Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

New Summer Study Abroad Program in Amazonia

October 10th, 2017

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies is enthused to announce its new summer study abroad offering in Napo, Ecuador: Amazonian Culture and Environment at the Andes and Amazon Field School. The program will run its first year in 2018 from June 2 – June 27.

The program will be led by Tulane faculty Prof. William Balée, who has spent a lifetime working with the Ka’apor Indians in Brazil. He is a pioneer in understanding the role of that the Amazonian indigenous communities have in formation and maintenance of the Amazonian forest. Students will enjoy many class session in the great outdoors plus take a trip to Yasuni National Park, in addition to other excursions and activities. This is program is ideal for undergraduate students interested in indigenous cultures and environment, or any majors in Anthropology, Biology, Humanities, including Latin American Studies.

Applications for this new program are due March 23, 2018.

To view the web page for the program, which includes more information and applications, click here.