August 22 - September 17, 2017
Visit Leon, Madrid, and Barcelona
Challenges in Contemporary Spain: SOC 401/ JSIS 488 (5 Credits)
Costs: $4,200 + Study Abroad Fee ($350) + Insurance ($62/month)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1st, 2017
Students will travel throughout Spain to learn about critical issues affecting Spanish society in the wake of the global economic crisis. They will have the opportunity to hear from a range of policymakers addressing these issues as well as affected groups and individuals, and will be encouraged to reflect and write on how Spain's situation and efforts in these areas are similar or different from the US.
Topics will include: the challenge of regional diversity and separatist movements, debates about feminism, the Roma community, integration of immigrants and minority rights, activism against housing evictions, youth unemployment and the broader challenges and repercussions of economic austerity.
To apply: http://tinyurl.com/OMADSpain2017