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Orfalea Center Undergraduate Fellow Research Projects

The Orfalea Center Undergraduate Fellows are all completing the special, advanced Global Studies EAP-preparatory research seminar course Global 196, led by Lecturer Omar Mansour, a UCSB Global Studies alum who also serves as Public Education Academic Coordinator at the Orfalea Center. Below you will find each student’s most up-to-date work,


On October 31st, 2023, the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, directed by Professor Paul Amar, hosted a live webinar international conference aimed at raising awareness about the currently unfolding war and crisis in Sudan and keeping the inspiring consciousness and leadership models of the Sudanese revolution of 2019

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All Podcasts Copied – Egypt’s Unique Sound: The Political Economy of Mahraganat Dance Omar Mansour April 24, 2024 Tunisia Series: Episode 2 – “Tunisia on the Global Stage” Omar Mansour April 24, 2024 On the Exilic Condition, Queerness as a Verb, and Writing through Omar Mansour January 9, 2024 Cops-Off