Calum Matthews ‘13

Community & Industry Specialist, Tourism Vancouver Island

Calum’s Question: What are the limits of government authority?

Keystone Title: Feminism and the Nicaraguan Revolution

Abstract: Calum’s keystone investigated the roles played by women in revolution and the consequences of revolution on women. Additionally, he questions why and how women engage in revolution through an analysis of the Nicaraguan or Sandinista Revolution and Latin America as a breeding ground for political conflict. His research analyzes the ways in which women shape a nation’s political, social, and economic landscapes.

What Concentration Courses did you take?

Historiography (Arts & Humanities)
Contemporary Political Ideologies (Social Sciences)
Development in Latin America (Social Sciences)
Belize: Development and Communities (Social Sciences)
Political Institutions (Social Sciences)
Transitions to Democracy (Social Sciences)
Ecological Self (Interdisciplinary)
Phenomenology (Arts & Humanities)

What are some of the things you did outside the classroom?
I worked for the District of Squamish in the Recreation Department. Throughout the month, I learned about the department’s mandate, and the role of sports and recreation in municipal government.

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