A Human Rights Culture in the Making: Lessons from Argentina's History

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    This course is now accepting applications for the Winter 2014-15 term.

    UMAIE Course Number: T4473
    SAU Course Equivalency: SPAN 360, Special Topics in Hispanic Cultural Studies, (four credits)
    Instructor: Don Miller and Paola Ehrmantraut, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
    Tentative Dates: To be determined. (NOTE: SAU Spring semester begins January 14)
    Location: Argentina (Córdoba and Buenos Aires)
    Price: To be determined

    Program Description

    This course will explore Argentine historical, political, social and cultural developments from the 1950s to the present. The course topic focuses on human rights and the complex negotiations that take place when a society transitions from a dictatorship to a democracy.

    Although this course will be focused on Argentina, similarities and contrasts with other Latin American countries will be pointed out to relate the Argentine experience to a wider regional context.

    What is Included

    • Round-trip airfare from Moline, Chicago or Minneapolis 
    • Hotel accommodation in double and triple rooms
    • Continental breakfast daily
    • Travel assistance
    • International health insurance

    What is not included

    • Passport fees
    • Transportation to/from airport
    • Fees for textbooks and materials
    • Meals not covered by the program fee
    • Personal baggage fees

    How to Apply

    Priority Deadline: April 12, 2014
    Step 1: Complete the online application.
    Step 2: Submit a $500 application deposit to the Center for International Education (Cosgrove Hall, lower level). Make checks payable to SEMINARS INTERNATIONAL.
    Step 3: Turn in a completed Liability Form to Cosgrove Hall, lower level.
    Step 4: Pay your remaining balance by November 1. Submit your payment to Cosgrove Hall, lower level. Make checks payable to St. Ambrose or pay online with a credit card.

    Applications will be accepted until October 1.
    Students that apply after the April 12 Priority Deadline may find that their desired program is full.

    Application and payment details

    • Applications will not be reviewed until all application materials have been received.
    • The $500 deposit is deducted from the total program cost.
    • If you are not accepted into the program, or if the program is canceled, the application deposit is refundable.
    • If you are accepted, the application deposit is non-refundable after September 17.
    • The final payment is non-refundable after November 1. 
    • Failure to meet payment deadlines may jeopardize your place in the program.