Students of the Master in North American Studies visit the exposition “Del Caribe al Canal de la Mancha. La Armada española en la Independencia americana” at the Museo Naval
On Friday, March 10th 2023 the students of the Master’s Degree in North American Studies visited the exhibition “Del Caribe al Canal de la Mancha. La Armada española en la Independencia americana” at the Museo Naval in Madrid, curated by Berta Gasca and Inés Abril, curators of the Museo Naval. The visit was part of the course The Hispanic Heritage in the US, taught by José Antonio Gurpegui, director of Instituto Franklin-UAH and full Professor of American Studies at Universidad de Alcalá, and the tour was led by museum deputy director and captain Juan Escrigas.
The exhibition, which can be visited from October 12th 2020 until April 9th 2023, aims to rescue the shared past that serves as a historic link between Spain and the United States, as well as promoting the role of the Armada with its contribution to American Independence. Thanks to the exhibit, visitors can achieve a dynamic and clear vision of the most relevant events and personalities of this historical period through a collection of historical items belonging to the Armada’s heritage.
The Master’s Degree in North American Studies is an official master taught by the Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) aimed to any graduate student or holder of a Bachelor’s Degree granted anywhere in the world and in any discipline, with a high level of English, and with a research and academic future projection, with the goal of qualifying the student as an expert in culture, politics and society of the United States, within an interdisciplinary framework including Humanities, Political Science, Economics, Social Science and History.
The application period for the Master’s Degree in North American Studies is currently open until Sunday, July 2nd 2023. To access more information about the program and the application process, you can visit the official website here.