January 2007: Buenos Aires 

Barbara Domcekova Interim Course

Co-instructed with Dr. Megan Gibbons

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This project is a three-week immersion in language and culture of Argentina, with a particular focus on Buenos Aires, the cultural capital of Latin America. It is open for all students ready to experience this bustling metropolitan city. The participants in the project will engage in studying of Spanish at the Vía Hispana language school. Upon arrival students will the placed to the appropriate level (from beginner’s level to advanced) and will take four hours a day of class taught by Argentine instructors. Afternoons and evening will be dedicated to a series of cultural activities in Buenos Aires, from theatre performances, films, cafés, art exhibitions and museum visits to tango lessons and city tours following the footsteps of such historical figures as Evita Perón, Carlos Gardel, Diego Maradona or Ché Guevara. Students will be staying with Argentine families to further explore the local way of life The final week of Spanish instruction will be in Patagonia, including visits to the Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego and the Museo del Fin del Mundo. This Interim also includes a visit to the Iguazú waterfalls, a natural wonder on the border with Brazil and Paraguay.