Location
  • Martinique
Term
Summer
Subject Areas
American Studies Anthropology Archaeology Botany Conflict Studies Conservation and Preservation Cultural Studies Ecology Environmental Studies Gender Studies Geography Global Studies History Indigenous Cultures International Relations Language Studies Liberal Arts Literature Marine Biology Peace Studies Political Science Social Sciences Sociology Women's Studies +14

Program Details

Program Type
Provider
Degree Level
Bachelors
Housing
Host Family
Language
French

Pricing

Price Details
Refer to the APA website for up-to-date fees: https://www.apaparis.com/program/french-antilles/?topic=Fees
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Airport Transfers Classes Some Meals
Dec 15, 2021
Oct 25, 2019
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About Program

Ace immersion in radiant Martinique! For this six-week program, the island of flowers, Martinique, provides an expansive backdrop engaging with issues surrounding the slave trade, colonization, and environmental fragility. Martinique's rich literary and cultural traditions have informed intellectual movements across the US, Europe, and Western Africa for centuries.

Take two courses, taught in French in a wide range of subjects such as environmental studies, Caribbean history and immigration, and Caribbean Francophone literature from women writers. Customized French language support sessions are scheduled weekly and learn the basics of Creole.

Cultivate a lasting relationship with a welcoming host family and benefit from a curated culture package including a visit of Fort-de-France, concerts, theater, dance, a cooking class, and more. Day trips to the north and south parts of the island and a weekend excursion to the French island of Guadeloupe round out the activities.

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Program Highlights

  • Choose courses in a variety of subjects, taught in French
  • Live with a carefully selected host family, with daily breakfast and dinners
  • Enjoy an unforgettable culture package with activities and events, day trips around the island, and a weekend excursion
  • Prepare for the summer ahead with a three-day orientation

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