- Balkans: Post-Conflict Transformation in Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia
Students explore and experience aspects of Balkan society ranging from women’s movements to peace building through lectures and seminars in the dynamic Croatian capital of Zagreb and field excursions to Slovenia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- Cuernavaca, Mexico: Social Justice, Gender and the Environment in Latin America
Explore socioeconomic and political issues focusing on the impact of the conquest and globalization on the lives of women and men from varying economic classes and ethnic groups in Mexico and Central America. A semester abroad program of the Center for Global Education at Augsburg College.
- Mali, West Africa: Gender, Health, and Development
Students will learn about the link between women’s roles, family health, and improvement in development indicators. By showcasing the interconnectedness of these issues, the program provides students with an appreciation of the complexities involved in approaching health as an international development issue. (Prerequisites: Three recent semesters of college-level French or equivalent and the ability to follow coursework in French, as assessed by SIT.)
- The Netherlands: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender
Based in Amsterdam, students explore the intersections of Dutch and international perspectives. Students select one Sexuality and Gender Seminar program module from choices including Critical Theory, Tolerance and Sexual Health Education, or Filmmaking with a Sexuality and Gender Lens. Each student also chooses a Field Study practicum with a Dutch or international organization. Prerequisite: Previous college-level coursework or other significant preparation in sexuality, gender, and/or identity studies as assessed by SIT.
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