Working with local community members, urban planners, and architectural practitioners, you and your fellow students will form small groups of multi-disciplinary teams to collaborate on a design project focused on an aspect of shelter. The collaborative project — the topic of which will emerge from classes, discussions, and educational excursions — will be based in Cape Town. Please visit our website for more information.
Omar Ben Al Khattab St, Amman, Jordan
This summer program gives students of wide-ranging levels, including beginners, an exceptional opportunity to learn Arabic through full immersion in Jordan. Through classroom learning, homestays, and field-based exercises, you will learn and improve your usage and understanding of Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Colloquial Arabic. You will be fully immersed in an Arabic-only environment. Please visit our website for more information.
68 St Geran Grove, Bluff, 4052, South Africa
Through coursework and community engagement, you will focus on issues of memory, reconciliation, development, and nation building as they relate to South Africa’s social and political transformations in the more than 20 years after apartheid. Choose between three different program tracks. Work with professional journalists from Peabody Award–winning Round Earth Media to produce a feature-length story to be considered for publication in media outlets, complete an internship with a local organization, or conduct independent research and produce a substantial academic paper. The program includes multiple excursions, including comparative visits to neighboring Mozambique and Swaziland, which have pursued different paths in their own recent histories of independence. Please visit our website for more information.