CUBA: The Cuban Revolution in the 21st Century
Examine the past, present and future of the Cuban Revolution in its domestic and international contexts.
This Program is currently fully enrolled but may be offered again in March of 2015.
Earn three credits in Political Science (POS 215: Current Political Issues)
Travel dates: March 8-18, 2013
- 8 days in Havana and 2 days in the beach town of Veradero
- Tour of Old Havana and the Malécon
- Visits to Museum of the Revolution and Literacy Campaign Museum
- Visit to the U.S. Interest Section to discuss US-Cuba relations
- Visit to the Cuban National Assembly to discuss Cuban political system
- Exploration of the Cuban economic situation (talks with economists, visits to ration store, private enterprise markets and restaurants, etc)
- Visit to hospital/clinic to learn about Cuban health care system
- Visits to a variety of neighborhoods around Havana and meetings with representatives of civil society groups
- Conversation with Cuban university students and faculty at the University of Havana
- Music and cultural performances and visits to salsa/jazz/hip-hop clubs
- The beach
…And so much more!
Class meets three Fridays (9am to 11:50am) prior to travel and one after return. Class starts on Feb. 15.
There is also a mandatory orientation meeting for all participants on Wednesday, December 12th at 6pm.
Class meetings will be held at the Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs, but distance options are available for those at other campuses.
Cost: $3000 (includes airfare, meals, lodging, transportation, health insurance and all other program-related expenses). CMC tuition and trip cancellation insurance is not included.
Scholarships are available!
Deadline to register: December 10th, 2012.
Download the pre-application form
Please complete this form and forward it to Professor Gumbrecht at your earliest convenience.
Download the Scholarship application
Note: the deadline to apply for scholarships for this program is Friday, November 2, 5pm.
Frequently Asked Questions:
For more detailed information about the program, click here to download a PDF FAQ document.
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For more information, contact Bob Gumbrecht, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, at email@example.com or (970) 870-4484.