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    We're so proud of our ICS rising senior, Jamie Bergstrom, who recently received the Truman Scholarship!

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    Senior Spotlight: Leilani Doktor talks about her ICS capstone paper and her article "Defining Democracy in Algeria" which will soon be published in the Journal of International Relations

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    ICS Capstone with Dr. Jessica Namakkal 

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    Ariana Curtis '02 who graduated with her doctorate in anthropology at American University in May 2012, shares how ICS was the foundation for her academic and professional success

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    ICS Annual Lecture "A View From Above: Air Power's Visual Culture" Dr. Caren Kaplan, Professor of American Studies, UC-Davis

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    After taking the ICS Gateway, Karsh International Scholar and ICS major Laxmi Rajak '15 traveled to India to practice Hindi and conduct research on women and education 

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    ICS 195 students listen to Camila Vignaud '13 (far right), and Michelle Lemani '13 (center) talk about ICS Capstone seminar and the major

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    Faculty Spotlight on Dr. Jessica Namakkal who joined the Duke faculty and ICS community in August 2013, interview by Mary Lagdameo

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Washington, D.C., October 2012, photo by Jeff Dillman

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    Prof. Cheri Ross, ICS Distinction Coordinator, speaks to ICS majors interested in pursuing an honors thesis

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2014 ICS Diploma Ceremony

2014 ICS Diploma Ceremony Sunday, May 11, 2014 1 PM West Duke Building Lawn (East Campus) Inclement weather rain location: Gross Hall 107 (West Campus) All seniors planning to participate must be on site for seating by 12:45 PM.… Read More...
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April 3rd ICS Annual Lecture

ICS Annual Lecture "A View From Above: Air Power's Visual Culture" Dr. Caren Kaplan Professor of American Studies, UC-Davis Thursday, April 3 5:00 PM East Duke Parlors Reception to follow Photos of the event can be viewed on our… Read More...
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Feb 20th ICS Honors Info Session

Applications to participate in the ICS Distinction (Honors) Program in 2014-15 are due March 21, 2014. Come learn more about the Distinction Program and hear about the experiences of ICS honors students at the ICS Honors Info Session! ICS… Read More...
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Women's Studies Across the Disciplines

Grad Scholars Colloquium 2013-14 WOMEN'S STUDIES ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES a panel featuring · PROF. ARA WILSON (Women’s Studies & Cultural Anthropology) · PROF. GABRIEL ROSENBERG (Women’s Studies) · PROF. JESSICA NAMAKKAL (International Comparative Studies) MONDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 6-8… Read More...
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Welcome to the International Comparative Studies website! Visit this site often for information on the major. See the FAQ page if you want to declare an ICS major. Be sure to come back each semester around preregistration to check out updated approved course listings. Here’s a brief list of common requests and the ICS person to contact:

Contact  if . . .

  • you have a question about counting a study abroad course toward the ICS major. 

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  • you are thinking about doing honors in ICS.

  • you want to count a Duke course toward the ICS major, but it’s not on the approved list.

  • you are a faculty member interested in cross-listing an ICS course.

  • you are seeking ICS co-sponsorship for an event.

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  • you would like to start filling out a Curricular Planning Form

  • you need to resolve a business or personnel matter.

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  • you need career or internship advising.

  • you want to advertise an event or course to ICS students.

  • you notice a technical or content matter on the ICS website that should be fixed.