As the country of the first protests of the Arab Spring, Tunisia is an ideal site for the study of the twin tensions shaping Arab communities today: tradition and modernity. On this program, you will consider the country’s secular tradition, multicultural population, and the recent resurgence of popular Islam and the role of the Islamist movement in shaping the political, social, and cultural landscape of post-revolutionary Tunisia. You will also learn or advance your language skills in Modern Standard Arabic or French. You can also choose to complete either an internship or independent research during the last month of the program. Discover Tunisia’s ancient history, contemporary challenges, and cultural and geographic diversity. Excursions reveal: Tunisia’s extraordinary historic riches The economic causes of the revolution when visiting interior regions where the revolution started The geographic and human diversity of Tunisia’s different regions and the way the country’s tourism industry has exploited this diversity The impact of mass tourism on Sahara and oases lifestyles Economic inequalities between coastal regions and hinterland Please visit our website for more information.
D-440, Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile
This program gives you the opportunity to engage in rigorous academic coursework and research on educational systems in urban and rural areas of Chile and Argentina. You will spend time in a variety of schools, gaining insight on the workings of public, private, voucher, underprivileged, coed, and single-sex institutions. Throughout, you will consider the application of popular education as a tool for social change. Please visit our website for more information.
194 701 Rd, Chatsworth, 4092, South Africa
This summer program examines the role of education in South Africa in the context of the country’s historical circumstances, contemporary public policy, and social and economic development. Students typically spend time at primary and secondary schools as well as adult educational centers in urban and rural KwaZulu-Natal. Excursion and homestays provide students with the opportunity to compare educational approaches in different locations within the country. Please visit our website for more information.