Scholar Cafe October 10th – Histories of Immigration and Languages in Oaxaca, Mexico with Dr. Nydia Martinez

Are you interested in studying abroad? Join Dr. Nydia Martinez of the EWU History Department at the McNair Scholars’ office to learn more about the partnership between EWU and the University of Oaxaca. This is an ideal program for majors in Spanish, Teaching English as a Second Language, History, and others! Classes in Oaxaca are taught at the University of Oaxaca (UABJO), which was established in 1827 as one of the first universities in Mexico. Spanish Language and Electives classes are taught at the Facultad de Idiomas, the prestigious language department of the university.

Program dates: August 17th through September 16th, 2020

Description: This four-week program will take 10 to 15 undergraduate students across EWU disciplines during the second summer session 2020 (August 17th to September 16th, 2020) to Oaxaca City, Mexico. The academic emphasis of this study abroad program is on the history of migratory and linguistic processes of people in the region of Oaxaca through the lenses of culture, society, politics, economics, art, and language. Students will engage in cross-cultural experiences in Oaxaca while carrying out service learning through the teaching of English as a second language.

Interested in learning more about the McNair Scholars' Program? Please Contact Us!

2019's McNair Flyer about the Oaxaca Study Abroad Opportunity

Oaxaca Program Coordinators

Nydia Martinez
Dr. Gina Mikel Petrie
Dr. Nydia Martinez,
Assistant Professor of History
Dr. Gina Mikel Petrie, Associate Professor of English as a Second Language

Coordinator of the English as a Second Language Program

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