Program Details

Major topics of study include: Argentina’s experiences of state terrorism from 1976 to 1983 Buenos Aires’s artwork, art movements, and artists The use of photography to document and protest political injustice
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Discover how artistic work has allowed people of multiple generations in Argentina to work through Argentina’s troubled past and to advocate for social change.

Major topics of study include: Argentina’s experiences of state terrorism from 1976 to 1983 Buenos Aires’s artwork, art movements, and artists The use of photography to document and protest political injustice The ways in which artists employ emerging technologies and new mediums to extend their messages and bring Buenos Aires’ concerns into dialogue with global issues

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Setting Description:
The program is based in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city known for its beautiful urban cityscape and its rich cultural offerings, including internationally renowned museums and quirky local theatres and dance venues. Argentina is well-known for its very active civil society, which works to foment positive change in the city and its environs. Indeed, the city landscape is full of signs of both the past struggles and current movements toward social transformation, and it provides the perfect setting in which to consider the program themes. While in Buenos Aires, you will live with a local family for approximately five weeks. The homestay will facilitate your immersion into Argentine culture and give you the opportunity to develop your Spanish language skills. You will visit art museums, trauma and memory centers, and areas with socially and politically significant street murals and graffiti.
Cost:
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Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
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