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MAYMESTER: LATINX IDENTITIES ACROSS THE AMERICAS

 

This interdisciplinary course based in Puebla, Mexico introduces students to emergent research on Latinx identity in K12 and higher education, focused on the topic of masculinity as it is theorized and practiced in the US and Mexico. Students will be hosted by the Universidad de las Americas Puebla and will have the opportunity to participate in service learning projects with local organizations. Great for students seeking: coursework surrounding issues of gender and masculinity, Mexican American history and immigration, anthropology, history, and sociology.

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Sponsored by College of Education

Course(s)

  • ALD 379 / MAS 374 / LAS 322 - Latinx Identities Across the Americas

Academic Information

Students earn 3 hours of in-residence credit and participate in service learning activities. Courses must be taken for a grade. The grade is factored into UT GPA. Fulfills the Cultural Diversity in the US flag.

Faculty

ALD 379 / MAS 374 / LAS 322 Latinx Identities Across the Americas taught by Dr. Victor Saenz and Dr. Emmet Campos

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - Yes
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students live in dormitory-style housing. All students are required to live in program housing.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

2022 Program Fee: TBD. 2021 fee was $2,700. Includes $500 deposit, housing, breakfast and lunch daily, excursions, administrative and instructional costs, and on-site orientation. Program fee does not include airfare, books, insurance, local transportation and personal expenses.

Dates:

- Maymester
  • Program: May 24, 2022 to June 18, 2022
  • Instructional: May 24, 2022 to June 18, 2022
  • Final Deadline: November 15, 2021

Application Code

355093

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Next Step

Learn more by attending an info session, meeting with the professor, or program coordinator. Info sessions will take place on 9/29, 10/20, and 11/10 from 4-5pm. Click on the Events Calendar link above for full details! For more info contact program coordinator Moriah Mock at moriah.mock@austin.utexas.edu

Program information above is subject to change