I am writing you today regarding two study abroad opportunities this summer.

Both opportunities give you a chance to earn George Mason University credits
and explore your area of interest in-depth. Think of these opportunities as the
lab for your course work! See how theories play out in the real world!



1)
INDIA:
Temples, Technology, & Transition NEW!

3 credits in Sociology 395/633, ANTH 309/635, or HNRS 230

Meets the Global Understanding Requirement!

In this program you will spend time in southern India exploring the affects of the
transition from colonialism to a modern nation-state. Globalization, development,
gender issues, labor market, environmental issues all will be explored within the
complex socio-economic and political history perspective in India. Highlights in-
clude Bangalore-the Silicon Valley of India, Elephant Ride, Kathakali dance
performance and a Cruise on the Kerala Backwaters.


 


2) CHINA: China at the Crossroads: People in Motion NEW!

6 credits in Anthropology or Chinese.  

NO CHINESE LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!

Meets your CHSS Non-Western Requirement and General Education
Synthesis Requirement!
The city of Chengdu, where this program takes place,
has been one of the foremost commercial sites in China since the Tang Dynasty
1200 years ago. As such it is a perfect place to explore how age, gender, generation,
structure of social relations and kinship relate to national economic, political and
cultural structures. The program will also look at migration as a social and economic
process. Of course there will be fun too with lectures on Calligraphy, Martial Arts,
Buddhism and Taoism. The program will start in Beijing and end in Shanghai.
Highlights include:

          --
the largest standing Buddha sculpture in the world the Leshan Buddha
          --a Panda Park
          --the Great Wall
          --the Forbidden City
          --Tiananmen Square
          --Yuyuan Garden
          --
a night cruise on the Huangpu River
          --the 2010 World Exposition

Do not miss these opportunities. Online application deadline is MARCH 26.

Check out our
website for more information or to start your application today!
It only takes 15 minutes!

Marie alice Arnold
General Manager
Center for Global Education
George Mason University
Johnson Center Room 235
http://globaled.gmu.edu
Tel: 1-703-993-2167
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