Brazil: A Cultural and Political Survey
Course Number/Name: INED299 - Brazil Culture, Development, and Foreign Relations
Course Description: This unique, interdisciplinary program focuses on politics and democratization, diplomatic relations, environmental policies and urbanization, history and arts of Brazil's largest cities. Explore the Amazon Rain Forest and learn about the environmental challenges confronting Latin America's largest country. Understand the process of colonization, appreciate the colonial architecture, and discover the African influence on Brazil's food, music and arts with a study trip to Salvador, Brazil's oldest city. Learn about the process of democratization, Brazil-US relations, and Brazil's foreign policy with a study trip to Brasília, the futurist city and the nation's capital. Observe the process of intense urbanization and its consequences with a study tour in São Paulo, a global metropolis, dynamic and multicultural.
Instructor: Dr. Ivani Vassoler, Professor - Political Science Department and Coordinator - International Studies Program.
Language of Instruction: English
Course Dates: May 21- June 9, 2014
Eligible Participants: Undergraduates with at least a 2.5 GPA. Accepted students must attend mandatory orientation sessions.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2014
Credits: 3 Undergraduate
Payment: Full payment of the Course Fee is due to the International Education Center by April 15, 2014
Application: Apply Now