Study Abroad in Mexico
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Two weeks--July 14-July 28
Four weeks--July 14--August 11
Deadline for Application is April 30, 2012
$50.00 application fee
Applications are available from the Department of Modern Languages (Franklin Hall
245) and must be accompanied by a $50.00 application fee.
$50.00 (application fee) .....April 30, 2012
$850.00 (non-refundable deposit) ..... May 15, 2012
Balance due ..... June 1, 2012
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT
Franklin Hall 245
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Earn credit for SSCI 1798: Learning Through Service: An International Experience in Guatemala - and study abroad for 11 days in Guatemala!
The 11-day study abroad tour, and corresponding course, is designed to introduce students
to the magnificent wonders of Mayan culture past and present and develop a deeper
understanding of the issues facing this indigenous population. We will visit various
locations throughout Guatemala, and engage in a wide variety of activities meant to
introduce you to the lives and culture of Mayan peoples throughout Guatemala. Our
journey will take us to places in and around Antigua, Guatemala City, San Lucas Toliman,
- climbing the active Volcan Pecaya
- meeting local artisans
- engaging in service learning projects at the San Lucas Toliman Mission (reforestation,
fair trade coffee project, women's center, medical and dental clinic, etc.)
- special talks by local residents about the Mayan genocide
- boat tour of Lake Atitlan
- midnight jungle tour
- guided tour at the Tikal National Park
- early morning bird watching in the jungle
- visits to the homes of indigenous Mayans where we will learn to make homemade tortillas,
have a lesson in the local Mayan dialect, and learn about life before, during and
after the genocide
- plus, much more!
The course will be taught online Autumn semester 2012 during the second 8 weeks, and
culminate in the eleven-day study abroad portion during the semester break (December
27, 2012 – January 6, 2013).
Includes airfare, in-country transportation, most meals & unlimited purified water,
lodging, tips, entrance and guided tour fees
Does not include tuition, textbooks, passport, excess baggage fees, some meals, or
For more information on this exciting and enriching study abroad opportunity, contact
Rebecca Mobley – email@example.com
Japan - ANTH 299
(This trip has been delayed until 2012 due to the recent earthquake)
Earn credit for ANTH 299 - Japanese Anthropology: Study Abroad Class - and study
abroad for 11 days in Japan!
This life changing experience will introduce students to the culture and diversity
of Japan, a land where the ancient and cutting edge coexist.
From its ancient history and connections to mainland Asia, to becoming the world’s
third largest economy (only superseded by China in Summer 2010), Japan offers an excellent
opportunity to study different aspects of culture (history, economics, religion, politics,
art and architecture, group dynamics, etc.) from an anthropological perspective.
The course will be taught online Spring Quarter 2012, and culminate in the eleven-day
study abroad portion during the quarter break (June 11-21, 2012).
- Guided tours of Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima
- Excursions to the Great Buddha of Kamakura, ancient imperial palaces and medieval
castles, the Golden Pavilion, Meiji and Miyajima Shrines, and the Hiroshima Peace
Memorial Park and Museum
- Visit trendy shopping districts such as Harajuku
- Travel on the superfast Shinkansen (bullet train)
- Sumida river cruise to Asakusa, Tokyo’s “amusement center”
- Visit to Hakone National Park, site of Mt. Fuji
Cost: approximately $3800 (subject to change)
Includes airfare, lodging, breakfast and dinner daily, ground transportation and admission
- Does not include tuition, textbooks or passport (required)
- For more information on this exciting and enriching study abroad opportunity, contact
Dr. Erica Swarts – firstname.lastname@example.org.