Department News Peru Summer Program Takes SU students to Cusco Southwestern students and faculty travel to Peru for a course on Inca and colonial architecture and painting. Living Like Monks Southwestern student spends a month at a monastery in China From Fredericksburg to London Graduating international studies and political science senior receives Rotary Club grant to study at the University of London next year Interstate Collaboration Political science students from Southwestern and Wesleyan University go to class together from half a continent away. Art Historian Speaks on French Painter and Contemporary Art Rutgers art historian, Susan Sidlauskas, analyzes work of impressionist Manet in her talk, “Paying it Forward: Edouard Manet and Contemporary Art”. On Miracles and Politics in Colonial Imagery International Studies faculty member Patrick Hajovsky travels to Europe to speak about and study religious and political imagery in colonial Spanish America. An American Professor of History in London International Studies professor Steve Davidson spent the fall in London teaching, soaking up the local culture, and following the US presidential elections. Mexican Filmmaker Speaks on Campus Mexican filmmaker and television director/producer María Fernanda Suárez De Garay visits Southwestern and speaks about her successful Mexican television series. Alum Teaches English in East Asia After two years teaching English in Japan, and surviving the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Southwestern International Studies graduate goes to Tainan City, Taiwan to study Chinese.