Culture and Language of Latin America
SPAN 337 / 437 (4 credits each)
July 27-August 25, 2013
Still accepting applications.
Students must have completed 200 level Spanish in order to participate.
Travel through Paraguay as you learn the differing language and culture complexities of this Latin American country. This is an exciting time to study the language of Paraguay, as it is the only New World country where the majority of the non-indigenous population (more than 98 percent of Paraguay’s total population) speaks an indigenous language. Western Professor Shaw Gynan will lead the group and help broaden your understanding of the cultural context in which the Spanish language is used for oral and written communication.
- Understand the history of Paraguay
- Explore the historic center of Asunción, the Itaipú hydroelectric facility, Iguazú Falls, and the Jesuit ruins at the Misión de Trinidad
- Learn what influences Paraguay’s culture
- Interact with the people of Paraguay
- Learn the Language basics and attitudes
- Paraguay Home
- Program Details
- Cost & Registration
- Slide Presentation
Learn more about this program:
Monday, May 6
College Hall 137