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E 360 - Literature on Location - Spring 2016

Faculty Leader
Carolyn Ayers, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

Course
E 360: Literature on Location 
(3 credits) English department elective or general education literature credit

Program Overview
This short-term study abroad program will be offered Spring semester 2016 and include a faculty-led tour of England in May 2016. Participants will explore English culture and history through an examination of literature and a literary tour of England focused on sites related to course readings while fulfilling their General Education literature requirement!

Cost
2016 cost to be determined

2014 Course fee: $2,900
Course fee covers all in country housing and most in country travel, planned activities, and meals. 
* Cost of airfare, passport, and some in-country expenses are not included in the course fee and are the responsibility of the student.

Eligibility
Students need to have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and sophomore status. Eligibility will also be based on recommendations and record of behavior at SMU. A minimum of 8 students are required for the course. 

Application Deadline
December 1, 2015

Application Process
Visit the Study Abroad Office to apply and register for E 360

Students that wish to drop E 360 need to withdraw through the Study Abroad Office by 4:00 pm on January 11, 2016 to avoid paying the course fee. Those who remain enrolled at that time will be responsible for the full course fee. 

Visit the Study Abroad Office, located in Saint Mary’s Hall, Room 103.

Travel Dates
Anticipated May 22 - June 5, 2016

Trip Highlights

London:
Dickens Museum
British Library
 
Stratford-Upon-Avon:
Anne Hathaway’s cottage
Play at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Nether Stowey:
Coleridge Cottage
Quantock Hills nature walk

Glastonbury:
Chalice Well
Glastonbury Abbey

Oxford:
Tour of colleges
The Eagle and Child

Bath:
Jane Austen Center
Tea at the Regency Tea Rooms

Margate:
A day at the English seaside
 


Housing
Students will stay at St. Cassian’s Centre, a Lasallian retreat facility on beautiful grounds near Kintbury, with overnight stays in hotels and bed and breakfasts.