Institute for Intercultural Communication

Comm 510: Culture of Cuba

SPEND YOUR SPRING BREAK IN CUBA! We will visit Old Havana – UNESCO Heritage site.


The Spring course Comm.  510/ ML 500: Field Study in Cuba, is open to graduate and undergraduate students for 3 credit hours.  The first scheduled class meeting is on Monday January 9th from 1-2:15;  After that, students will attend 4 class meetings on Wednesdays 1-2:15 before departing for Havana.  If the time does not work, you may use independent study. Please email or for information and to register for the class.


Here are some stories from the 2016 visit:

Tentative travel dates: March 10-17, 2017.

Cost: $3,175 includes  airfare to Cuba, transfers, all ground transportation, lodging, almost all meals, admission fees to parks and museums, and 3 credit hours.

Fee Schedule: TBA



The course will introduce you to Cuban culture and history and also cover Cuban film, art, and society. Class Readings and discussions will give you insights into social, cultural, and historical aspects of relations among racial groups in Cuba.

While in Cuba we will focus on the history and culture of Cuba and their roles in Cuban society. In Havanna we will explore the city’s neighborhoods, visit the Cathedral, the El Morro Fortress, and Plaza Vieja. We will also visit a variety of history and art museums for a better understanding of Cuban culture, and learn about Cuba’s Spanish, French, African, and Chinese roots.


Official Flyer and itinerary: cuba-brochure

Link for all trip forms: