Community Internships in Latin America

Explore competing and collaborating visions for social change. Experience the rich political, cultural, and geographic diversity of Ecuador.

Fall, Spring

Areas of Study

  • Politics of international development
  • Globalization
  • Social movement theory
  • Environmental justice
  • Human rights discourse

Northern Ireland

Conflict, Peace, and Transition

Study the legacy of violent conflict and engage with efforts to build sustainable peace. Examine the role of citizens as agents of social transformation in this International Conflict Research Institute-affiliated program.

Fall, Spring

Areas of Study

  • Conflict transformation
  • Peace and justice
  • Social movements
  • Human rights
  • National identity


Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Justice

Unpack the Slow Food movement’s motto of “good, clean, and fair” in its Italian birthplace. Explore how the business of food affects the health and wealth of farmers, workers, families, and communities.

Fall, Spring

Areas of Study

  • Sustainability
  • Environmental justice
  • Agriculture
  • Food systems

January Term Ecuador

Social and Political Transformation

Travel from the Amazon to the Andean highlands and back again. Study the power (and limitations) of political participation and voice in an evolving cultural landscape.


Areas of Study

  • Gender equality
  • Indigenous rights
  • Natural resource management
  • Social movements
  • International development

New Zealand

Culture and the Environment: A Shared Future

Trace the traditions, innovations, and issues behind the beautiful landscapes. Hear from those at the forefront of solutions to the environmental and cultural challenges of today.

Fall, Spring

Areas of Study

  • Environmental policy
  • Māori treaty rights, organizing, and history
  • Truth and reconciliation processes
  • Sustainability and development


The New Norway

This program focuses on the myriad effects of mass immigration, and examines outreach to new Norwegians who have come to the country as work migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees.

On Hiatus

Areas of Study

  • National identity formation
  • Citizenship
  • Mass migration
  • Politics of the welfare state
  • Scandinavian film and literature

Ready to learn in a whole new way?

Apply now for J-term 2022 and Spring 2022

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