jeudi 25 février 2010

Graduate Summer School in Cairo

July 18 to August 5, 2010

In-depth analysis of gender inequality, state policy, sexuality and social activism in Egypt


Week One:Guest lectures on gendered inequalities in poverty; rights and development; urbanism; gender based violence and sexual harassment; sexuality and the politics of health

Week Two:Discussions on comparative rural-urban resource management and its gendered effects. The week consists of a combination of lectures and site visits including two day site visits to projects in select informal neighborhoods in Cairo followed by a three day visit to the Desert Development Research Station in South Tahrir.

Week Three: Lectures and site visits to feminist and gender-focused NGO’s in Cairo in order to explore ways in which social activism engages the issues raised in week one.

Course Information:SOAN 510-01/GWST 570-01, 3 credits; organized by AUC’s Sociology-Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies MA programs in collaboration with The Free University of Berlin and Cologne University; more information and the syllabus are available at AUC’s Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women Studies website

Cost: Fees for international non-degree seeking (study abroad) students

$2,262 Three-credit course

$ 800 Fees for airport transfer, vans for site visits, lunches, and room and board at the South Tahrir research station [paid to AUC]

$ 630 Double room per person on sharing basis at the President Hotel, including breakfast, July 17 through August 6 [paid directly to the hotel; reservations handled through the Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at AUC, Dina Anwar, Assistant to the Director,]

$3692 Total cost per student

Students pay their own airfare to and from Cairo, mandatory health insurance, local transportation, dinners and incidentals.

Egyptian AUC students pay AUC’s tuition plus the fees for transportation, lunches, and the South Tahrir research station room and board.

Apply through AUC’s website. Application deadline: April 15, 2010

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