Global Village Housing

HOUSE LIST FOR 2017-2018:

 

Learn more about the Global Village House Instructors

 

 

Africana House
 

If you have an interest in African culture, history and politics, the Africana House is the perfect fit for you! You will be introduced to a wide variety of cultures in Africa and the African Diaspora and have the opportunity to explore gender and other contemporary development issues. Each semester the course explores a different topic, and in past years students have travelled internationally.

Course Number: 01:090:231 (fall), 232 (spring)
Course Title: Africana Cultural Experience

House Location: Jameson B
Course Location: Hickman 130
Instructor: Joseanne Cudjoe

PAL: TBA

 

Human Rights House


The Human Rights House is a community designed to examine human rights from a local to a global level. Students who live in the house research human rights policy, non-governmental organizations and social justice movements around the world. Through analysis of the legacy of women’s rights as human rights in particular, students create dialogue and social action around the most pressing global issues.

Course Number: 01:090:241 (fall), 242 (spring)
Course Name: Human Rights Theory and Practice
House Location: Jameson G
Course Location: Ludwig Center, Britt 17
Instructor: Chandni Pathak
PAL: TBA

 

Leadership Education at Douglass (LEAD) House


The Leadership Education at Douglass (LEAD) House is designed to explore the various elements of leadership and the role of women in politics. This is an experiential-based course. Students will develop skills and tools to be successful agents of social change through both group and individual exercises and they also travel to PLEN’s Women and Public Policy Seminar in DC during winter break.

Course Number: 01:090:243 (fall), 244 (spring)
Course Name: Leadership and Global Citizenship
House Location: Jameson D
Course Location: Hickman 209
Instructor: Sharon Amobi
PAL: TBA

 

Spanish House


In La Casa Hispanica, students will explore gender & Hispanic language and cultures, improving their language skills through immersion in daily foreign-language activities including speaking Spanish in the house on a regular basis. Each semester, the course explores a different topic.

Course Number: 01:090:237 (fall), 238 (spring)
Course Name: Spanish Cultural Experience
House Location: Jameson D
Course Location: Hickman 204
Instructor: Maia De la Calle
PAL: TBA

 

Women, Gender, and Business House
 

The Women and Business House is a living learning community that offers students the opportunity to explore the various aspects of business ownership, from idea to design to implementation. Students will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and how others have succeeded, and they will also analyze the different ways that gender shapes the world of business.

Course Number: 01:988:296, section 01 (fall and spring)
Course Name: WGS Special Topics, Women & Business
House Location: Jameson C
Course Location: Ludwig Center, Britt 002
Instructor: Mukesh Patel
PAL: TBA

 

Women, Gender, and Creativity House
 

The Women, Gender, and Creativity House gives students the opportunity to explore a range of art forms from film, creative writing, music, video, and the visual and performing arts. Over the year, students will develop their own projects, experience the arts in the New Jersey/New York area, and meet with a range of professional artists. Students even have their own art studio in-residence!

Course Number: 01:988:296, section 02 (fall)
Course Name: WGS Special Topics, Women & Creativity
House Location: Woodbury
Course Location: Studio in basement of Woodbury/ Hickman 122
Instructor: Marsha Goldberg
PAL: TBA

 

Women, Gender, and Public Health House
 

Interested in public health issues and their relation to women’s lives and communities? Students will learn about the public health challenges on the local & global levels. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about local public health initiatives and network with experts in the field.

Course Number: 10:832:243, section 01 (fall and spring)
Course Name: Wellness Community (Women & Public Health)
House Location: TBA
Course Location: Hickman 218
Instructor: Danielle Perry
PAL: TBA

 

Women, Gender, and Medicine House
 

This new house will explore the gendered history of the medical field, from the historic differential treatment of women and people of color in medical tests, to the persistent gendered segregation within medical professions. Students in this house will also learn about the practical elements of a career in medicine –from strategies for passing organic chemistry to exploring “non-traditional” medical careers.

Course Number: 01:988:296, section 03 (fall and spring)
Course Name: WGS Special Topics, Women & Medicine
House Location: Jameson G
Course Location: Britt 008
Instructor: Mariam Rashid
PAL: TBA