JRN 380 "The Foreign Correspondent" in Colombia

This course is a journalistic look at the concluded peace process in Colombia, and the ongoing effects of the end of a 57-year civil conflict. It will also examine the Venezuelan refugee crisis, and will note its similarities to refugee crises in the U.S. Coursework will take place at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and will be on the subject of Colombian history and journalism as a foreign correspondent. For a final project, students will produce a website about their experience. In addition, visits to cultural sights such as Monserrate, the mountain-top shrine overlooking Bogotá and the sceneic Lagoon at Guatavita are included along with tours of historical Bogotá.  The cost includes lodging at boutique hotel Nico Apartasuites and three meals per day, excursions, course fees, and flight.

Credit Information: 3 credits

Cost: $3,200-$3,800 (approximate)

When it will run: June 14-25, 2020

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Applications due February 10th, 2020

Contact info:

Paola Fajardo-Heyward (fajardop@canisius.edu)

Daniel Higgins (higgin36@canisius.edu)