Go Global with UBC philosophy and sociology in Guatemala.

Can Philosophers do Field Work?


Come and find out!  Study Power and Oppression and Theories of Civil Society, on location in rural Guatemala, summer term One 2018!  Earn six credits of upperlevel Arts coursework (Philosophy 335, Sociology 430), while experiencing the impacts of poverty and globalization firsthand, through a UBC Global Seminar.  Open to majors and honours students in philosophy, sociology and closely related disciplines, this is your opportunity to complement social theory coursework with intensive experiential learning about the realities of a significantly poorer society. Eligible students will receive ARA funding to cover 70-100% of the programme fee and airfare.


May 14th-June 29th 2018, Summer Term One

Professors Sylvia Berryman (Philosophy) and Thomas Kemple (Sociology)

Attendance at an information session is required to apply:

Wednesday October 18th 11-12, Buch D324

Wednesday October 18th 4-5, ANSO 2107

Thursday October 19th, 4-5, Buch D324

Friday October 20th, 12-1, ANSO 139


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