[Englmajors] India study abroad
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Wed Mar 15 09:49:25 PST 2006
Study Abroad Program to Bangalore, India
"Explorations in Social Justice"
Dates of Instruction: August 21 to September 15, 2006
Program Director: Dr. Anu Taranath (Department of English)
Bangalore is fast becoming known as the computer technology center of
This rapid growth brings a complicated mix of benefits and challenges to
city, some of which we will be studying during our time in Bangalore.
this four week experience, students will have the opportunity to be
academic and activist understandings of history, culture, power, human
and justice within an Indian context. Field trips will acquaint
with the city's rich cultural offerings, and class time will focus on
developing an understanding of Indian social politics and issues. In
we will interact with several Bangalore based NGOs (non-governmental
organizations) who work on issues of children's rights, women's
empowerment, gay and lesbian rights, and urban poor.
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