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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Study Abroad in Bluefields, Nicaragua: Afro-Caribbean Politics and Culture in Central America

Posted: October 26, 2012

Dr. Juliet Hooker and Dr. Edmund Gordon of the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies are pleased to annouce their Summer 2013 study abroad course, Afro-Caribbean Politics and Culture in Central America. 

Drs. Hooker and Gordon, experts in the cultures and politics of the Caribbean and Latin America, are uniquely qualified to provide students with an outstanding intellectual experience in Bluefields, Nicaragua.  By experiencing the unique culture of Bluefields, students will learn about a related but distinct strand of the Black experience in the Americas, which is relatively unknown outside the region.

Program Dates: July 13–August 18, 2013
Program Brochure (PDF, 393K)

Application Deadline: December 1, 2012

To learn more about the program, please attend an information session by program faculty and staff, make an appointment by contacting Program Coordinator Monica Castillo at 512.471.3645, or visit Afro-Caribbean Politics and Cultures in Central America.

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