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2020 Seminars

Effective March 12, 2020 MSU has suspended all First-Year Seminars Abroad for 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Toronto skyline near river in CanadaCanada

Many Cultures, One Canada: Stories of Diverse Communities from Our Neighbors to the North

FSACostaRica.jpgCosta Rica

Life Meets Art in Costa Rica: Performing Arts Reflections on Environmental and Indigenous Community Sustainability

Eiffel Tower at night with red, white and blue floodlightsFrance

Track 1
Exploring French Culture through the Arts, Cuisine, and Everyday Life

Track 2
You Matter! Living in a Physical World and the Science of Everyday Life

Student standing in front of river coming down a mountain in IcelandIceland

Track 1
Songs of Ice and Fire: A Creative Exploration of the Legends and Landscapes of Iceland

Track 2
Winter has Come: Myth, Science, & Legend in an Era of Climate Change

Student standing in front of the Roman capital at night in Rome, ItalyItaly

Track 1
Italian Identities: Renaissance, Risorgimento, and Contemporary Realities

Track 2
Strangers in a Strange Land: Invention and Identity in Italy

Emily Skupin standing on ocean bluff in an MSU t-shirt in Durban, South AfricaSouth Africa

Track 1
School's Out: Identity, Activism, and the Struggle for Equity in South Africa's Classrooms and Beyond

Track 2
Youth, Leadership, Climate Justice, and Community Building in South Africa

Guards marching in front of Buckingham Palace in London, England in the United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Track 1
Disunion to Union and Back

Track 2
Truth in Fiction: Mystery and Theater in the United Kingdom

Program fees, dates, and arrangements are subject to change.