The Troubles: Partition, Sectarianism and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2022 - Sunday, March 20, 2022
Class Meeting Times:TBA
Program Cost: $1,180
Course Number: 01:090:297:H1, 3 credits and Study Abroad 1-credit (Honors Students will receive a total of 4 credits).
As part of a three-credit seminar on Northern Ireland, students will travel to Belfast over spring break 2020. In the course of seven days, they will get to know the city of Belfast as well as visiting (London) Derry, the Giant's Causeway, and the Titanic Museum. The overarching aim of the trip is to fit Northern Irish history, politics and identity into a living context.
This trip is part of an Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar "The Troubles: Partition, Sectarianism, Peace and Reconciliation in Norther Ireland”. Students will register for this 3-credit course and add a 1-credit study abroad experience.
You can find the Spring 2020 syllabus here.
For a complete itinerary click here.
* There are 15 available spaces.
APPLY HERE by Dec.1, 2021.
Spring Break in Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
Travel Dates: March 15, 2019 - March 22, 2019
Class Meeting Times: TBA, 35 College Avenue Room 102, College Avenue Campus
Course Number: 01:090:230:H1, 1 credit
Program Cost: $1760
The field experience will take students to visit ancient ruins, swimming in underground lakes, hiking a rainforest, sleeping in cities, and meeting with local people in the Yucatán peninsula. Learn applications of history, archaeology, anthropology, and ecological science from local guides. Students will visit Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and Izamal, key Spanish colonial cities including Mérida, mangroves, and the Kaxil Kiuic Ecological Reserve in the jungle outside Mérida. Be prepared to climb pyramids, eat like a local, and snorkel in tropical seas.
Readings: Posted on Sakai
Film Screening: Cracking the Maya Code - NOVA (2008)
Requirements: Participation in the eight day field experience to the Yucatán. Three short response (250 words) one on Mayan site, one on a colonial city, one on ecological preserve. A final group presentation on the ideas encountered in the readings, film and field experience.
* There are 14 available spaces, so apply now with this link!
Students accepted to the program will receive a special permission number to enroll in 01:090:230:01 (1 credit field experience).