Andean Journeys – Study Abroad in Ecuador
Course Number: INED 399/ HIST 398: Andean Journeys
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
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
Application Deadline: March 15, 2014
Course Fee Payment Deadline: April 1, 2014
Cost: Summer 2014 Budget
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