Exploring Community & Culture (C&C): C&C is designed to assist students to reflect more intentionally on their study abroad experiences. Using the concepts of community, culture, and context, the course…
Anna Z. Loutfi (London, England) is the England/Wales Coordinator of the Community & Culture course at the Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University.
She earned her Ph.D. in Comparative European History in 2006 and also holds an M.A. in Gender Studies. For seven years she was a Director of Doctoral Studies and Assistant Professor at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. She specializes in interdisciplinary teaching, training and course design and has taught a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the European nation state—gender, race and biopolitics—and the history and sociology of science. She has taught the C&C course for two semesters and is currently developing an online version. Her Community & Culture course uses flipped and blending learning techniques to examine the different ways in which modern societies imagine and practice collective and individual identities, with a focus on intersections such as class, religion, ethnicity and gender.