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Exploring Ancient Mexican Peoples and Ruins (ANTH 4300)
Oaxaca, Mexico May 14–28 Apply before February 15
Learn about the impressive history of the peoples of Mexico before colonization as you visit ancient archaeological sites, including the ongoing excavations and research of a 1,200-year-old city. Learn about the diverse cultures of the Zapotec, Mixtec, and Chatino peoples of Oaxaca, Mexico. Study with Professor Arthur Joyce, whose research focuses on the pre-Columbian peoples of Mesoamerica, particularly around issues of power, political dynamics and landscape. Learn more.
Norway: Identity, Arts and Ethics (SCAN 3101)
Oslo and Bergen, Norway May 31–June 15 Apply before February 15
Spend the summer in Norway! Earn 3 credits in two weeks and explore Norwegian culture and history through museums, concerts and castles. Experience stunning geography on a cross-country train ride and take part in the famous Bergen International Festival. Study with Professor Tamar Larsen, a Nordic studies expert who lived in Norway for eight years and spent five years teaching modern Nordic culture at CU.
Culture Wars in Rome (ENES 3700)
Roma, Italy May 11-24 Apply before February 15
Explore the ancient city of Rome on a two-week Maymester program and earn an engineering humanities credit. Visit the Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Sistine Chapel and more! Immerse yourself in the city’s history and culture with Professor Paul Diduch, an expert in ancient philosophy.
The athlete as a national symbol (ETHN 3704)
Athens, Greece May 24–June 15 Apply before February 15
Examine sport and the role of the athlete in the birthplace of the Olympic Games. With activities ranging from guided tours of Athens’ most famous spots, to an optional surf lesson, to excursions to Naxos and Santorini, you won’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Study with Nicholas Villanueva, Director of the Certificate in Critical Sports Studies at CU.
Conservation and Indigenous Peoples in Tanzania (ANTH 4020)
Arusha, Tanzania June 10-26 Apply before March 1
Students explore remote conservation areas around the Serengeti and coastal communities for three weeks in Tanzania as part of this education abroad program. Learn about indigenous peoples and conservation in one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically important regions, study political ecology, culture and development while living among indigenous groups such as the Maasai and the Hadzabe. This course has CU endorsements for social sciences, engineering, anthropology, environmental studies, geography, and more!
Brazil: Conservation Biology (EBIO/ENVS 4340) (Virtual)
Virtual May 9 to 26 Apply before March 1
Immerse yourself in conservation biology from the comfort of your home and earn four credits in two and a half weeks in this virtual global seminar. Discover Brazil’s other rainforest, the Atlantic Forest, an endangered center of faunal and floral biodiversity. Participate in individual and group projects related to ongoing and fully operational wildlife and landscape conservation programs associated with socio-economic development. Daily synchronous course sessions will bring you into contact with IPÊ’s research programs in the Pontal do Paranapanema region in western São Paulo State, Iguaçu Falls National Park (Brazil) and other sites across Brazil. Guest speakers will be IPÊ researchers and staff from government environmental agencies. Study with Timothy Kittel, who has over 35 years of professional experience in global comparative ecosystem and climate geography.
Cultures of Activism (FREN 3400)
Dakar, Senegal May 7 to 28 Apply before March 1
Spend May differently this year and travel to Dakar, Senegal for a 3-week, 3-credit course! Explore social justice and global development against the backdrop of Senegal’s rich cultural heritage while collaborating with a Senegalese activist theater troupe. Discover this vibrant capital which sits at a geographical, cultural and linguistic crossroads and is deeply immersed in the global histories of African, Islamic and Francophone cultures. Learn from Professor Brian Valente-Quinn, who has conducted extensive fieldwork in Senegal specifically on theatre. No knowledge of the language is required.
Analysis and design of urban sites (ENVD 3009)
Roma, Italy May 15–June 25 Apply before March 1
Discover the history and architecture of Rome and earn 9 credits in this six-week program. This ancient city with thousands of years of architectural history makes a fascinating case study for students interested in urban planning, architecture, and site analysis. Grab your sketchbook and your ice cream for an unforgettable experience. Study with CU Professor Marianne Holbert, Chartered Architect, and Antonella De Michelis of ACCENT International in Rome.
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