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Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program
England, France, Netherlands
Amsterdam, London, Paris
Language of Instruction:
Academic Fields Available:
Arts and Performing Arts, Education, English, Interdisciplinary/ Open to all majors, Language and Cultural Studies, Theatre
About The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program
To provide students with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and experience of the language, culture and customs of France, the Netherlands 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Housing & Orientation
Accommodation will be in Hotels or Backpackers Hostels with shared accommodations for all participants.
Fees for the Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, The Netherlands and England Program
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.
OAP 404/504: The Literacy, Literature, Culture, and Art of France, England and the Netherlands Program will provide each student with an opportunity to investigate and explore Paris, France, London, England and Amsterdam, Netherlands 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.
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).
Departure from USA
Day 2: France
Arrival in Paris
Walking tour 1: La tour Eiffel
Orientation and Welcome
Day 3: France
Visit Versailles Palace
Free afternoon and evening
Day 4: France
Walking tour 2: Île de la Cité including Notre Dame, Latin Quarter, Walk by Louvre
Free afternoon with suggested activities
Day 5: France/Netherlands
Travel to Amsterdam
Free afternoon and evening of touring the city
Day 6: Netherlands
Tour of the Royal Palace Amsterdam
Canal Cruise during the evening
Day 7: Netherlands
Morning activities include Anne Frank house and Holocaust Museum
Free afternoon and evening
Day 8: Netherlands/England
Travel to London and arrive midday
Bus tour of the city
Visit the Portrait Gallery Late Shift
Day 9: England
Morning activities include: Sherlock Holmes Museum, walk through Hyde Park, Harrods
Afternoon activities include: The Tower or London and The Crown Jewels
Day 10: England
Free day of touring the city
Day 11: England/USA
Departure to the US
Estimated: June 27, 2020 - July 6, 2020
The College at Brockport | Office of International Education