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Tag: Claudio Benzecry

Globalization Course Gets Students Thinking About Emerging Cultural Hubs

By Scotty Stieber When discussing globalization, often the idea of cultures crossing borders and oceans comes to mind. Claudio Benzecry’s “Culture and Globalization” course took that basic framework and extended it far beyond traditional modes of thinking to discuss how to globalize the creative class. How are cities, both large and small, changing as a

MSLCE Professor Researches Globalization by Looking at Opera and Fashion

By Jacob Nelson Today, we continue our feature where we ask an MSLCE professor three questions about the creative field they work in. Below is a conversation with Claudio Benzecry about globalization, sociology, and high-end fashion. How did your study of the Colón Opera House lead you to your current project looking at the world of high-end fashion shoes?