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APPLES Global Course Guanajuato (GLBL 390)

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DEADLINE Sept. 26

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APPLES Global Course Guanajuato (GLBL 382)

This 3 credit spring course is interdisciplinary, and combines qualitative methods, migration theory, and service-learning to examine Latin American immigrant perspectives. Students research and work with immigrants in receiving communities in North Carolina and spend spring break in immigrants’ home communities in Guanajuato, Mexico.IMG_4209

IMG_4527The course addresses ethical and practical aspects of the ethnographic method, which includes the preparation, transaction, and transcription of interviews. This course is designed for upper level students (Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors) and is also open to graduate students. Knowledge of Spanish through level III is highly recommended. Students must be prepared to volunteer at a campus or community organization that works with immigrant issues. Digital audio recorders are required. Above all, students must be motivated by a strong desire to better understand issues facing the immigrant communities at home and abroad.

Click here to see the UNC in Guanajuato 2014 gallery.

Read about students’ experiences.

Instructor: Dr. Hannah Gill, hgill@email.unc.edu

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