Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences
BU Today traveled to Venice, Italy, this summer to report on a new program offered by BU Study Abroad, Venice Environmental Science Program.
As interest in Middle Eastern studies grows, BU students with a scholarly passion for the region’s languages and culture have been accustomed to cherry-picking related courses. But with the creation of a new College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate major in the modern languages and comparative literature department, students can now major in Middle Eastern and North Africa (MENA) studies, a course of study that corrals offerings in the region’s four spoken languages as well as the humanities, social sciences, and geography.
What’s at stake in the Ukraine, for them and us, and what happens if it spirals out of control? BU Today asked Igor Lukes, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of history and international relations and an expert on central Europe and Russia.
Former ambassador Husain Haqqani offers insider revelations of the US-Pakistan Alliance in his new book, Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding.
The new Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, named for its largest benefactor, will focus on advancing human progress and improving the human condition.
BU Professor of History and International Relations Andrew Bacevich discusses the opportunity for the United States to end its involvement in the Middle East.
Kevin P Gallagher is a professor of international relations at Boston University where he co-directs the Global Economic Governance Initiative.
“After 66 years of bilateral ties, U.S.-Pakistani relations are still based on delusions — and [CAS Professor] Husain Haqqani is on a campaign to correct the diplomatic self-deceptions.”
Christie’s senior international director of Chinese works of art and ceramics, Athena Zonars (CAS’82), is captivated by the beauty of the pieces she sells for the auction house.