 in the UK
BLM: A Global Comparative Study is a faculty-led study abroad program that examines the Black experience in London and nearby Bristol through, art, film, race, class, gender, and sexuality. Explore how the Black Lives Matter movement has taken root in the area. Earn 3 credits in Global Studies.
Option 3 – Take both the course and the study abroad program
If you prefer, you can do both for a comprehensive social justice learning experience!