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Global Humanitites Institute

Common Language Reading Group

Dr. Pollard is reading it.
Dr. Rai is reading it.
Your colleagues will be talking about it.
Reserve your copy today!

Join a group of faculty, staff and administrators in a series of conversations based on the excellent Globalization: A Very Short Introduction [Oxford University Press] by Manfred B Steger.

Our goal is to facilitate a common understanding of globalization in its many intricacies and complexities, to give us a starting point from which to embark on future explorations.


  • Discussion leader will be Dr Gregory Wahl, recent recipient of Professor of the Year Award and Cultural Studies expert
  • Group size is limited to 12. We may offer more than one reading group in the future.
  • Four meetings: Two face-to-face and two virtual.
  • Meeting dates, times and locations to be based on participants’ availability and locations.
  • Qualifies for Cultural Diversity training credit.


To register for the GHI Reading group, please follow these steps and register on MC Learns:

  1. Login to My MC
  2. Click on the “Training & Dev” Tab
  3. Click “Visit MC Learns
  4. Click “Teaching and Learning” under Pedagogy/Instruction
  5. Find and Click “GHI - Common Language Globalization Reading Group
  6. Click “Enroll” at the bottom right corner of the page.
  7. Done!

The Global Humanitites Institute is a partnership with
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Help us Prepare Students for the Global Economy 

When you make a tax-deductible gift to the College’s Global Humanities Institute, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant will provide 50% matching funds. Simply visit, or contact the Montgomery College Foundation for more information at (240) 567-7900.

Global Humanities Institute •  7600 Takoma Avenue • Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

For general program information contact Dr. Rita Kranidis, Program DIrector • (240) 567-1617 • 
For event information contact Ms. Jovina Orme, Administrative Aid • (240) 567-1368 • 



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