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Summer Schools: Summer Seminars Abroad for Spanish Teachers (SSAST) / Barranquilla, Colombia

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <>

Date: 24-Jan-2015
From: Terrell Morgan <>
Subject: Summer Seminars Abroad for Spanish Teachers (SSAST) / Barranquilla, Colombia
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Summer Seminars Abroad for Spanish Teachers (SSAST) / Barranquilla, Colombia

Host Institution:
Coordinating Institution: Ohio State University

Dates: 06-Jul-2015 - 23-Jul-2015
Location: Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Focus: Intensive summer seminars on language change and the Spanish lexicon, taught in Spanish in an immersion context.

Minimum Education Level: BA

Special Qualifications:
The program is designed for teachers. Knowledge of Spanish is required but no formal background in linguistics is necessary.

Participants take one graduate linguistics seminar and live with a local family in Barranquilla, Colombia. The program, now in its 25th year, is designed for Spanish teachers but open to others with the appropriate background and language skills. Courses are taught by Terrell A. Morgan, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at The Ohio State University, and Patricia V. Lunn, Professor Emerita of Hispanic Linguistics at Michigan State University.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics

Subject Languages: Spanish

Tuition: 2600 USD

Tuition Explanation: Tuition includes:
3-credits OSU (Ohio State University) graduate tuition;
room and board with a Colombian family;
short excursions;
three-day weekend in Cartagena de Indias;
airport pick-up and drop-off;
supplemental travel health insurance.

Tuition does not include airfare.

Registration: 22-Jan-2015 to 13-Apr-2015

Contact Person: Mario González
Phone: (+1) (512) 480-8522
Fax: (+1) (512) 480-8866

Apply by Email:
Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Program administrators will facilitate participants' enrollment at The Ohio State University through Extended Education or the Graduate School. Transcripts and a letter of recommendation are required. Other documents may be required as well.

Page Updated: 26-Jan-2015