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  • Locations: Fort-de-France, Martinique
  • Program Terms: Breakaway Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

Language, Race, and Identity
in the French Caribbean

Dates: May 16-31, 2020
Destinations: Martinique
Leaders: Emily Adams and Devin Bryson
Max. Enrollment: 12     Credits: 2       
Estimated Cost: $ 3,750 ($2,750 when BA subsidy applied)
Payment Schedule: Dec. 5: $1,000; Jan.5: $1,000;
Feb. 5: $1,000 ($750); March 5 $750 ($0)*

Explore the rich cultural history of the diverse racial and ethnic identities that coexist in Martinique, an island in the French Carribbean. Students will spend the morning learning to communicate in French, then enjoy afternoons exploring the bustling city of Fort-de-France as well as some of the more scenic corners of the “Island of Flowers”:  a banana museum, a museum on slavery, and nature preserves. They will participate in a Creole cooking class. And yes, they will have opportunities to snorkel and relax on those breathtaking beaches! 

Important Notes!
  • Application deadline for all BreakAways is November 1, 2019
  • Figures in brackets indicate payment due for those who use the $1000 BreakAway coupon
  • Planning to go on a BreakAway in 2020?  Get your passport this summer!


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Breakaway Summer 2020 11/01/2019 11/15/2019 05/06/2020 05/31/2020