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    requires JavaScript support to run properly SIT Morocco Migration and Transnational Identity Amsterdam Netherlands Rabat Morocco Outgoing Program Program Terms Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Restrictions CU applicants only Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Core Program Attributes Center based Program Research Minimum GPA 3 Housing Options Homestay Variable Approved by AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to Junior Senior Sophomore Program Advisor Dr Kristen Grace Program Description Explore the effects of human mobility on local communities global politics and transnational economies This program examines the factors driving internal and international migration in Morocco and elsewhere in North and sub Saharan Africa Students consider how human mobility is shaped by religion security youth culture desertification poverty and other pressing issues and how mobility engenders transnational art and multilayered identities Students contextualize the social and psychological impact of migration through discussions with Moroccan residents in the Netherlands Major topics of study include The experiences of sub Saharan African asylum seekers and Syrian refugees and related issues of human rights The impact of remittances on rural communities in the High Atlas

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=425 (2015-03-05)
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    Gender Amsterdam Netherlands Rabat Morocco Outgoing Program Program Terms Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Core Program Attributes Direct Enrollment Project based Program Minimum GPA 2 5 Housing Options Homestay Hostel Hotel Guest House Other Approved by AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to junior senior sophomore Program Advisor Dr Kristen Grace Program Description Acquire an intersectional understanding of the complexities and paradoxes that surround issues of gender and sexuality in the Netherlands commonly believed to be one of the world s most progressive and tolerant countries The program examines the intersections of gender and sexuality with race class and religion and highlights the experiences of the growing number of individuals living in these intersections It interrogates how identity is affected by gender sexuality race religion and class both as they are experienced and as they are perceived During the program students connect with different communities within the Netherlands an excursion to Morocco provides additional international perspectives on program themes Major topics of study include attitudes toward gender sexuality race class and religion within

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=218 (2015-03-05)
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    it is currently disabled This site requires JavaScript support to run properly SIT Nicaragua Youth Culture Literacy and Media Havana Cuba Outgoing Program Program Terms Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Spanish Core Program Attributes Center based Program Project based Program Research Minimum GPA 2 5 Housing Options Homestay Approved by A S AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to Junior Senior Sophomore Program Advisor Alexis Santi Program Description Explore Nicaragua a generation after the revolution and investigate how young people are creatively advocating for change In this program students examine youth culture advocacy social change and expression across two generations in Nicaragua and gain comparative perspectives on youth issues during an excursion to Cuba Students are immersed in the politically charged discourse poetry and literature of these two fascinating countries Major topics of study include Nicaragua s revolution literacy campaigns and contemporary challenges Youth culture and expression in Nicaragua and Cuba Youth and questions of access to education healthcare and digital media Youth and issues of difference e g ethnic sexual class and

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=1561 (2015-03-05)
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    disabled This site requires JavaScript support to run properly SIT Panama Tropical Ecology Marine Ecosystems and Biodiversity Conservation Panama Panama Outgoing Program Program Terms Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Spanish Core Program Attributes Center based Program Research Minimum GPA 2 5 Housing Options Homestay Variable Approved by AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to Junior Senior Sophomore Program Advisor Alexis Santi Program Description Study tropical ecology in one of the world s most diverse ecological countries and explore the critical environmental and social issues affecting its conservation This program provides students with an immersive opportunity to study in one of the world s most diverse ecological environments Topics of study include tropical forest ecology marine and wetland ecology mammal and bird conservation indigenous resource use and the human natural resource interface Students have seven weeks of field study and study at world renowned research institutions including the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and EARTH University Major topics of study include Contemporary environmental and sociocultural issues shaping Panama Environmental research methods and ethics Development and

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=1861 (2015-03-05)
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    or it is currently disabled This site requires JavaScript support to run properly SIT Peru Indigenous Peoples and Globalization Cusco Peru Outgoing Program Program Terms Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Spanish Core Program Attributes Direct Enrollment Project based Program Minimum GPA 2 5 Housing Options Homestay Hostel Hotel Guest House Other Approved by AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to junior senior sophomore Program Advisor Alexis Santi Program Description Explore how indigenous peoples in Peru are adapting and innovating to ensure the preservation of their cultural values and to shape their own future in the face of globalization and rapid change This program explores the social economic political and cultural impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples and the ways in which communities respond and adapt to these transformations in Peru Students can rapidly advance their Spanish and also learn introductory Quechua an indigenous language of the Andean region Major topics of study include Indigenous rights advocacy and policy Community empowerment Identity recognition Historical legacies and contemporary social movements Impacts of global changes society

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=373 (2015-03-05)
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    Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Restrictions CU applicants only Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Core Program Attributes Direct Enrollment Project based Program Minimum GPA 2 5 Housing Options Homestay Other Approved by A S AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to junior senior sophomore Program Advisor Libby Okihiro Program Description Examine the root causes of the 1994 genocide and Rwanda s ongoing efforts in fostering peace unity and reconciliation among its people This program examines the origins of conflict in Rwanda the social human and psychological impacts of genocide and the challenges and opportunities of post conflict restoration Field visits to genocide memorials museums and commissions working toward reconciliation are an essential part of the program Students also learn about post conflict reconciliation in a very different context during the program s two week excursion to northern Uganda Major topics of study include The origins of conflict ethnicity and genocidal outbreak in Rwanda The institutional and collective strategies of remembrance or forgetting and strategies to fight denial The social and psychological impact of genocide on survivors and their

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=1898 (2015-03-05)
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    This site requires JavaScript support to run properly SIT Samoa Pacific Communities and Social Change Apia Samoa Outgoing Program Program Terms Fall Spring Output PDF HTML Orientation Portrait Landscape Homepage Click to visit Program Sponsor SIT World Learning Program Dates Deadlines Click here to view Restrictions CU applicants only Fact Sheet Language of Instruction English Core Program Attributes Direct Enrollment Project based Program Minimum GPA 2 5 Housing Options Homestay Hostel Hotel Guest House Other Approved by AAP CALS ENG HUM EC ILR SHA Open to junior senior sophomore Program Advisor Libby Okihiro Program Description Examine the social economic and political impacts of westernization and globalization in the Pacific Islands This program encourages students to explore processes of change in Samoa and other Pacific communities through interdisciplinary coursework field study and independent research Students consider the impact of new and different values on Pacific Island communities and social structures in light of development and globalization pressures and acquire diverse perspectives on social change and transition in the Pacific context learning from Pacific Islanders Major topics of study include Vulnerability environmental security and adaptation awareness Understanding wealth and poverty in Samoa Challenges to women in political leadership The church and social

    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=288 (2015-03-05)
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    Original URL path: https://www.cuabroad.cornell.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=230 (2015-03-05)
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