Discovering Cuba Through the Photographer’s Lens

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"It was designed to immerse the students in Cuban culture while teaching them the nuances of street photography," says Professor Luis Brens of his Dialogue of Civilizations program running this summer.

Northeastern Professor Luis Brens has been leading this Dialogue of Civilizations program to Havana, Cuba since 2013 and this year is no exception. Brens teaches students Cuba y la Fotografía, a short-term summer study abroad program which teaches students about the history of Cuba through classes that explore the music, visual arts and complexities of everyday life.

Read more about Professor Brens' dialogue and how a non-traditional classroom in Cuba is teaching students to break out of their comfort zones.