Field Study: Dominican Republic

Spring 2010 Course, Sociology 312

Culture & Society: An International Field Experience

Travel to the Dominican Republic - June 2010

  • Interested in learning first-hand about global inequalities, colonialism, and human rights?
  • Want to get to know people who make a difference on world issues like sustainability and human rights?
  • Ready for a life changing experience?

This Spring-semester class studies colonialism, development, and globalization in the Dominican Republic as preparation for a three-week trip in June 2010.

The trip combines classes and hands-on learning about social change, poverty, race relations, human rights, colonialism and neocolonialism, sustainability, and immigration.  We visit two social change organizations and travel with them to urban and rural areas.  Students from IC and Cornell can take part.

For more information and an application, please contact Professor Alicia Swords in the Ithaca College Department of Sociology. Email sociology312@gmail.com, stop by 109 Muller Hall, call 607-274-1209, or download the application: http://faculty.ithaca.edu/aswords/. Applications are due November 9, 2009.  

 

Read the students' blogs from Summer 2009 and Summer 2008.

 

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