Previous Global Programs

Winter 2018: South Africa

Faculty Leader: Ronald Quincy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), School of Social Work

Travel Dates: December 28, 2017 – January 12, 2018

Class Meeting Times: Wednesday, 9:50AM-12:50PM, Brett Hall Seminar Room, College Avenue Campus

Program Cost: The on-the-ground fees for this program are estimated at $2490.

Course Number: 01:090:293:05 - 3 credits, 01:959:401:01 - 1 credit Global Experience

This one-credit honors course is only open to undergraduate students in the Rutgers Honors College and the SAS Honors Program who are registered for the Fall 2017 honors seminar "Anti-Apartheid and Civil Rights Movement: King and Mandela Lessons in Leadership Seminar"

The purpose of this Study Abroad Program is to conduct a series of seminars on social and economic justice while examining the strategic ways in which leaders have sought to institutionalize activism and public dissent. This program is a supportive component of the Anti-Apartheid and Civil Rights Movement: King and Mandela Lessons in Leadership Seminar. Students will transition from a challenging Fall 2017 Honors Seminar that focuses on leadership, conflict resolution, and social justice, and retrace the footsteps of many great leaders in South Africa. Honors students participating in the one-credit Study Abroad Winter Session: Social and Economic Justice in South Africa Field Experience in the winter of 2018 will be by applying to the program through Study Abroad. All applications will be reviewed by Prof. Quincy. Students that are selected will be provided with a special permission number to register for the both the fall honors seminar and the winter field experience.

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Here's the link to a YouTube video about the course: https://youtu.be/hlarZ-KnhMA

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Spring 2017: China’s Capitals Across Time and Their Linguistic and Cultural Impacts

Faculty Leader: Richard V. Simmons, SAS Asian Language and Cultures

Travel Dates: Monday, May 15, 2017 - Friday, May 26, 2017

Class Meeting Times: Monday/Wednesday 1:10-2:30 PM, Academic Building Rm 1100 , College Avenue Campus

Program Cost: $1,468

Course Number: 01:959:191:01, 1 credit, 01:090:294:04, 3 credits. (Honors Students will receive a total of 4 credits).

As part of a Spring 2017 Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar 01:090:294:04, China's Capitals Across Time and Their Linguistic and Cultural Impacts, Professor Richard V. Simmons will be leading students on a twelve-day trip to China. In conjunction with the New Brunswick-based Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar, students will enroll in a Spring one-credit field experience, 01:959:191:01.

  • Explore Chinese capitals through time, stopping by imperial historic sites in Beijing, Nanjing, Kaifeng, Luoyang, and Xi'an.
  • Learn about the linguistic impacts of these primarily northern capitals and how they impact the common koine language
  • Discover how war, dynastic change, and population upheaval affect cultural development and influence cultural and linguistic norms

* Students must be enrolled in the SAS Honors Seminar "China's Capitals Across Time and Their Linguistic and Cultural Impacts " 01:090:294:04 in order to be enrolled in the one-credit field experience, 01:959:191:01.

* There are 17 available spaces. Rolling admission. Apply early!

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016.

Students accepted to the program will receive special permission numbers to enroll in 01:959:191:01 (1 credit field experience) AND 01:090:294:04 (3 credit honors seminar).

TO APPLY, VISIT THE STUDY ABROAD WEBSITE HERE!

Spring 2016: Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Spring Break in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Faculty Leader: Julio Nazario (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), SAS Honors Program

Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2016 - Friday, March 18, 2016

Class Meeting Times: See dates below, 35 College Avenue Room 102, College Avenue Campus

Course Number: 01:090:230:01, 1 credit

Program Cost: $1,495

The field experience will take students to visit ancient ruins, swimming in underground lakes, hiking a rainforest, sleeping in cities, and meeting with local people in the Yucatan peninsula. Learn applications of history, archaeology, anthropology, and ecological science from local guides. Students will visit Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and Izamal, key Spanish colonial cities including Mérida, mangroves, and the Kaxil Kiuic Ecological Reserve in the jungle outside Merida. Be prepared to climb pyramids, eat like a local, and snorkel in tropical seas.

Readings: Posted on Sakai

Film Screening: Cracking the Maya Code - NOVA (2008)

Requirements: Participation in the eight day field experience to the Yucatan. Three short response (250 words) one on Mayan site, one on a colonial city, one on ecological preserve. A final group presentation on the ideas encountered in the readings, film and field experience.

  • Friday February 12, 2015 at 3:30pm-4:50pm | Overview and frame work of field experience
  • Friday March 4, 2015, at 3:30pm-4:50pm | Film screening
  • Friday, March 25 at 3:30pm-4:50pm | Discussion on field experience
  • Friday April 1, 2015 at 3:30pm-4:50pm | The “best ideas” from the field trip presented by students, in a modified version of the international Pecha Kucha standard: (see http://www.pecha-kucha.org/).

* There are 15 available spaces! Please apply early.


Check out our photo montage from the SASHP Global Experience Trip to Yucatan during Spring 2014!
Please visit: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=896181780396710&set=vb.287994531215441&type=3&theater

Spring 2017: Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Spring Break in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Faculty Leader: Julio Nazario (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), SAS Honors Program

Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017

Class Meeting Times: TBA, 35 College Avenue Room 102, College Avenue Campus

Course Number: 01:090:230:01, 1 credit

Program Cost: $1,610 (airfare included)

The field experience will take students to visit ancient ruins, swimming in underground lakes, hiking a rainforest, sleeping in cities, and meeting with local people in the Yucatan peninsula. Learn applications of history, archaeology, anthropology, and ecological science from local guides. Students will visit Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and Izamal, key Spanish colonial cities including Mérida, mangroves, and the Kaxil Kiuic Ecological Reserve in the jungle outside Merida. Be prepared to climb pyramids, eat like a local, and snorkel in tropical seas.

Readings: Posted on Sakai

Film Screening: Cracking the Maya Code - NOVA (2008)

Requirements: Participation in the eight day field experience to the Yucatan. Three short response (250 words) one on Mayan site, one on a colonial city, one on ecological preserve. A final group presentation on the ideas encountered in the readings, film and field experience.

* There are 18 available spaces! Please apply early.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017.

Students accepted to the program will receive a special permission number to enroll in 01:090:230:01 (1 credit field exeperience).

TO APPLY, VISIT THE STUDY ABROAD WEBSITE HERE


Check out our photo montage from the SASHP Global Experience Trip to Yucatan during Spring 2014!
Please visit: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=896181780396710&set=vb.287994531215441&type=3&theater

 

Spring 2016: Forging an Irish Identity

Forging an Irish Identity: Galway, Ireland

Faculty Leader: Paul Blaney (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), SAS Honors Program

Travel Dates: Friday, March 11, 2016 - Saturday, March 19, 2016

Class Meeting Times: Wednesday, 2:50PM - 5:50PM, 35 College Avenue Room 302, College Avenue Campus

Program Cost: $1,407

Course Number: 01:090:229:H1, 1 credit, 01:090:297:01, 3 credits. (Honors Students will receive a total of 4 credits).

As part of a Spring 2016 Honors Seminar (Forging an Irish Identity) 01:090:297:01, Paul Blaney will be leading 15 students on a week-long trip to Ireland. In conjunction with the New Brunswick-based Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar, students will enroll in a Spring one-credit field experience, 01:090:229. Building on the literary and historical themes of the seminar, the trip will be based in the city of Galway, on Ireland’s rugged west (Atlantic) coast. Students will travel to Ireland during Spring Break 2016 and will be there for St. Patrick’s Day.

From Galway students will make trips to the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher, as well as to the Famine Museum in Roscommon. There will be numerous opportunities to engage with Irish history and culture in the form of plays, traditional music, singing and dance. Students will also visit a Gaeltacht region and meet with native speakers of the Irish/Gaelic language.

* Students must be enrolled in the SAS Honors Seminar "Forging an Irish Identity" 01:090:297:01 in order to be enrolled in the one-credit field experience, 01:090:229.

* There are 15 available spaces.  Apply early!

 


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