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Affiliated Departments
  - Sociology
  - Spanish
  - Latin American Studies
  - Religious Studies  
  - Communications
  - Biology

Affiliated Faculty
  - Dr. Brian Jennings
  - Prof. Kathy Ozment
  - Dr. Kennon Rice
  - Dr. Robert Seesengood

  - Prof. Margaret Rakus
  - Dr. Karen Campbell

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Example of 2011 Interim Course Schedule

Sociology 283-Comparative Cultures: Ecuador

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

26-Dec

 

 

 

 

 

 

US-Guayaquil
Orientation I

27-Dec

28-Dec

29-Dec

30-Dec

31-Dec

1-Jan

2-Jan

am: Guayaquil city tour
pm: Departure for Hostal Uzhupud  in Paute Ecuador
Orientation II
Welcome dinner

am: Gualaceo, Ecuador
cultural scavenger hunt
Orientation III
pm: meet host families

am: classes
pm: Cuenca city tour

am: classes
pm: Panama hat Factory

am: clases
pm: FREE
New Year’s Celebrations

Free

Ingapirca Ruins

3-Jan

4-Jan

5-Jan

6-Jan

7-Jan

8-Jan

9-Jan

Classes
10am: Grp Meeting
pm: Las Conceptas museum

Classes
11am: Culturas aborigenes museum
pm: Visit to the Jail
6 PM: Cooking class, Group A

Classes
El Cajas

Classes
pm: visit to an orphanage
6 PM: Cooking class, Group B

Classes
PM: Museo del 
Banco Central

5-6PM: Dance class

Saraguro
Hike to Pucara (Incan sacred site)
Weaving workshop
Traditional Andean Dinner

Saraguro
Cleansing Ceremony by local Shaman
Visit to organic farm for lunch

10-Jan

11-Jan

12-Jan

13-Jan

14-Jan

15-Jan

16-Jan

Finals
10am: Group Meeting
pm: Service project

 Service project
Farewell dinner

 Cuenca to the coast
Arrive Puerto Rico
Cacao and Banana's

 The coast
Isla de la Plata
Snorkeling and hiking

 The coast
Machalilla National Park
Frailes Beach

 The coast
pm: The coast to Guayaquil

 Guayaquil-USA

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For more information or to apply contact:

Dr. Jennings bjennings@albright.edu