Bremda Acosta - College of Arts and Science
Latin American Women in Domestic Service Organizations in Madrid, Spain: Laws, Experiences, and Efforts That Unite Them
As the Gallatin Fellow in Urban Practice chosen to work with Servicio Doméstico Activo this past summer, and as a student in the Migrations and Cultural Diversity in Spain course this past fall, Bremda presents her research on female domestic service in Madrid, Spain. She investigates the political, social, and economic challenges Latin American women face in this informal sector.
Christian Anthony - College of Arts and Science
Islam and Confucianism—Two ‘Religions,’ Two Schools of Thought
Christian analyzes the interactions between Islam and Confucianism within China over the course of 1,100 years (AD 700–1800 BC) and reveals how a thriving Muslim population was able to develop in a relatively closed-off Chinese society during the T’ang Dynasty and beyond.
Emily Rabinowitz - Steinhardt
Attitudes and Awareness of Cervical Cancer, Pap Smears, and HPV in Latin America
Emily discusses the attitudes and awareness women in Latin America have about cervical cancer, Pap smears, and HPV and the importance of evaluating these attitudes before administering expensive intervention.
Ana Lopes - Liberal Studies/College of Arts and Science
Art, Politics, and Institutional Change
Ana explores the power art and artistic movements have to shape political, institutional, and societal change.
Kohtaro Kosugiyama - Global Liberal Studies
Aliyah Symes - College of Arts and Science
Mahalia Thomas - College of Arts and Science
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action
The NYU Global Equity Fellowship is a competitive yearlong fellowship created to empower and equip a diverse body of students to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion while studying away. The panel includes former fellows and examines some of the progress, challenges, and innovation in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion at NYU’s global locations.
Natsuko Saegusa - Global Liberal Studies
Shiqin Cao - Global Liberal Studies
The Unrooted Identities in Vietnam and Their Role in Global Affairs
Natsuko and Shiqin discuss their trip to Vietnam, where they conducted ethnographic interviews and field research on the tension between localism and globalization within the sociocultural framework. Through their digital platform, UNROOTED, Natsuko and Shiqin showcase how cultures do not always correspond to country borders.
Gabriella Butler - Global Liberal Studies
Martyrdom in the Palestinian Context and Its Representation in West Bank Public Imagery
Gabriella explores the role of the martyrs in Palestinian society, particularly their constant foothold in the public sphere and visual culture, and why many of them committed acts knowing they would likely be killed. She discusses the evolution of Palestinian martyrdom throughout the conflict, the motivations behind violent acts that result in martyrdom, and the representation of this phenomenon.
Camila Robalino - Global Liberal Studies
Isha Mazumdar - Global Liberal Studies
Lisa Rae Testa - Stern School of Business
El Largo Camino
Set in Madrid, Spain, El Largo Camino follows the emotional journey of Nory and her family as they navigate the successes and hardships of life as immigrants.
Ashwini Nagappan - College of Arts and Science
London's Holy Grime
Through interviews with a grime music producer, an East London record shop owner, and grime music master of ceremonies, London’s Holy Grime explores the role of grime music—a popular genre among the locals of London that is most comparable to US rap—in the capital’s music scene.
Hannah Garcia - Tisch School of the Arts/Stern
After leaving their professional careers to pursue their own business, the Burner Brothers Bakery, brother and sister, Antonio and Sandra Camacho, find new ways to revitalize Cuba by exploring the possibilities of the newly established private sector.
The fourth annual NYU Global Engagement Symposium was held on Friday, March 2nd on NYU's New York campus at the King Juan Carlos I Center. In an interconnected global network that sees internationally focused student achievement at NYU span six continents and many of the world's most dynamic cities, the symposium is a nexus for undergraduate student presenters to come together and share their accomplishments in global engagement. Participants will gain valuable experience fostering global conversations in a formal conference setting, as well as demonstrate the many ways NYU's global network can be utilized to achieve goals in independent research and personal development.
Undergraduate international students, study away participants, and exchange students with internationally focused engagement experience, including:
Faculty and staff interested in being involved with the symposium, click here.
Every year, two outstanding presenters are selected from students nominated by institutions nation-wide to receive The Forum on Education Abroad's Award for Academic Achievement Abroad. Recipients of this prestigious award are invited (all expenses paid) to present their work at The Forum's national conference. Outstanding Symposium presenters will be automatically considered to receive one of NYU's two nominations for the award.