WINTER PROGRAM IN HAVANA CUBA
Program Dates: December 26, 2016-January 20, 2017
Course: CHLS 430: Latino Transnational Experience in the Caribbean: Cuba OR CHLS 499: Directed Studies (3 units)
PLUS: Emancipation and Domination in Struggle: Cuba Today in Latin America (3 units)--taught by a team of professors in Cuba
Approximate Travel Cost: $2,945.00 (includes airfare, accommodations, breakfast, dinner, conferences, Cuban visa, and Cuban Medical Insurance)
Deposit: $300 (non-refundable) due (TBA)
Course Description: In this course, students will examine the history of the interaction of Cuba with the United States. Ever since President Thomas Jefferson expressed interest in annexing Cuba, Cubans have struggled to maintain their autonomy and independence while at the same time being strongly influenced by Amercian culture. In turn, Cubans infused the United States with their strong Afro-Cuban culture.
Activities include: Workshops, lectures, Art museum, historical tours, trips to local political organizations, and a famous medical school.
APPLY THROUGH THE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CIE): CUBA WINTER PROGRAM 2017
ATTENTION SUMMER STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS!!
NEW APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR GENERAL STUDY ABROAD
- April 1 for fall semester programs and calendar year programs
- October 1 for spring semester programs
- December 15 for most academic year programs
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Travel -Check for health warnings and which vaccines are recommended for the areas you are traveling to.
Study Abroad: Cuba – http://www.ccpe.csulb.edu/ContinuingEd/blog/blogposts.aspx?postNum=141
Previous Study Abroad Programs
- Spring Break 2016: Travel-Study in Mexico City (Wednesday, March 23- Sunday, April 3, 2016)
- Spring Break 2016: Latino Transnational Experience in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico (Friday, March 25- Saturday, April 2, 2016)
- Spring Break 2015: Latino Transnational Experience in the Caribbean: Cuba (Friday, March 27- Sunday, April 5, 2015)
- Summer 2007
- Winter 2007
- Summer 2006
- Short Study Trip to Cuba – July 2006
- Mexico Summer Study, 2004