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South Africa Summer 2019

South Africa: Summer 2019

Program Description

Learn the history of South Africa, its legacy of colonialism and apartheid, and how South Africans are trying to overcome this painful history. 

We will focus on the social constructs created around race, and particularly on the church’s role in the struggle against apartheid and the pursuit of peace, justice, and reconciliation.


  • A diversity of cultures
  • Warm hospitality
  • South Africa’s urban and natural beauty


  • The way in which apartheid constructed a race-based society and the oppression and injustice left in its wake. 
  • The role of the church in the ongoing struggle for peace, justice and reconciliation. Engage South Africans exploring how to build just relationships.
  • Encounter narratives of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and explore its strengths and weaknesses.


Estimated Cost: $6,500
Seminar Leaders: Andrew and Karen Suderman
Dates: May 14 – June 27, 2019
Locations: Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg, Nelspruit

Course Descriptions

CCSSC 201 Cross-Cultural Social Science 3 SH

CCTHEO 302 Ethics, Justice and Reconciliation in South Africa 3SH


Immunizations and prescriptions may be obtained at EMU Health Services by appointment.
Immunizations may also be obtained from your local health department or primary care provider.

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