Ghanaians At Home and Abroad: Historical and Contemporary Dimensions of Global MigrationDATES:
July 2-August 9, 2012
Prof. Robert Hall and Prof. Mindelyn Buford, II
Designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of Ghanaian history, culture, society, and politics with an emphasis on the role of migration in that experience. Includes lectures, talks, discussions, and visits to sites of historical and contemporary significance. Examines Ghana’s participation in forced labor, migration and immigration as outgrowths of a long-term process of globalization. Offers an opportunity for students to engage in sustained dialogue with university students, professors, and politicians in the country. Site visits include: Cape Coast and Elmina castles (including One Africa spa and house museum), Bonwire village (where Kente cloth is woven), the Palace and Museum of the Asantehene (Kumasi), Nkrumah Mausoleum (Accra), W. E. B. Du Bois Center (Accra), studios of Ghana TV (Accra), Kankum National Forest (including its rope bridges), Volta River boat cruise, the Port at Sekondi-Takoradi, the botanical gardens at Aburi (Greater Accra region).
Application details and instructions are available here, or visit the Office of International Study Programs website.
For more information contact:
Prof. Hall or Prof. Buford