January Newsletter Summary

Introducing the Critical Internationalization Network Newsletter: Invitation to Submit

We are pleased to invite our network to share their knowledge and join the conversation…

Full Network Meeting: Friday, January 29th

Our next network meeting will take place on Friday, January 29, 2021 and will feature guest speaker PhD candidate Siseko Kumalo, who will give a talk entitled “Using Intellectual Ancestries to Rethink the Black Archive in South Africa and Beyond.” You can find the abstract and speaker bio below. The meeting will take place 9-10:30 AM Pacific/12-1:30 PM Eastern (US/Canada)/5-6:30PM UK/7-8:30PM SAST. The meeting can be joined via Zoom: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/97889773406?pwd=aXYyYWNqa3g4Z0xMcHRMdk5EV3ZSdz09

Announcing the Race and Racism Sub Group

We are Up and Running!

Following the first virtual conference of the Critical Internationalization Studies network, convener Sharon Stein invited anyone who was interested to take the lead in convening sub-groups of the network. Chrystal George Mwangi and Kumari Beck volunteered to take up this role for a sub-group on race and racism within the context of critical internationalization studies…

Announcing the Virtual Exchange (VE) Sub Group

Virtual Exchange (VE) is a practice, supported by research, that consists of sustained, technology-enabled, people-to-people education programmes or activities in which constructive communication and interaction takes place between individuals or groups who are geographically separated and/or from different cultural backgrounds, with the support of educators or facilitators…

The video from Dr. Mirjam Hauck and Dr. Francesca Helm’s November 12 presentation, “Critical Internationalisation through Critical Virtual Exchange (VE)”, is now available to view: https://youtu.be/S1EZL4DLjew

Announcing the Graduate Student Sub Group

The subgroup originated after a particularly generative discussion during the online conference for the Critical Internationalization Studies Network on June 26th and 27th. After several participants expressed their desires to see the network branch out, PhD Candidate Gian Hernandez offered to coordinate a subgroup in which graduate students and early-career researchers could come together and discuss some of the critical issues that occupy the network…

Additional Announcements & Celebrations

  • The video from Dr. Mirjam Hauck and Dr. Francesca Helm’s November 12 presentation, “Critical Internationalisation through Critical Virtual Exchange (VE)”, is now available to view:
    https://youtu.be/S1EZL4DLjew
  • We are also interested in creating a logo for the Critical Internationalization Studies Network that we can use in the newsletter and on our website. If you would like to volunteer your artistic talents to this endeavor, please contact the newsletter team at criticalinternationalization2@gmail.com
  • We want to celebrate your accomplishments! If you want to share something with our community, please fill out this form and we will include it in the next issue.

About this Newsletter

This newsletter was created by Dr. Santiago Castiello-Gutiérrez, Dr.Tiffany Viggiano, and Dr. Melissa Whatley. If you want to contribute, join our team, or share any ideas to improve this newsletter, please send us an email at criticalinternationalization2@gmail.com.