Moderators: Julius Amin, University of Dayton Department of History, and Sangita Gosalia, University of Dayton Global and Intercultural Affairs Center (GIA)
- Rev. Dr. Donna Cox, Department of Music
- Deogratias Eustace, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
- Jamie Small, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
- Maria Vivero, Department of Economics and Finance
This session is co-hosted by the Global and Intercultural Affairs (GIA) Center.
Now in its tenth year, the University of Dayton (UD) Global Education Seminar (GES) was designed to create a mechanism for faculty to gain knowledge and experience that would help to advance internationalization through curriculum, scholarship and collaborations. An integral aspect of the program objectives is to promote global awareness and consciousness on campus, enhance intercultural engagement, and deepen understanding of inclusive excellence. The program has taken faculty to China, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Togo and Ghana — and most recently South Africa. After a one-year seminar experience, interrupted by the pandemic, a cohort of six interdisciplinary faculty recently spent two weeks in South Africa visiting Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town. In this roundtable, participants reflect on their seminar and trip experience and its impact on their role as scholars and educators.