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Spanish 497: José Martí and Cuba

May 11-21, 2015

The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Porguese is offering a 3-credit, 3-week Maymester course in Cuba.  The first two weeks of the course will be taught in Cuba, and the third week online. 

As part of this course, PSU Students and professor, Julia Cuervo Hewitt, will participate in the 125thcommemoration of the death of José Martí.  For this event we will travel to the historic city of Bayamo, in the Eastern part of the island, during the weekend of May 16-18.  Classes will take place Monday-Friday at the Centro de Estudios Martianos, in Havana, during the mornings, and during the afternoon the Centro will provide city tours to important historical and cultural sites.  The last day of the two week-stay will be at the famous beach of Varadero.

There will be a meeting for students interested in registering for this course: 

February 18, at 5:30 p.m.

Thomas Building 222

At this meeting we will be talking about the process of registration, the cost of the course, flight, and room and board in Cuba, as well as the process of obtaining the visa, which must be done at least 6-7 weeks in advance, as a group.  Students interested must have a passport by the first week of March since we must send the names and passport numbers to Cuba that week so that the Centro de Estudios Martinos can apply for visas for the entire group. 

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