Programs by Country: Argentina + Dialogue of Civilizations
Dialogue of Civilizations | Buenos Aires, Argentina
Information Session: November 8, 6:00pm, 429 Ryder
Faculty Leader: Claudia Sokol (email@example.com)
Study Abroad Coordinator: Colleen Boyle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Information Session: February 14, 6 pm, 227 Ryder
Courses: Argentinian Culture (CLTR4944) & SPNS1302/2301/2302/3301/3302
Description: This is a Language and Culture dialogue that goes to Buenos Aires, Argentina for 4 weeks and then to El Calafate, Provincia de Santa Cruz (Patagonia) for 5 days. The students will take language classes at a language school, Bridge Argentina in downtown Buenos Aires as well as a culture class. There will be several guest speakers that will talk about Argentina’s history as well as its complex economy, Argentinian writers such as José Hernández, Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Sábato, an Architecture Tour of the city of Buenos Aires, the tango and its influence in Argentina’s culture. We will take a City Tour to get to know the city and its different neighborhoods, a visit to the Teatro Colón, the second most important Opera- Concert house in the world, visit Tigre and its delta, Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay, a World Heritage site recognized by the UNESCO, visit the El Ateneo Gran Splendid bookstore, a real gem located in the old theatre that retains all the glory of an Italian opera house.