UC Davis Summer Abroad



Buenos Aires — Music, Film and Culture in the Global City

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Arrive Date: July 4, 2017    End Date: July 31, 2017

Program Overview

In this program, we will study how Buenos Aires has been imagined and represented by contemporary writers, filmmakers, visual artists, musicians, and photographers. Moving freely in and out of the classroom setting, we will encounter firsthand the city's many cultural offerings: eclectic architecture, film and music festivals, theaters, and world famous street art. The close study of the city's vibrant and cosmopolitan culture will allow for a deeper understanding of Argentina's complex history and its relationship to other Latin American countries.

InstructorAna Peluffo

Taught in: English

Max Enrollment: 30

Program CoordinatorKendall Quisenberry 


Spanish (SPA) 175Topics in Spanish American Cultural Studies (4 units, taught in English)

Spanish (SPA) 198. Directed Group Study (4 units, P/NP)

Program Highlights
  • Enjoy one of the lowest-cost summer abroad programs.
  • Travel by boat to Colonia, a historical 17th-century city in neighboring Uruguay.
  • Get lost in the San Telmo market, one of the largest street fairs in the world.
  • Experience the Buenos Aires nightlife, the "city that never sleeps."
  • Live in Chic Palermo Soho and enjoy the wonderful and affordable world class cuisine.
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