Havana: Photography and Cuban Culture (Closed)
- Summer 1 Semester - May 12 - June 12, 2013 (tentative)
- Summer 1 Semester - 11/15/12 – some programs may remain open until 12/20/12
Faculty Leader: Luis Brens (email@example.com)
Study Abroad Coordinator: Colleen Boyle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Information Session: Nov. 14th at 6:00 pm in room 305 Ryder Hall
Courses: ARTE2500 Art + Design Abroad: Studio - Photo Basics & ARTE2501 Art + Design Abroad: History - Cuba Cultural History
Description: Students will be enrolled in the Cuba Cultural History, a class with a focus on the culture, music and visual arts, while engaged in an intensive photographic program. There will be two sessions of photography classes offered of Photo Basics for Non-Majors. Photo Basics for Non Majors is open to the entire university. Students will cover current photographic software and digital camera usage. Weekly assignments that encourage engagement with the local culture will be assigned. A final portfolio is required for successful completion of the class.
- ARTE2500 Art + Design Abroad: Studio - Photo Basics
- ARTE2501 Art + Design Abroad: History - Cuba Cultural History
A four-week lecture and field study class for students enrolled in Photo-Basics for Non Majors. This class will focus on the cultural history of Cuba; particular attention will be paid to the visual arts, music and architecture. Class visits to local studios, walking architectural lectures and musical performance will be an integral part of the class. Students will be required to pick and specific area of research that is covered in class that will culminate in a written thesis.
Minimum 2.5 GPA. All students will be interviewed prior to acceptance.
- Online Dialogue of Civilizations application (available on OISP website)
- Unofficial transcript which you can download and print from MyNEU
- One copy of passport ID page – To be given directly to your faculty leader after acceptance.
- 2-3 page essay answering the following questions:
- What are your personal and academic reasons for wishing to participate in this Dialogue of Civilizations program?
- How will the program further your academic and career goals?
- What is your previous travel and language experience, if any?
- What courses have you taken which are directly relevant to the program?
**Faculty may require additional information and/or interview (after application deadline)
**Please note that prior to 11/15/12 your unofficial transcript and essay should be handed in to OISP. After 11/15/12, please send them directly to your faculty leaderSchedule Appointment →
DOC Fee: $2,000
Tuition and DOC Fee cover 8 Northeastern credits, round-trip airfare from Boston, housing for program duration, International SOS assistance, as well as some local transport, excursions and group meals.