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INTS 3708/4134: Developmental Trajectory of Modern Brazil


INTS 3708/4134- 4 credits

Course Dates: June 10-24,2018
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Instructors: Rafael Ioris & Aaron Schneider
Registration Deadline: May 19 when course is full (SPACE IS LIMITED)

Description: Brazil has the largest population, economy, and industrial basis in Latin America. It is the seventh largest economy in the world, fifth largest country in land area, outranking the continental United States. Like the US, Brazilians are a mix of indigenous, European, and African peoples, along with subsequent inflows of Asian and Middle Eastern immigration, though race, ethnicity, and class have been interpreted with distinct cleavages and hierarchies.

We will approach our understanding of Brazil through the country's former capital, Rio de Janeiro, a city of numerous complexities, wonders, contradictions, challenges, and potential. By looking at the historical evolution of this fascinating city, the course will offer students an opportunity to study the evolution of Brazil, from the colonial period to the present day, when the country has increasingly been seen as a regional economic and diplomatic powerhouse, as well as a globally emergent player.

Approximate Travel Costs*:

Airfare $1000-$1200 (Students are responsible for making their own flight arrangements.)
Program Fee:  $1900.00 (Fee covers lodging, two group meals, museum entrance fees and a pass for public transit.  Program fees are non-refundable.)
Food: $50 per day
Cancellation Fee: $1900.00 (Billed to student account in the event the student drops the course.)


*These expenses are estimates subject to change.  Cost of tuition is additional.

For more course information, Rafael Ioris or Aaron Schneider.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MAY 19 OR UNTIL COURSE IS FULL. Applications available here.  Return completed application to Aaron Schneider

Apply for financial aid online here