MMW Serves — Navajo Nation
MMW Serves is a service experience embedded within the Making of the Modern World general education world history program. MMW Serves combines academic preparation, intercultural experience, and volunteer service. A specially-designed MMW14 / MMW122 seminar, which takes place on Mondays and Wednesday from 1-2:50pm in Winter term, provides the necessary academic preparation, situating the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of the region in a comparative and global context, while fulfilling standard MMW learning objectives. The course will be co-taught by MMW Director Matthew Herbst and Ross Frank, Professor of Ethnic Studies. After completion of the 4-credit MMW course in winter quarter (M/W 1-2:50pm), students and faculty will travel to the Navajo Reservation in Northeastern Arizona, the largest reservation in the United States, for a week of intercultural learning and service over spring break 2018. Applications will be open in Fall 2017. Space is limited.