Environmental Justice in Brazil

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EJB 2013 Capivari, Minas Gerais, Brazil

EJB 2013 Capivari, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Planning is underway for the summer 2015 study abroad program in the Brazilian Amazon. Expect an information session to happen early in February 2015 on the campus of Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI. To learn more about how you can join us on this exciting 7-credit study abroad program, contact Dr. Prado at (401) 254-3546 or by email to pprado AT rwu DOT edu  

When: May 18 through June 22 (Summer Session I, five weeks); May 18-June 8, 2015 in Brazil.

Where: The Amazon Region of Brazil.

What: 7-credits, including one course in Anthropology (Campbell), one course in Communication (Prado), and a one-credit course in service-learning

Academic Goals of the Program:

  • Learn about the environment & human culture in Brazil
  • Learn to report accurately from the field, producing stories about environmental issues
  • Contribute to environmental and social justice movements through service work
  • Visit culturally and historically significant sites in the fifth largest country on earth

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