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|Program Sponsor:||Augsburg College|
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|Areas of Study:||History, Political Science, Women's Studies||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Class Status:||2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior||Program Type:||internship abroad, study abroad|
|COF Program Category:||Semester||Program Provider:||Augsberg College|
This is an intensive program that explores issues of migration, immigration, and globalization. It is ideal for students who are interested in working with Spanish-speaking populations in the United States, as it includes intensive Spanish language classes, an internship or independent research opportunity, and courses that help students understand the connections between globalization and migration and learn from diverse communities that are organizing for positive social change around issues of race, ethnicity, socio-economic class, gender, sexuality, economics, and the environment.
In addition to core courses in History, Political Science and Women's Studies, Internship and Independent Study courses may be transferred for credit in History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Political Science, Religion, Spanish and Women's Studies.
- The relationship between globalization and migration, emigration, and immigration
- Communities that are responding to the forces of globalization and migration
- Fomenting positive social change around issues of race, ethnicity, socio-economic class, gender, sexuality, economics, politics, and the environment
- Feminist scholars and activists
- Members of rural and urban communities who have been particularly affected by U.S. immigration policies
- Polictical and economic officers from teh U.S. embassy in Mexico City
Choose three or four of the following:
- Mexican History, Culture, and Cosmovision (History/Women’s Studies 357)
- Globalization, Social Struggles, and the Environment (Political Science/Women’s Studies 341)
- Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices (Spanish/Women’s Studies 335); taught only in Spanish
- Christian Vocation and the Search for Meaning II (Religion 200)
- Precolumbian, Colonial, and Contemporary Mexican Art (Art/Spanish 231)
- Up to three of 16 Spanish language course
- An internship or independent study for credit
- A non-credit physical education course in Latin dance
- A week-long seminar on migration and globalization with homestays in a village were students will also learn about Nahua Indigenous spirituality, gender roles, and ecology
- A short seminar in Mexico City to meet with elected officials, feminists, religious leaders, and prominent leaders of grassroots organizations, in addition to a home for migrants
- Optional weekend excursions to locations such as the Monarch butterfly sanctuary, Oaxaca, Puebla, Taxco, Teotihuacan, Toluca, and the Nevado de Toluca volcano
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Global Education Opportunities Center
Please be aware that study abroad involves two application deadlines - the application deadline for Center for Global Education at "Augsburg College" (the provider of this study abroad program), and the deadline to seek approval from your home campus Study Abroad Director (in order to receive credit for participating in this program).
In general, you will need to inform your home campus Study Abroad Director by the "Application Deadline" indicated below. By pressing on the "Apply Now" button, you will begin the process of notifying your home campus Study Abroad Director of your intent to study abroad. In order to participate in this program, you will also need to follow the application instructions of Augsburg College, as indicated above.
Keep in mind that if it appears that a deadline date has already passed for the time that you wish to study abroad, you should still make contact with both your Study Abroad Director and the program provider, by pressing on the "Request Info" button and stating clearly your desired dates. While it can never be guaranteed, there are cases when last-minute requests can be accommodated.
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** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.