UW Oshkosh

Writing Across Cultures in Nicaragua

Location: Nicaragua
Term: Future Dates TBD
Courses: English 302 (EN), 350, 405, 605, 709; Envt Stds 390 (SS)
Accommodation: host family/hostel
Program Model: Faculty-led
Contact: Douglas Haynes, Radford 204, 424-0914


Join a UW Oshkosh service-learning course in Managua, Nicaragua, where you will:

LIVE, WORK, & PLAY with Nicaraguans.

VOLUNTEER with a farmers’ cooperative in a scenic rural village and with the Women Action Center, a community development project in a low-income neighborhood of Nicaragua’s capital, Managua.

READ & WRITE personal narratives about cross-cultural experiences and sustainable development projects in Central America.

MEET & INTERVIEW community members who will detail the economic and ecological challenges of everyday life in Nicaragua.
LEARN & PRACTICE SPANISH in a three day intensive course at a Spanish school on a crater lake.

VISIT an artisans’ market, coffee farms, a volcano, a Pacific beach, and more!


Program Application & Guide
February 27, 2013