<div dir="ltr"><div><div class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><b style="font-size:large">Study Abroad in Cuba! (January 2 - 19, 2019)</b></div></div></div></div><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><font size="4"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial">Information Session on Friday, 4/20 at 2:30pm in Bailey 105</span><br><br><b style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial">Course:<span style="font-weight:400"> </span></b><span style="text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial">ANTH 216 S/M/ Race, Racism and the Black Experience in the Americas, with guest lectures from Cuban scholars on Cuban history, U.S.-Cuban Relations, health and medicine, gender, tourism, literature, religion, music and danc</span></font><span style="text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial">e. <font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="4"> ANTH 216 fulfills S/M/ requirements as well as requirements for the Anthropology major and minor, Black Studies major and minor, Sociomedical Sciences minor, and Latin American Studies Minor. </font></span><font size="4"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" style=""><br></font></span><br><b style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"></b></font>



















<p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" style="" size="4"><b style=""><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Includes:</span></b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> Daily
scheduled activities and excursions with Cuban students to cultural
events (music, dance, theater), national parks, beaches, <span style="background:white">museums, </span>and to visit a hospital and
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="4"><b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Student Research:</span></b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> Students will conduct life history interviews with
English-speaking Cuban students, and be interviewed by Cuban students
as part of a collaborative research project to be completed in the Spring 2019
semester. <br>
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<b>Total Credits:</b> 3 credits during the winter intersession and 1 credit during the spring semester<br>
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<b>Application Deadline:</b> September 1, 2018<span></span></span></font></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="4"><b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Email:</span></b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><a href="mailto:medeiros@geneseo.edu" target="_blank" style="color:blue;text-decoration:underline"><span style="color:rgb(17,85,204)">medeiros@geneseo.edu</span></a><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> for more information<span></span></span></font></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="4"><b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Facebook Page:</span></b><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><a href="http://fb.me/GeneseoinCuba" target="_blank" style="color:blue;text-decoration:underline"><span style="color:rgb(17,85,204)">Geneseo in Cuba!</span></a><u><span style="color:rgb(17,85,204)"><span></span></span></u></font></p>

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<div style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font size="4"><br><b>Anticipated Schedule:</b><br>12/26-12/31: Pre-departure online coursework<br>1/2-1/3: Pre-departure retreat in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY<br>1/4-1/19: Cuba<br>Spring 2019 semester: 1 credit's worth time commitment (2 to 3 hours per week) to complete a group life history research project started in Cuba.<span> </span><br><br></font><b style="font-size:large">ANTH 216 S/M/ Race, Racism and the Black Experience in the Americas Course Description:</b><font size="4"><br></font></div><div style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font size="4">This course examines race, racism and the black experience in the Americas from an anthropological perspective. Comparing and contrasting the lived experiences of contemporary members of the African diaspora, it will examine issues such as: the scientific and social construction of race; racism and social and health inequality; whiteness and privilege; blackness as an individual and social identity; and the intersection of race, gender, and class. The course also examines the relationship between identity and the production of cultural products such as music, dance, and religion across the Americas. Lastly, the course explores social justice movements and acts of resistance against discrimination and pervasive inequality. Readings, films, written assignments, and discussions will underscore how the politics of race and ethnicity as well as the discourse on culture and identity, shape and influence social relations and individual experiences throughout the Americas.</font></div><br clear="all"><div><div class="m_-8854154956667394956gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div>Melanie A. Medeiros, Ph.D.</div><div>Pronouns: she/her/hers<br>Assistant Professor of Anthropology<br>Coordinator, Sociomedical Sciences program<br>Department of Anthropology<br>SUNY Geneseo<br>Office: Bailey 106<br>Phone: 585-245-6269<br>Email: <a href="mailto:medeiros@geneseo.edu" target="_blank">medeiros@geneseo.edu</a></div></div></div></div>
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