Study abroad with WKU English

A life suggestion: You should totally come hang out in Greece with the professional writing program this summer. Or Japan with Dr. Hughes and other English literature students.

If you missed our table at the Study Abroad Fair in Cherry Hall last Tuesday, we’ll fill you in on all you need to know about faculty-lead study abroad opportunities sponsored by the English Department next summer.

 

Greece:ย May 16 – June 22, 2017

Lead by WKU professional writing professor Dr. Jeffrey Rice, this five-week program visits Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Corinth, Delphi, Olympia,ย andย Mycenae, among other must-see Greek attractions. Don’t miss your opportunity to tour Aristotle’s Lyceum or the Parthenon. Check out our page about this trip to learn more and view more photos!

Courses offered include:

  • ANTH 366 Topics: Art & Archaeology of Ancient Greece
  • ENG 349 Topics: The Road to Athens – Travel Writing & the Greece Experience
  • ENG 296/RELS 299: Mythology/Ancient Myth in Context
  • ENG 399 Topics: Ancient Greek Rhetoric – Argument & Persuasion in Classical Texts
  • HIST 490 Topics: Day to Day in Ancient Greece
  • HIST 490 Topics: The History of Roman Greece

All courses are 3 credit hours and are taught in English. Honors credit is available.

The program fee is ย $5,200 + airfare. Here’s what’s included:

  • Up to 6 credit hours
  • Airport transfer in Athens
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Daily breakfast
  • Group trips and transport
  • Medical insurance
  • Security evacuation protection

The early application deadline (where you can save $100!) is Dec. 1, 2016. The regular application deadline is February 15, 2017.

To apply, visit kiis.org. Application includes essay, faculty recommendation, transcript, passport information, and a $250 deposit.


 

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Japan: May 27 – June 26, 2017

Lead by WKU literature professor Dr. Sandra Hughes, this trip will take you to Nara for 2 weeks, Kyoto for 1 week, Tokyo for 3 days, and day trips to Hiroshima, Miyajima, and other beautiful Japanese cities. This trip even offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture through a 10 day homestay with a Japanese family. Check outย our pageย about this trip to learn more and view more photos!

Courses offered include:

  • ARC 401 Topics: Introduction to Anime and Manga
  • ENG 339: Warrior Poet in Japanese Literature
  • JAPN 114: Introduction to Japanese Culture
  • JAPN 210: Intermediate Japanese Conversation Abroad
  • JAPN 310: Advanced Japanese Conversation Abroad

All courses are 3 credit hours and are taught in English.

This program is $4,560+ airfare. Theseย fees include:

  • Up to 6 credit hours
  • Airport transfers in Japan
  • Accommodations
  • Two meals per day
  • Group transportation in Japan
  • Large-group excursion entrance fees
  • Local commuting fees in Nara
  • Comprehensive medical insurance
  • Security evacuation protection

The early application deadline (where you can save $100!) is Dec. 1, 2016. The regular application deadline is February 15, 2017.

To apply, visitย kiis.org. Application includes essay, faculty recommendation, transcript, passport information, and a $250 deposit.


 

Visitย KIIS Studyย Abroadย or theย WKU Office of Study Abroad and Global Learningย to learn more about these programs and other opportunities to study abroad next summer!

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