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Spring Seminar—Seville, Spain 2016

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. by the Campus Center Mall area.

May 16-24, 2016

Study the vivid cultures and dramatic history of Spain on campus this spring, then travel to Spain to explore the incredible cities of Madrid, Córdoba, Seville, and Granada with your professors.

Register for Spring:

CUL/CA/HIST 299-02: Culture & History of Southern Spain (3 cr.)
MW 12-12:50 p.m.
The course introduces Spain’s cultures (Jewish, Muslim, Catholic, Gitano), important events, people, and artistic expressions that shaped its modern identity.
Open to all students:

  • Taught in English; knowledge of Spanish not required
  • Fulfills the Cultures, Aesthetics, or History perspectives and an LBC
  • Fulfills the CA or HIST requirement for Engineering & Business students
  • Fulfills study abroad and international coursework for Global Scholars

Space is limited. You must pre-register with the instructors to enroll in this course.  The priority deadline for pre-registration is Monday, November 9, 2015. 

For registration and more information, contact the instructors: Dr. Meri Clark (meri.clark@wne.edu or 413 796-2264) or Dr. Sandra Navarro (sandra.navarro@wne.edu or 413 782-1755) in the College of Arts and Sciences.

What will the trip cost?

The estimated program cost is $3,050 (based on 10 students), which includes airfare, lodging, breakfasts, two dinners, in-country transport to program sites, excursion and entrance fees, 24 hr. support staff (other meals, snacks, and personal expenses not included).

What will I see in Spain?

You will experience:

  • Vibrant city life in Madrid
  • Historic Jewish quarter and synagogue in Córdoba
  • Alhambra—medieval Muslim palace and neighborhood in Granada
  • Catholic Cathedral and Álcazar palace in Seville
  • Flamenco performance and tapas in Seville
  • Free time to explore during this once-in-a-lifetime trip!

How can I participate?

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

Note to graduating seniors: If you sign up for this course, you will receive an incomplete (“I” grade) until travel and coursework are completed. You will receive your diploma in August rather than May, after grades submitted in early June.

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 this unique study-travel opportunity.