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The Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences opens up the world through Global Field Studies in General Education, Arts and Sciences.

International travel can change your life. That's the premise behind the College of Arts and Sciences' Global Field Studies Program in General Education, Arts and Sciences.

2018 Global Field Study in General Education, Arts and Sciences
Havana, Cuba

Travel Dates: March 16-25, 2018 | DOWNLOAD THE COURSE FLYER (.pdf)







This study abroad course promotes learning about Cuba in the African Diaspora, its culture and its historical role in the evolution of the Western Hemisphere. This seven-week, three-credit hour course culminates in a nine-day trip to Havana, Matanzas, neighboring fishing villages and community art projects. Students will participate in Cuban folkloric dance workshops and poetry readings, and visit Hemingway's home. They will also meet local students at one of the oldest Spanish fortresses in the Western Hemisphere, learn about enslavement in Cuba at a coffee plantation and explore Cuba’s colonial history and contemporary art at its arts and historical museums.


  • Travel Dates: March 16-25, 2018
  • Program Cost: $3,000 per student (based on 10 registered students) which includes program fee, accommodations, excursions, breakfast and dinner; Students are responsible for their tuition, airfare and personal funds.

  • Deposit Deadline: $500 non-refundable deposit due by Jan. 12, 2018

  • Balance Deadline: remaining balance of $2,500 due by Feb. 16, 2018 (non-refundable)

  • Airfare: Group travel rates are available with a minimum of 10 students. NOTE: We are required to travel together as a group from and back to the United States.

  • Funding Opportunities: Students may be eligible for financial support; to find out check with the Financial Aid Office, Office of Student Involvement, or for Turner Awards at

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Diedre L. Badejo
Professor of Comparative African Diaspora, African & Women’s Studies