Summer 2010 study-abroad courses will include study in Guatemala, Tanzania and Tibet.
Participate in service-learning using the VISION program’s six-point philosophy and fulfill both the 300-level theology course requirement and the university’s human diversity core requirement by taking this course in Guatemala. This course focuses on Christian theology and practice in a context of the great struggle for human dignity and the experiences of the Guatemalan churches in the 20th century. Students will depart on June 4, 2010, and return June 25. For more information and a course description visit the Study Abroad Web site.
Students will participate in an in-depth hands-on study with nationally recognized leaders in a progressive educational setting in rural Tanzania and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The course will be based in Kayanga, with visits to Bweranyange School and Karagwe University. In addition to the on-site course meetings, there will be four joint seminars prior to departure with EDLD 869 and one upon return. An information session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the International Education Center. Hear Dr. Jan Hansen present information about the course. Information will be available on the Study Abroad Web site soon.
This course provides a focus on broad worldviews and comprehensive examinations of globalization and development of Sub-Saharan Africa and is open to graduate students and nondegree seeking graduate students. The course will be based in Dar es Salaam and Iringa, with a visit to Stone Town, Zanzibar. In addition to the on-site course meetings, four joint seminars will be held prior to departure with EDUC 210/TEGR 510 and one upon return. Dr. Jean-Pierre Bongila, who taught this course last year in South Africa, will present on information about this course at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in Room 252, Terremce Murphy Hall. Information will be available on the Study Abroad Web site soon.
Tibet-Ethics in Tibet
This course fulfills the PHIL214 requirement. Visit the Study Abroad Web site for more information, and the Ethics in Tibet Web site for more information on this program.