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Do something different this summer–explore a new region of Minnesota! Join this summer course to earn your Fine Arts credit *and* Augsburg Experience!
IMMIGRATION STORIES & COMMUNITY BUILDING IN RURAL MINNESOTA
• Evening Course Meetings: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm, for 4 weeks beginning May 9 and ending June 3.
• Travel: This course will travel to Walnut Grove, Minnesota for 2 short residencies:
• Tuesday, May 23 – Friday, May 26
• Thursday, June 1- Saturday, June 3, including a public showing in Walnut Grove on June 2
Changing demographics, especially in rural communities, provide both challenges and opportunities for building strong and equity-minded communities. This course explores these challenges and opportunities with the goal of building community ties as well as connections between Augsburg University students and the residents of Walnut Grove, Minnesota.
While in Walnut Grove, you will meet with community members and conduct interviews to learn more about the residents of the community and their history. Research, stories, and data will be collected and used as material to create a public presentation at the end of the class.
This is a great opportunity to earn credits in a new, dynamic way during summer, without interfering with work schedules, and other summer commitments!
Check the website below for more info and start an application!