Andean Journeys – Study Abroad in Ecuador

Course Number:  INED 399/ HIST 398: Andean JourneysEcuador

Course Description: Andean Journeys is an exploration of Latin America's historical and cultural diversity. Through an Ecuadorian microcosm students learn of the region's pre-Columbian past, its colonial legacies of racial hierarchy and transculturation, twentieth-century industrialization, and its competing Western and indigenous national identities. Over the course of three weeks students divide their time between the Pacific port of Guayaquil, the indigenous highlands of Quito and Cuenca, and the Ecuadorian Amazon. Along the way, course design allows participants amble opportunity for meaningful engagement with Ecuadorian students, professionals and indigenous peoples.

Instructor:  Eric Meringer, Assistant Professor - History

Credits: 3 Undergraduate

Language of Instruction: English

Housing: Hotels

Course Dates: June 22- July 13, 2014

Eligible Participants: Undergraduates with at least a 2.5 GPA. Accepted students must attend mandatory orientation sessions.


Application: Apply Now! Notification of acceptance into the program will be sent to students on a rolling basis. Payment of the course fee deposit reserves your place in the program. Payment of the full course fee guarantees your place in the program.

Application Deadline and Course Fee Deposit ($150.00): March 15, 2014

Course Fee Payment Deadline: April 1, 2014

Cost: Summer 2014 Budget


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