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URI FLP - Cuba
Havana, Cuba (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter J-term
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January 4 - January 12, 2020

This course provides an intensive introduction to Cuba and its unique social, economic, cultural and political situation. This course emphases the Cuban perspective - journalists, diplomats, musicians, art historians, ecologists, economists, medical educators, historians, philosophers, students, architects, local artists, and others. We will personally experience contemporary Cuba and its revolution through its people by visiting factories, museums, a dance academy, private homes, and a farm. We will get to know some of the countryside and three Cuban cities: Havana, Vinales, and Trinidad.


Students will earn 3 URI credits for AAF, PSC or ECN 415: Dynamics of Social Change in the Caribbean. 

Course work will be supplemented with many lectures by various Cuban experts and authors on politics, art, architecture, health services and education. Students will have the opportunity to explore various sites in a few small cities and rural areas. 


Students will stay in homestays while in Cuba. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.


 Residency  Program Fee  URI Tuition  Program Cost
 In-State  $3,705  $858  $4,563
 Out-of-State  $3,705  $1,422  $5,127

Program fee includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Accommodations
  • Some Meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Excursions and cultural activities
  • Health insurance
NOTE: All fees are subject to change.


Richard McIntyre, Ph.D. 
(401) 874-4126 -
Dr. McIntyre is chair of the economics department where he has been a member since 1987. He was Associate Director of the URI Honors Program from 2003-2006 and Director from 2006-2013. Dr. McIntyre is a political economist who regularly teaches Competing Traditions in Economics (Ecn 305) and other courses in comparative and international political economy. 

Katie McIntyre, Ph.D. 
(401) 874-2608 -
Dr. McIntyre joined the University of Rhode Island faculty in 2018. She is an Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and the Associate Director of the Honors program. Dr. McIntyre specializes in religion, indigenous peoples, and gender in modern Latin America. She teaches a range of courses including International Women’s Issues; Gender and Sexuality in Latin America; Beauty, Body, & Power in the U.S. and Latin America; Suffrage in the Americas and Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies. Dr. McIntyre is particularly interested in the intersection of Cuban revolutionary nationalism with gender ideologies. 


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