Women of different cultures sharing
experiences at CETLALIC.
love CETLALIC! I love its commitment to raising social consciousness.
The various cultural activities in conjuction with language
instruction helped me to get a richer feel for the life and
culture of Mexico.
Rev. Amy Walter-Peterson,
Rosario Ibarra de Piedra, human rights activist, zapatista
supporter and first
woman candidate for Mexico's
us in her home and chatted with us.
was very delighted with the political feel of the school.
Rachel Friedman, New York, NY.
friendships as you study and share at CETLALIC.
Mar y Agus,
and Social Change in Mexico
Winter: January 3 - 16, 2015 OR
Summer: July 11 - 24, 2015
Mexican culture, politics, and economics through the lens of women´s
experiences and struggles for social justice. Study how women from
various backgrounds (i.e. Indigenous, students, workers) have been
affected by the neoliberal model of globalization and the kinds
of mobilizations they have initiated or participated in. Establish
and strengthen links between women of different countries (whose
lives in an increasingly globalized world are more interrelated
than ever) by sharing our respective struggles for justice and equality.
Intensive language instruction, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday. Students are evaluated and placed at the appropriate level
with a maximum of five students in each class.
on Women & Social Change:
Talks, videos and visits with women and grassroots projects are
scheduled during the afternoon. Themes will be approached "from
below" by spending time with activist groups and with an orientation
towards social change.
- NAFTA, globalization,
and "neoliberalism" in Mexico as well as the independent
labor movement and maquiladoras
and the struggles of Indigenous women
women's health, alternative medicine, sexual and reproductive
rights and the lesbian movement in Mexico
media and a visit to a women's video collective
- The 1990/2000
student movement and strike at UNAM (the National Autonomous University
and the recent elections
Theology and Christian Base Communities
and the environment
program activities are in Spanish with English translation when
- Taxco silver
Family provides a vibrant sense of the Mexican people and makes
the course more personal and profound. It also provides participants
with ample opportunity to practice Spanish in everyday situations..
We offer homestays with gays and lesbians in Cuernavaca community.
All CETLALIC families are gay and lesbian friendly (Note: hotel
or apartment accommodations are also available upon request).
COST: $1,438 USD
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