FLSA Cuba 2014

Name of program:

Cuban Culture and Film



Matanzas and Havana, Cuba


Professor Amy Orf, aorf@nmu.edu

Course(s) and eligibility:

4-credit Winter 2014 course taught in English. Students registered for IP295 will complete all assignments in English. Those registered for SN495 will complete all assignments in Spanish. Must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, good academic and disciplinary status at time of program travel.

Term and approximate travel dates:

Winter 2014 semester, with travel to occur May 7-18, 2014.

Application deadline:

Admissions on a rolling basis; final deadline, January 18, 2014. To apply, download FLSA application from International Programs website: www.nmu.edu/ipo or pick up forms in the International Programs office, 2101 Hedgcock,

Program snapshot:


The course reading focuses on Clifford L. Staten’s The History of Cuba. Explore sites in Havana, including Plaza de la Revolucion, Museo de la Revolucion, El Capitolio, Plaza de Armas and El Morro Fortress. Visit NMU’s partner university in Matanzas, tour the Provincial Museum, Monserrate, and attend a Cabaret show. Spend time at the beach in Varadero.

NMU is one of only 16 universities in the United States licensed to provide academic programming in Cuba. Come be a part of the excitement as we re-discover this near neighbor in the Caribbean.

Estimated cost:


Financial assistance:

For information on individual eligibility for NMU financial assistance, contact Financial Aid at 227-2327.

Interest meetings:


For more information:

Professor Amy Orf, aorf@nmu.edu, 227-1876
Susan Morgan, Coordinator-Education Abroad,goabroad@nmu.edu.