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*WKU Faculty Led: Cuban Literature & Culture
Havana, Cuba (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter
Restrictions: WKU applicants only
Program Cost: Winter
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2015 11/01/2014 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Number of Credits:
3
Field of Study:
ENGLISH
Minimum GPA:
3.2
Faculty Leader:
Hale, Rob, Rutledge, Walker
Program Description:
CUBAN LITERATURE & CULTURE
This three-credit-hour experience immersesCuba Guevara the group in Old Havana and is divided thematically for each day.  Students and faculty will explore and discuss the history, literature, art, and architecture of our Caribbean neighbor.  The assigned readings, presentations, and field trips enable learners to view Cuba from many different perspectives.
 
The group will remain based in Havana and travel by air-conditioned bus to study in various locations in the region.  An English-Spanish speaking guide will take care of local arrangements and provide insight in the daily lives of the people we meet.  The program group meals include some of Havana’s most famous restaurants.


COURSES
Honors 300 – Colloquium - Cuban Literature & Culture
English 399 – Honors - Cuban Literature & Culture

ACCOMMODATIONS

In Havana, double occupancy (single room supplement of $410) lodging at a hotel in Old Havana.  The hotel is a short walk to many of the course-related sites and breakfast is included.  Rooms include a private bathroom and a lockbox for valuables. 
The group will fly from Nashville to Miami and connect to a charter flight to Havana.  The group will return to Miami for connections back home.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Undergraduate students: 3.2 cumulative GPA or good standing in the Honors College.
  • Permission of instructor is required.
  • Current WKU student eligible to register for WKU courses. Students from outside WKU may participate as visiting students.
  • 18 years of age or older at time of departure (parent/guardian permission for anyone under 18 at time of departure).
  • Possess passport valid for at least six (6) months after return date.
  • No current disciplinary sanctions as verified by Judicial Affairs.
  • Full payment prior to departure.
  • Completion of all pre-departure orientations.
  • Completing the Study Abroad & Global Learning application process prior to being registered in this course.  We suggest you start this application process immediately and respond to all emails promptly.
Cuba Coast
 
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Havana, Cuba