Area Studies

Is a war between the U.S. and Iran inevitable? GVSU expert shares insight

Gamal Gasim, an expert on the Middle East, said the fallout from the action by the U.S. is complex.

Jan 3, 2020


Faculty, students support global sustainable development project

Four Grand Valley undergraduate students and a faculty member are contributing to an initiative supporting a United Nations compact that promotes global sustainable development.

Mar 28, 2018


Symposium will highlight area impact of immigrants

The fourth annual Padnos/Sarosik Civil Discourse Symposium will focus on immigrants and refugees, featuring panelists who are deeply engaged with those populations.

Oct 24, 2017


Applications sought for next civil discourse professor

Applications are being accepted for the next professor of civil discourse, housed in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Aug 17, 2017


Nine films highlight Latin American Film Festival

Nine international films are scheduled during the seventh annual Latin American Film Festival, which runs March 31-April 2 at Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE in Grand Rapids.

Mar 31, 2017






History conference to focus on human rights in the Atlantic world

More than 25 presentations will be offered during the Great Lakes History Conference October 21-22.

Oct 18, 2016