Introduction to contemporary Cuba through an intensive intersession experiential course; weeks 1+4 at Brescia; weeks 2+3 at the University of Havana. Topics include: Cuban history and politics; education system; medical/health system; women/gender; family/childhood; social/community development; food security; sustainable agriculture. Of interest to students in the social sciences generally and particularly to those in community development, Family Studies and Human Development, foods and nutrition.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least two years of undergraduate study. Students may participate during the May intersession at the end of their second year.
Extra Information: No knowledge of Spanish required.