LGBTQ+ PROGRAM (SUMMER 2017)
June 10th – 30th, 2017 ($ 2,063)
For anyone interested in learning about the real situation of the LGBTQ+ community in Mexico through the study of the language and cultural exchange. The program will teach participants about the history of the LGBTQ+ movement in Mexico and Latin America.
Learn about Mexican culture and gender roles in contemporary Mexico, and gain an understanding of the cultural context of LGBTQ+ identity in Mexico. Small class sizes (no more than 5 students) allows for a supported and connected group.
This two-week program includes round table discussions, guest speakers (artists, activists and community leaders), field trips, museum visits, videos, meetings with local community groups, and more. The program includes a LBGTQ+ welcoming home-stay. Students are evaluated and placed at the appropriate level of Spanish language instruction.
* The price of this program includes Spanish classes and room and board with host family; the price does not include transportation costs (airfare) or excursions or personal spending money.