- South Africa
- Cape Town
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Explore issues of human rights, multiculturalism, ethnicity, and identity in the context of South Africa, from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
Cape Town, the program base, was one of the first South African cities to voluntarily promote racial integration. In a typical semester, students complete four homestays —each providing the opportunity to meet and interact with South Africans from different geographic and ethnic backgrounds. The strong emphasis on the homestay as experiential learning complements lectures, discussions, field-based assignments, and excursions to provide a multidisciplinary analysis of the country.