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2003-2007     Ken has led many study broad photojournalism classes to Dakar, Senegal, West African many times for Suffolk University and the School for International training in Discover the Mysteries of Senegal class and Lens on Senegal programs.  Students interested in joining future classes to this fascinating western most African country should contact Prof. Martin.


2008  Photojournalism in Tuscania, Italy    Suffolk University study abroad class based at the Lorenzo de’Medici Institute campus in Tuscania, an hour north of Rome near the west coast of Italy in the ancient Etruscan  hilltown area. Students lived in the medieval town and had the opportunity of seeing this region with relatively  few tourists about.   Visits to Florence and Rome were included.

2009  Ken documented the visit of the Faye Family of Dakar Senegal, West Africa, keepers of the Gewel (Griot) traditions of Sabar dancing, drumming, and story
telling, to the Boston Area.

2010  Return to Tuscania    
For three weeks in May & June students are invited to study photojournalism once again in Italy with an expanded itinerary including the Roman Catacombs, Hadrian’s Tivoli, and the old Roman port of Ostia added to the previous sites in Tarquina, Florence and Rome.  Contact Ken  at or or Suffolk University Study Abroad at  Maximum of ten students for the class with the deadline fast approaching of March 1, 2010 for deposits.












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