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London Summer Term 2017

This 2017 summer program will consist of two 3-week, 6-credit sessions: students will be able to sign up for either session or take them both and earn 12 credits in six weeks. Either session can also be used to fulfill the University's Learning Beyond the Classroom (LBC) requirement.

Courses are based at Regents University in London and will include field trips to explore a variety of sites throughout London and southern England.

Session I

May 19-June 10

ILP 240: Football Without Helmets (3 cr.)
Professor Eskot
Fulfills the University’s Integrated Liberal and Professional learning requirement

COMM 235/POSC 235: British Press and Politics (3 cr.)
Professor Vercellotti
Fulfills the University’s Social/Behavioral Science Perspective; can also be taken at the 300 level.

SESSION II

June 10-July 1

PH 245: War, Terrorism, and Torture
 (3 cr.)
Professor Barcalow
Fulfills the University's Ethical Perspective

MUS 190: Royalty and Rebellion: An Introduction to Music in the UK (3 cr.)
Professor Nagoski
Fulfills the University’s Aesthetic Perspective

Full program

May 19-June 10

ILP 240: Football Without Helmets (3 cr.)
Professor Eskot
Fulfills the University’s Integrated Liberal and Professional learning requirement

COMM 235/POSC 235: British Press and Politics (3 cr.)
Professor Vercellotti
Fulfills the University’s Social/Behavioral Science Perspective; can also be taken at the 300 level.

June 10-July 1

PH 245: War, Terrorism, and Torture (3 cr.)
Professor Barcalow
Fulfills the University's Ethical Perspective

MUS 190: Royalty and Rebellion: An Introduction to Music in the UK (3 cr.)
Professor Nagoski
Fulfills the University’s Aesthetic Perspective

Each session is limited to 12 students. Students interested in participating should contact Professor Tim Vercellotti at tim.vercellotti@wne.edu or 413-782-1724 for more information or to reserve a seat in the program. Also, follow the London Summer Term on Twitter @WNESummerLondon.

How much will this trip cost?

Students can enroll in either three-week session for $5,800. The full six-week session costs $9,900. The cost includes tuition, room and board (with 18 meals per week); roundtrip airfare from Boston’s Logan International Airport to London; and all field trips. All you need to bring is spending money.

What will I see in London?

London will serve as our classroom during the summer term. Field trips will take us to:

  • The World Rugby Museum at Twickenham Stadium
  • Emirates Stadium, home of Arsenal Football Club
  • The Houses of Parliament
  • Buckingham Palace
  • 10 Downing Street
  • The British Broadcasting Corporation
  • The Guardian newspaper
  • The Imperial War Museum
  • The Churchill War Rooms
  • The National Maritime Museum
  • The Museum of London Docklands
  • Live musical performances at Westminster Abbey, the Barbican (home of the London Symphony Orchestra), the Roundhouse, and other venues

How can I participate?

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in study abroad opportunities. Students participating in year-long or semester-long study abroad programs must satisfy the specific grade point average required by the foreign university they will be attending.

To learn more, contact:

Dr. Josie Brown-Rose, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Assistant Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1279

Email: jbrownro@wne.edu

Dr. Saeed Ghahramani, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1218

Email: sghahram@wne.edu

Got Your Passport?
 Don’t forget to apply now for your passport to be ready to take advantage of these unique educational/travel opportunities.