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WSSU Study Abroad Programs

WSSU Kenya and Tanzania Summer Program is an interdisciplinary program designed to promote knowledge and understanding of East Africa in a global context. The program aims to expose students to the cultural, political, economic and linguistic diversity in East Africa. Students will also experience the richness and diversity of Kiswahili language and culture. The program is open to students in all WSSU schools and departments, with a particular emphasis on the humanities and social sciences, education, business and economics, and health sciences.

WSSU Honors College Summer Spanish Language Immersion Program in Querétaro, Mexico This WSSU faculty-led program allows intermediate or higher level Spanish language students the opportunity to utilize and further hone their language skills while experiencing the culture of Mexico.

POR 2020: Identities, Race, and Culture in Brazil: An Interdisciplinary Seminar

Brazil 2015
POR 2020 is a 12-day course in Brazil to complement courses with Brazil content offered during the spring semester 2015. This experiential program will include lectures on race and culture, cultural activities, including samba, capoeira, other music and dance, and community engagement. The overall goal of this experience is promoting knowledge and understanding of cultural and global diversities that will enable students to see themselves as part of an interconnected global context.

Hip Hop Itlay

Hip Hop Meets the Renaissance

Our host institution in Florence will be the Scuola Toscana, one of the premier language schools in that city. The four weeks of instruction will include approximately 16 hours of “survival Italian”. Learn how to order food and wine in a restaurant, make purchases, get travel directions, and use Italian in personal introductions for conversations, flirting,and interviews. Students will have the aid of Italian interpreters to help them complete their journalistic stories. Those with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Italian will be offered special training.

WSSU Ghana and Benin Summer Program The 4-week WSSU Summer Program in Ghana and Benin, in collaboration with the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana, is designed to expose students to the political, economic, social and cultural realities of contemporary Africa in general, and West Africa in particular. In depth and field-based understanding of these issues will be located within the context of the historical legacy of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and of British (Ghana) and French (Benin) colonialism in Africa. The program is interdisciplinary in nature and open to sophomore, junior and senior WSSU students from all schools and departments, with a particular emphasis on the social sciences and humanities, education, and health sciences.

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