Study Abroad

Pitzer in Botswana Directed Independent Study Projects

Independent Research Areas

  • African History
  • African Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • HIV/AIDS
  • International Relations
  • Linguistics
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Theater and Dance
  • Traditional Arts
  • Vulnerable Children and Orphans
  • Wildlife Ecology
    • Ditholwana and Traditional Dance in Botswana
    • Press Freedom
    • The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency: Building Business People in Maun, Botswana
    • Reggae Music and Political Expression
    • 3P Productions and Botswana's 40 Years of Independence
    • Understanding the Limitations of Building and Consolidating the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions
    • SAPSSI Activities and Boitumelo Mo Nageng Kids Camps for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: An in-Depth
    • Reflection of Activities and Experiences
    • The Youth Health Organization: Sharing Experiences
    • Interning with the Youth Health Organization (YOHO), on Tour with the Dzalabana Bosole Arts Festival
    • From Cattle to Carcass Meal: An analysis of Procedures at the BMC lobatse Abattoir.
    • Healing HIV/AIDS in Setswana Culture: Four Case Studies.
    • Perceptions of Traditional Medicine in Botswana.
    • Art and Identity: The effects of globalisation on oppressed communities as reflected through their art.
    • Odi Weavers: A Community Overcoming the Odds.
    • Bogale: Appreciating the Segaba.
    • Unspoken Language: A Closer Look at African Dance.
    • Legkoa Journalism: My life as a Botswana Gazette Writer.
    • Environmental Conservation in Botswana:The Role of an NGO
    • The Lentswe la Oodi Producers Co-op
    • Water: The Other Diamond of Botswana, A Study of Water Conservation
    • The Revelation of AIDS in Botswana: BONAMODI
    • Botlhale Jwa Phala Youth
    • Botswana Power Corporation Workers Union: A historical analysis
    • Internship at the Kalahari Conservation Society
    • Decolonizing the Mind: The Case of Botswana
    • The Diphalana Continuing Education Project
    • Avoiding the Gallows: A Controversy over Capital Punishment in Botswana
    • Traditional Song and Dance of Botswana
    • House of Hope: A Community's Response to the Impacts of HIV/AIDS
    • The Legacy of Segametsi Mogomotsi
    • Ditshwanelo, The Botswana Centre for Human Rights
    • Internship with Women and Law in Southern Africa, Gaborone, Botswana: Struggles of LifeLine Botswana
    • My Month in Gabane Pottery
    • The Effects of Seed Age, Seed Size and Soil Composition on the Germination and Initial Seedling Growth on Colophospermum mopane.
    • Oranges and Bananas and Mangoes (Oh My): Chobe farms and the Challenges of Agriculture in Northern Botswana.
    • This is a research on challenges of commercial farming in Botswana using Chobe farms as a case study.
    • Grey Matters and Living with Elephants
    • Cohabitation in Botswana: The need for legislation.
    • The Utilization of Traditional Vs. Modern Medicine: A Comparison of Urban and Rural Botswana.
    • The Land Board as a Equalizing Institution: The Ngwato Land Board Case Study.
    • Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals of Botswana (LeGaBiBo)
    • Youth Popular Theater as a Community Education Tool in Botswana: Ghetto Artists Case Study.
    • My Internship at The Botswana
    • Traditional Egalitarianism: The Study of the Legal History of Rape.
    • Traditional Dance in Modern Botswana Society
    • Plastic Recycling: An Internship with Somarelang Tikologo and a look at urban environmental education in Botswana.
    • Art as a Process for Cultural Identity and Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Identity in a Changing Society: A Study of Traditional Songs of the Bangwaketse.
    • Apprenticeship with Mogwana Traditional Dance Group: Traditional Dance in the Context of Botswana
    • Mmegi: Investigative Reporting for the People.
    • An internship with Botswana's largest circulated newspaper and the role of print media in Botswana.
    • The Attitude of Maun Residents Towards Maun Wildlife Education Park (MWEP)
    • Home Based Care in Botswana and The Holy Cross Hospice: Their Relevance and Contribution in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
    • The Social Needs in Botswana's Preschools
    • The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Taking a look at what it is like working and planning in Gaborone.
    • Access to Justice and The Criminality of Homosexuality in Botswana: The Case of Utjiwa Kanane.
    • The Evolution of Drumming
    • Refugees in Botswana: Stories, Frustrations, and Insights from Dukwi Refugee Camp.
    • The Social Impacts of Elephants in Gidikwa: The Relationship Between the People and the Pachyderms.
    • Surface Water Quality of Tamalakane River Maun, Botswana.
    • The Thapong Experience.
    • Basket-Weaving in Botswana: Still Really Something.
    • The History of Printmaking in Africa and My Experience at Marothodi Ltd.
    • Understanding Empowerment: Internship with Permaculture Trust of Botswana.
    • Traditional Medicine in Botswana: The Past or the Future?
    • Education as a Means of Socialization: Primary Education in Botswana.
    • Trust for the Okavango Cultural and Development Initiatives: A Study in Grassroots Development - Itsoseng
    • Bomme Basket Weavers Evaluative Report.
    • Unification and Diversification of Music from An Untraditional Perspective in Botswana.
    • Problem Animal Control and Moremi Game Reserve: A Case Study from the Perspective of a Wildlife Officer.
    • My Life in the Bush: Large Carnivore Research with African Wildlife Foundation.
    • SOS Kindergarten, Francistown, Botswana
    • Care and Prevention go Hand in Hand: Botswana's National Response to HIV/AIDS.
    • The Centre for Strategic Studies: Helping Democracy Find a Place in the World of Defense and Security.
    • The N/oakwe on the Road to Development.
    • Mmino wa Setswana: Traditional Dance in Botswana.
    • Thari Ya Sechaba: Traditional Midwives and Gaborone Birth Culture In the Age of AIDS
    • The Risk and Resilience of San Peoples in Western Botswana: Working with the Kuru Family of Organizations