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Global Definitions

  • A global citizen is a person who actively seeks to improve the general welfare of the international community.
  • A global citizen understands the importance of learning about world cultures and languages.
  • A global citizen is committed to using whatever knowledge, skills and talents she or he has to address current international issues (global poverty, environmental conservation,  conflict resolution, political, economic, social development, etc.).
  • A global citizen stands firm for diversity, social justice, human rights, equity and empowerment for all while rejecting injustice of all kinds.

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Supplemental Resources

Event: Documentary film “Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth”

America's Immigration Debate, Films on Demand, Films Media Group, 2004.

Gonzales, R. G. (2011). Learning to Be Illegal: Undocumented Youth and Shifting Legal Contexts in the Transition to Adulthood. American Sociological Review, 76(4), 602-619. doi:10.1177/0003122411411901

Johnson, F. (2012). The Shaky Middle Ground of Undocumented Youth. National Journal, 15.

King, K. A., & Punti, G. (2012). On the margins: Undocumented students’ narrated experiences of (il)legality. Linguistics & Education, 23(3), 235-249. doi:10.1016/j.linged.2012.05.002

Vargas, E. D. (2011). In-State Tuition Policies for Undocumented Youth. Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy, 2343-58.

Presentation: Guest Speaker Cristina Tzintzun 

Workers Defense Project/Proyecto Defensa Laboral. (2012, Sept 24). Retrieved from

GonzalesPlaintifLaw.Com (2012, September 15).  Austin Attorneys Gonzales & Gonzales; Testimonial: Cristina Tzintzun (Video file). Retrieved from

United States Department of Labor. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (2012, September 24). Retrieved from

The Push & Pull in Haitian Emigration

Buss, T. F., Gardner, A., & ebrary, I. (2008). Haiti in the balance. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press : National Academy of Public Administration.

Durkin, H. (2011). Dance anthropology and the impact of 1930s Haiti on Katherine Dunham's scientific and artistic consciousness. International Journal of Francophone Studies, 14(1), 123-142.

Fanning, S. C. (2007). The roots of early black nationalism: Northern African Americans' invocations of Haiti in the early nineteenth century. Slavery & Abolition, 28(1), 61-85.

FLETCHER, H. P. (1930). Quo vadis, haiti?  Foreign Affairs, 8, 533-548.

MILLSPAUGH, A. C. (1929). Our Haitian problem. Foreign Affairs, 7, 556-570.

OCHIENG, O. (2011). From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 1870-1964. Rhetoric & Public Affairs, 14(3), 556-559.

Shabaka, S. (2002). An Afrocentric analysis of the 19th century African-American migration to Haiti: A quest for the self-determining community. Dissertation

STREIT, C. K. (1928). Haiti: Intervention in operation. Foreign Affairs, 6, 615-632.

Thompson, K. A. (2007). Preoccupied with Haiti: The dream of diaspora in African American art, 1915-1942. American Art, 21(3), 74-97.

South Korea: Reflections on Language and Culture

Bleiker, R., & ebrary, I. (2005). Divided Korea. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Butler, Y. G., Hannum, E., Park, H., & ebrary, I. (2010). Globalization, changing demographics, and educational challenges in East Asia. Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Clark, D. N., & ebrary, I. (2000). Culture and customs of Korea. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2007, Columbia University Press.  Korea —,  accessed 01/23/12.

Kim, M. O., Jaffe, S., & ebrary, I. (2010). The New Korea. New York: Amacom.

Kim, S. (2011). South Korea powers toward all-digital scholastic network. Education Week, 30(37), 13-13.                  

Retrospective looks.(2010). Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 11(2), 285-299.  

Seth, M. J., & ebrary, I. (2010). A history of Korea. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.

World Trade Press, & ebrary, I. (2010; 1993). South Korea. Petaluma, Calif.: World Trade Press.

The World Factbook , South Korea. Central Intelligence Agency, online resource, accessed 01/23/12. 

Global Awareness Month: "Al Norte: 21st Century Latino Migration & Settlement in the U.S." 

Barreto, Matt A., Loren Collingwood, and Sylvia Manzano. "A New Measure of Group Influence in Presidential Elections: Assessing Latino Influence in 2008. " Political Research Quarterly 63, no. 4 (12, 2010): 908-921.

Calderón, Roberto R. "Mestizo in America: Generations of Mexican Ethnicity in the Suburban Southwest." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 111, no. 3 (01, 2008): 363-364.

Calderon, Roberto R. Mexican Coal Mining Labor in Texas and Coahuila, 1880-1930 Google book, accessed Oct. 10, 2011

Calderón, Roberto R.  "TEJANO POLITICS,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 05, 2011. Published by the Texas State Historical Association. 

Cuéllar, Carlos Eliseo and Inc NetLibrary. . Stories from the Barrio.Fort Worth, Tex.: TCU Press, 2003.  

del Castillo, Ricardo Griswold. "Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories" Journal of American Ethnic History 29, no. 2 (Winter2010, 2010): 102-104.

De León, Arnoldo "MEXICAN AMERICANS," Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 05, 2011. Published by the Texas State Historical Association

García, María-Cristina "CRESPO, MANUEL," Handbook of Texas Online , accessed October 05, 2011. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Gonzales, Alfonso. "Introduction Power, Justice, and Survival: Latino Politics Today." NACLA Report on the Americas 43, no. 6 (Nov, 2010): 13-14. 

Latino History: An Interchange on Present Realities and Future Prospects. Journal of American History 97, no. 2 (09, 2010): 424-463.

RochinRuiz, Vicki L. "Nuestra América: Latino History as United States History." Journal of American History 93, no. 3 (12, 2006): 655-672. 

Winders, Jamie. "Re-Placing Southern Geographies:The Role of Latino Migration in Transforming the South, its Identities, and its Study." Southeastern Geographer 51, no. 2 (Summer2011, 2011): 342-358.  

Public Affairs Forum "Reforming Islamic Societies: Prospects and Pitfalls"

"Seeing China: Views from an Insider and an Outsider"

Public Affairs Forum: "Politics of Islam: Searching for Common Ground" featuring speaker Mohsen Kadivar

"Consul General of Turkey, Mr. Akil Öktem speaks on Turkish Foreign Policy and Turkish Economic Development"  

"School of the Arts, Department of Music & Drama presents A Gaelic Gala: TWU Music Ensemble Showcase"

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