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Incoming Exchange Students
**Space still available!**
Know the following program information, which you will provide on the online application:
Early application is strongly encouraged, as space is limited and the program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Complete applications include an essay and unofficial transcript. A non-refundable application fee of $50 will be billed to your student account upon submission of an online application.
Enhance your understanding of the social, economic, historical, and political challenges influencing contemporary Kenya, from colonization to globalization. The course will draw on education, stories, women’s studies, African literature, ecoactivism and ecocriticism in an attempt to promote diversity, global perspectives and sustainability.
Discover what sustainability looks like in Kenya. Learn about the country’s leading role in ecoactivism in Karura Forest, an urban forest in Nairobi. Plant trees while learning about environmental health at the headquarters of the Green Belt Movement. Witness a simultaneous victimhood and agency of community development among women. Examine the social, cultural, historical, and economic forces that influence women’s lived experiences. Bring African literature to life. Learn about equity and justice for all by exploring the conditions that inspired Matigari, a novel by Ngugi wa Thiong’o. Experience the practice and role of storytelling, and the application of storytelling in education. Visit urban and rural schools to observe the curriculum and pedagogy of the formal and informal educational systems.
Earn 6 credits in FORS, AAAS 3023: International Perspectives: Kenyan Experience. Course topics include:
Participants MUST have a passport, valid for at least six months after their return to the United States.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 will be billed to your student account upon submission of an online application. A deposit of $400 will be billed to your student account upon your confirmation of participation. The remainder of the program fee will be billed through Student Accounts Receivable.