4 Events to Attend Before Finals

Germany Info SessionStudy Abroad PanelGrassroots Activism in India Info SessionStudy Abroad 101

Language & Culture in Germany Info Session

TH 12/3, 5:30PM, 494A Humanities
Study German History, culture, literature and politics while enhancing your language skills in the classroom and in the city. This program is during May session 2016.

STUDY ABROAD PANEL — The Student Perspective.

W 12/9, 7pm, Griggs EF Conference room in housing near Ianni Hall – FREE PIZZA! (1st come/1st serve!) Brief presentation and Q&A session with recent UMD Study Abroad Students:

  • Nathan Herman – semester in Italy
  • Erin Welch – semester in Australia
  • Elsie Lang – semester in Spain
  • Carley Sipper – year in England & May session in Italy
  • Brandon Hartung – May session in India
  • Abby O’Harris – semester in Ireland

Grassroots Activism in India Info Session 

M 12/14, 12PM, KSC 355-357 – FREE PIZZA!
Bangalore is at the center if India’s booming high-tech economy; however the benefits of growth have not been equally distributed. Explore the complex processes of globalization and social change in India all during the 2016 May session course.

As Always… Study Abroad 101

Every Tue & Wed at noon, 138 Kirby Plaza
This session is a must if you’re at all interested in studying abroad. We’ll cover key information on everything from getting started to applying. Bring a friend!



India Info Session

Grassroots Activism in India Info Session

Grassroots Activism in India – Info Session

FOS/GEOG/COM 3800 Grassroots Activism in South India
Short Term Study Abroad Course
4 Credits
Estimated Cost: $5,663 (this price includes everything: airfare, all food and lodging expenses, local transportation, and educational expenses)
Dates: May 16th-June 4th
Dr. Rebecca de Souza (Communication)
Dr. Adam Pine (Geography)
Information Session December 14th 12:00-1:00 pm
KSC 355-357

Pizza and soda will be provided!

The course Grassroots Activism in South India takes UMD students to Bangalore, India for three weeks (5/16/20166/4/2016) to study grassroots activism in this growing city. Dr. Pine and Dr. de Souza. In Bangalore, students stay at the Indian Social Institute, a liberation theology influenced Jesuit Institute whose motto is “Accompanying the Marginalized.” As part of the program they interact with activists from across Bangalore, visit the historic Hindu temple sites of Belur and Halebid, fly to the city of Agra to visit the Taj Mahal, take the train to Kolar Gold Fields (a mining community outside of Bangalore) and have a lot of opportunities to explore the shopping malls, streets, and restaurants of Bangalore. Find out more about this program here and other short-term international study programs at UMD here.