May Term - Intensive Learning for Foreign Language Majors
The College provides a wide array of Intensive Learning opportunities, including travel courses as well as on-campus courses. The majority of these courses are offered in May, during a three-week term, although some travel courses may run a little over or a little under the three-week period.
Examples of Past Intensive Learning Courses:
An exciting journey to South America; explore Santiago, the cosmopolitan capital; travel to the Chilean Lake District amid volcanoes and fjords and to Atacama, the driest desert in the world with geysers, flamingos, and the soaring Andes. We will study the realities of contemporary Chile - political (the Allende government and its fall, the Pinochet dictatorship, and the return to democracy), economic (Chile' success in the world market and its limitations), and social (human rights organizations and other NGOs that work to improve life in Chile). The course will be taught in Spanish. Students will live with homestay families while in Santiago. (Instructors: L. Talbot & C. Kalinoski)
Learn more about the program.
Kathleen Ouyang '13 is headed to China this summer for a 14-month language learning and research trip through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She will research the impact of heritage tourism in the city of Xi'an.