Foundations of Indian and Tamil Culture
Geo Education Course
|July 8 - August 9, 2002
| The course will be taught
|$3,500 pays the course
fee and all expenses in India
the full Program Flyer (10 kb, PDF)
Travel, Learn, Explore, Serve and Enjoy the Culture of
India in an Experiential Educational Adventure in Auroville,
India (Summer 2002).
This academic seminar and related service learning activities
will provide students with a basic introduction to Indian
culture and the culture of Tamil Nadu, it's largest state
and the source of much of its culture. Students will read
and discuss core ancient and modern texts, go on trips to
temples and artistic events, will partake in service learning
projects with Tamils in Auroville and will have time to
read, write, explore and sample the many local and regional
The course will be taught and facilitated by Gordon Korstange,
who lived for nine years in India as a Peace Corps Volunteer
in Tamil Nadu and a teacher in Auroville. Local teachers,
artists and environmental and community development professionals
will also participate in lectures, field trips, trainings
and discussions. Participants age 18 or over are welcome.
Course participants do not need to be enrolled in a university,
but academic credit can be facilitated for those who are.
The course will be limited to 12 participants.
For more information or to apply contact Bill Leon via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
call him at (206) 380-7730 or visit www.geoeducation.org.
Also make sure to download the program flyer above.