Earn 6 Credits in Dublin, Ireland Summer 2014! Learn about Travel Writing, Irish literature and culture June 2 (depart) - June 22nd!
UML's English department has partnered with Mater Dei Institute at Dublin City University for a late spring/early summer program, with two courses open to UML students:
1.) Explore the relationships between culture, geography, and history
2) Read literature about the way writers experience travel.
Both 3-credit classes will be upper-level English courses--the first will fill a writing elective and the other a literature elective.
Reside on the campus of Dublin City University.
Earn 6 UML credits.
Course 1 Title: "Writing about Place"
Course 1 Number: 42.324
Course 1 Description: Writers throughout time have been thoroughly grounded in place. Students in this course will read and write on a variety of topics: travel, cities, suburbs, dwelling places, nature, environmental issues, etc., in a variety of genres: creative non-fiction, essays, journalism, short stories, poetry, journals. This course will be held in a workshop format with strong emphasis on revision. Dublin and Ireland--and students' interaction with these places--will be the subject of the course, which will be held both in the classroom and in museums and literary sites
Course 2 Title: "Special Topics in English: Travel, Toursim & Exile"
Course 2 Number: 42.395
Course 2 Description: This course will focus on the meanings of tourism and travel, with a focus on Irish writers
Per-capita GDP: $ 40100
Size: 70273 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin
US State Department
Travel Warning: NO
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