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Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France and England Program- Summer
Lille, France; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer
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Summer 2019 03/15/2019
Rolling Admission 06/27/2019 07/06/2019
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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Program Name: Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France and England Program- Summer Country: England, France
Program Type: Faculty-led Region: Europe
Term: Summer City: Lille, London, Paris
GPA Requirement: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Academic Fields Available: Arts and Performing Arts, Education, English, Interdisciplinary/ Open to all majors, Language and Cultural Studies, Theatre
Program Description:
Program Description:

About The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France and England Program

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  • To provide students with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and experience of the language, culture and customs of France and England.
  • To facilitate personal development through gaining intercultural sensitivity, feeling more connected to the wider worlds of education, art, and literature;
  • To develop independence, confidence, and self-knowledge through international travel.
  • To experience short-term living in different cultures, exposure to different learning environments, increased knowledge of another part of the world, and interaction with local residents.
  • To develop collegiate-level reading and writing skills.

For more program information, please contact the faculty leaders: Dr. Kate Colantonio- Yurko and Dr. Kathy Olmstead,

Housing & Orientation

Accommodation will be in Hotels or Backpackers Hostels with shared accommodations (up to 4) for students 


Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France and England Program- Summer

Summer 2019  Undergraduate (3 Credit) Cost: $4,874.82
Summer 2019 Graduate (3 Credit) Cost: $5,149.82 

  • Tuition (3 credits)
  • Program Acceptance Fee
  • Campus fees (college and technology fee),
  • SUNY International Health Insurance,
  • Pre-departure Orientation Materials
  • Roundtrip Airfare to/from JFK (NYC)
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation in shared rooms
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Program Activities and Excursions, and
  • Brockport's Study Abroad Office Services

  • Passport
  • Transportation to/from JFK
  • Meals
  • Miscellaneous Expenses  
The actual amount that you will spend depends heavily on your style of living, and will vary with each individual's personal spending habits, entertainment preferences and travel choices. 

Financial aid applies towards fees. 

*Varies depending on the SUNY campus at which the participant pays tuition. 
**The SUNY International Health Insurance is mandatory and will be included on the student's Brockport invoice. 

We strongly recommend that you purchase trip insurance to cover loss of luggage, cancelled/missed flights, missed/cancelled program, etc. In the event that you cannot attend a program (for example, with a medical emergency or U.S. State Department Travel Warning), such insurance can cover loss of program fees resulting from a cancelled program.


Course Description
OAP 404/504: The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France and England Program will provide each student with an opportunity to investigate and explore France (Paris and Lille)  and England (London and Stratford-upon-Avon) through meaningful cultural activities, readings, and travel.  The class will involve a ten day trip with excursions to universities, famed landmarks, museums, literary sites, and historic sites.  Students will be required to immerse themselves in diverse literature (novels, poetry, film), art (a variety of mediums), and the culture of each locale. Additionally, students will be offered a variety of reading and research tracks based on their interests. T

This course will have multiple tracks depending on your interests and whether you are taking this course to satisfy an education program course requirement (EDI Literacy Elective, EDI 601, and/or EDI 4/530).

Course Syllabus
The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France and England Syllabus Summer 2019.pdf


Day 1

  • Departure from USA

Day 2 

  • Arrival in Paris
  • Walking tour
  • Orientation and Welcome
  • Welcome Dinner
Day 3
  • Visit Champs Elysées & L’Arc de Triomphe
  • Visit Louvre Museum
  • Visit Sorbonne University 
  • Free Afternoon
Day 4
  • Visit Sainte-Chapelle
  • Visit Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Depart Paris for Lille
  • Check in and explore Lille
Day 5
  • Visit the Librairie Furet du Nord
  • Explore the Vieux-Lille
  • Visit Université Charles-de-Gaulle Lille 3
Day 6
  • Depart Lille for London
  • Visit the British Library
  • Self-tour of the British Museum 
  • Evening Activity
Day 7 
  • Stratford upon Avon Full day trip
  • Visit the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Evening show at RSC
Day 8
  • Visit King's College 
  • Visit the Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4
  • Globe Theatre tour and Exhibition
  • Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
  • Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Part 1 
Day 9
  • Visit the Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Visit the National Portrait Gallery "Late Shift"
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Part 2 (Suggested, optional)
Day 10
  • Depart for USA

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