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Professor of History Rafaela Acevedo-Field and her husband Kenneth Field, an adjunct professor, will be teaching at “Whitworth South”

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Whitworth South professors
Professor of History Rafaela Acevedo-Field and her husband Kenneth Field, an adjunct professor, will be teaching at “Whitworth South”

In a recent news release Whitworth University announced that this fall, Professor of History Rafaela Acevedo-Field and her husband Kenneth Field, an adjunct professor, will be teaching at “Whitworth South” to help students immerse themselves in Latin American culture.

Acevedo-Field, an assistant professor of history, will be teaching courses on Latin American history and religion in Latin America, and she will also serve as a discussion group leader for a Core 350 group that will examine issues related to national identity and foreign policy.

“A cross-cultural education allows students to interact in a global market and develop empathy for people in other cultures,” she said in a press release.

After living on campus for the first week, students will move in with host families near the Costa Rica Center. And in addition to their extensive trips to Cuba and Nicaragua. Kenneth Field, Acevedo-Field’s husband, will teach Intro to Ethnomusicology at the center this fall. The course introduces techniques for studying music cross-culturally.

More information about the center can be found online.

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