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Study Away Info Session: Wheaton in Miami

November 28, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Please join us for an info-session to introduce a new semester-long study away program, Transnational Activism:  A Study of Contestations Concerning Bodies, Borders and Identities. This is a faculty-led program offered by Professors Hyun Kim and Montserrat Pérez-Toribio and will be held in Miami, Florida. All are encouraged to attend the info-session to learn about this new study away opportunity for Fall 2019.

The following is an excerpt from the program description. The full description can be found on the Global Education website.

Though tourism and the media largely equate Miami with “the liveliness of the Caribbean and Latin America within the United States,” our program will connect with transnational and trans-cultural communities and institutions.  Working closely with public libraries, museums, community performance places, immigrant centers, and youth activist organizations, students will participate in and contribute to intercultural interventions and creative works. Through seminar-format classes and field-based practicum projects, students will learn about and experience Miami as a vibrant node of world cultural hybridity. Visual, literary, interpretative, historical, and experiential-based learning will emphasize intercultural awareness.

This program is sponsored by Wheaton College with support from the Mellon Foundation.