Spring Break in Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017
Class Meeting Times: TBA, 35 College Avenue Room 102, College Avenue Campus
Course Number: 01:090:230:01, 1 credit
Program Cost: $1,610 (airfare included)
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 18 available spaces! Please apply early.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017.
Students accepted to the program will receive a special permission number to enroll in 01:090:230:01 (1 credit field experience).
TO APPLY, VISIT THE STUDY ABROAD WEBSITE HERE
Check out our photo montage from the SASHP Global Experience Trip to Yucatán during Spring 2014!
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Forging an Irish Identity: Galway, Ireland
Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2016 - Saturday, March 19, 2016
Class Meeting Times: Wednesday, 2:50PM - 5:50PM, 35 College Avenue Room 302, College Avenue Campus
Program Cost: $1,407
Course Number: 01:090:229:H1, 1 credit, 01:090:297:01, 3 credits. (Honors Students will receive a total of 4 credits).
As part of a Spring 2016 Honors Seminar (Forging an Irish Identity) 01:090:297:01, Paul Blaney will be leading 15 students on a week-long trip to Ireland. In conjunction with the New Brunswick-based Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar, students will enroll in a Spring one-credit field experience, 01:090:229. Building on the literary and historical themes of the seminar, the trip will be based in the city of Galway, on Ireland’s rugged west (Atlantic) coast. Students will travel to Ireland during Spring Break 2016 and will be there for St. Patrick’s Day.
From Galway students will make trips to the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher, as well as to the Famine Museum in Roscommon. There will be numerous opportunities to engage with Irish history and culture in the form of plays, traditional music, singing and dance. Students will also visit a Gaeltacht region and meet with native speakers of the Irish/Gaelic language.
* Students must be enrolled in the SAS Honors Seminar "Forging an Irish Identity" 01:090:297:01 in order to be enrolled in the one-credit field experience, 01:090:229.
* There are 15 available spaces. Apply early!