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September 2, 2017 at 7:45 pm

Food-Related Study Abroad | Info Sessions About Sicily or Cuba, Sept. 18-21

Food in Cuba photo of man sellling vegetables at open air market

Cuban food market

The Food Studies theme offers two study abroad global experiences, one in Sicily and one in Cuba, with the Office of Global Opportunities.

Italy: Food in Sicily is May 11-30, 2018. Come experience the cultural and historic food ways of Sicily, the Mediterranean’s largest island. Explore Sicily’s Eastern “Greek” and Western “Roman” coasts to see and taste this unique island’s rich history of food traditions.

Food in Cuba: Policy and Practice is over spring break 2018. With 80 percent of the world’s population now living in cities, urban areas are increasingly important places in developing ecologically sustainable food systems. Cuba provides a fascinating and compelling case study in the challenges and opportunities of feeding urban populations through nearby agricultural production sites.

Information Sessions

Monday, Sept. 18: The Office of Global Opportunities Fair—Learn more about the Food Studies “Italy: Food in Sicily” and “Food in Cuba: Policy and Practice” programs.

Wednesday, Sept. 20: Food in Cuba: Policy and Practice information session | 7-8 p.m. | Baker 226

Thursday, Sept. 21: Italy: Food in Sicily information session | 2-3 p.m. | Baker 233

Office of Global Opportunities Food in Sicily. Spend sumemr on the Mediterranean's largest island! Earn Your J-Comp!

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