Department of Global Development Studies


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Fourteen days, twenty Cuban instructors, forty TERRIFIC students ...  365 days till the next time we visit Havana with the Queen's Cuban
Culture and Society course.  Applications for DEVS 305 for 2016-2017 will be open in August 2016 and due in September. 
The Havana portion of the trip will be May 6 to May 20, 2017.  

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Forty Queen’s students enjoying a tour of Old Havana, part of the Cuban Culture and Society course, 2016. 

DEVS graduate students Renee Rogers, Bhanesha Ollek and Laura Myers visiting with Cuban instructor Gerardo Hernandez from Casa
de Las Americas, after a tour of Old Havana.  Cuban Culture and Society course, May 2016.

DEVS undergraduate student Megan De Sasio receives her DEVS 305 “degree” from instructor Vivian Rocaberti during the graduation
ceremony for the Cuban Culture and Society course in Havana, May 2016.  

Cuban Culture and Society course graduates Brigitte May and Emma Kent, hosts of the Reel Broads radio show on Queen’s CRFC, recently created a podcast about their time in Havana in May with Devs 305. Take a listen to their commentary, musical selections, and general enthusiasm for learning in Havana: