FLSA in Cuba

Faculty-Led Study Abroad in CubaNMU Cuba FLSA

Is a trip to Cuba on your bucket list? As an NMU student, you have the rare opportunity to participate in a study abroad program in Cuba.

NMU's FLSA in Cuba program involves a 4-credit course, taught in English, called “Cuban Culture and Film.” You will read William Luis’ Culture and Customs of Cuba and watch Cuban films and documentaries. Topics for discussion include: Cuban history, Fidel Castro and Ernesto “Che” Guevara, religion, food/drink, sports, media, cinema, music/dance, and art. Students who have already received credit for SN 300, 301, or 302 at NMU and who complete their assignments in Spanish will receive credit for SN 495. All others will complete assignments in English and receive credit for IP 295.

Interest Meetings for the Winter 2014 trip will be held on the following dates in Jamrich 203 (Language Lab):

Thursday, September 26, 4:00pm 
Thursday, October 3, 4:00 pm 
Monday, October 7, 5:30 pm 
Explore the following links for more information:
Cuba FLSA Student testimonials
Cuba FLSA Q&A with Professor Orf on the Cuba FLSA
Cuba FLSA Tentative trip itinerary | Program Outline
Cuba FLSA Pictures of cultural/historical sites
Cuba FLSA Explore Havana (Google Maps)
Cuba FLSA Explore Matanzas (Google Maps)