Dozens of students in eight different courses will spend Block 6 off campus, going as far afield as the Bahamas, Belize, Rome, and New Zealand.
Montell Edgar spent the fall 2008 semester in France with the Lake Forest College Paris Program. Edgar is majoring in French, minoring in English, and planning to eventually pursue a doctorate in Egyptology. The following are her reflections on her semester abroad:
In May 2009, Cornell students traveled to Morocco with religion professor Steven Sacks and French professor Devan Baty for the course “Islam and Post-coloniality in Contemporary Morocco.” Students studied the general tenets of Islam, its particular manifestations and practices in Morocco, and the post-colonial relationship between Morocco and France.