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Student Spotlight: Seda Kayim

Seda Kayim has literally crossed oceans in pursuit of education in the face of adversity. Originally from Turkey, Seda experienced, first hand, the impact of the restrictions the government placed on academic institutions, as well as the authoritative pursuit of urban projects, despite public opposition. She worked as an architectural journalist and media producer after graduating with her B.Sc. and M.Sc.

400 Miles in Their Shoes

Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Anna Antoniou circumnavigated Cyprus on foot to take steps toward understanding what brings the divided island together.

Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Anna Antoniou circumnavigated Cyprus on foot to take steps toward understanding what brings the divided island together.

Student Spotlight: Maryam Aziz

Maryam is a 4th year candidate in American Culture. Her research looks at martial arts during the black power movement in 60s and 70s, how martial arts were used in other social movements and how we can use and learn from this to build social movements. She explains, “I wanted to look at the long history of black vets doing martial arts. It is so interesting to learn how many black movements thought martial arts were crucial and practical because of the self-defense techniques.

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