Why Intersectionality Matters in the Global Context

Various international topics such as human rights, globalization, femicide, foreign service, international social movements, the global economy and experience abroad may more or less seem unrelated. However, what each of these subjects share is their intersectionality. Spring intern Yemi Olaiya discusses the idea behind intersectionality and its relevance to how global issues are addressed.

Year in Review: International Affairs in 2011

Happy New Year, everyone! 2012 is off to a snowy start here in Pittsburgh, and this seems like a perfect time to review what has happened over the past 360-some odd days. As always, the global stage was full of tumult and change: 2011 saw the deaths of influential world figures (Warren Christopher, Muammar Gaddafi, … Read More

>Globalization and You…and Twitter

> Regardless of where globalization lands on one’s political compass, the world got a lot smaller just over the past decade. And you don’t need to be a Cold War scholar or Fortune 500 CEO to understand globalization, either. See X-Box Live, where gamers compete with their counterparts all over the world.  See Facebook and … Read More