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J-Term at Carthage

2017 Study Tours

Where will you go?
Carthage faculty have announced the following study tours for J-Term 2017.

 

January 2017 Study Tours


Germany

Luther and the Reformation
Professor Andrea Ng’weshemi (religion)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 10-24, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,300
  • Informational meeting: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, Ehrler Hospitality Center

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Marche de Basse Terre. Photo submitted by Pascal Rollet

Guadeloupe

Experiencing the Franco-Caribbean Culture of the Guadeloupe
Professor Pascal Rollet (French)
Félix Malfilatre (French Target Language Expert)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 4-18, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,200
  • Informational meeting: 5:15 p.m. April 18, Lentz Hall 424

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Photo by Edward Montanaro

Guatemala

Spanish Language Immersion in Guatemala
Professor Edward Montanaro (Spanish, economics)
Isabel Toledo (Spanish Target Language Expert)

  • Tentative travel dates: Dec. 31, 2016-Jan. 27, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $2,000
  • Informational meeting: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, TWC 128C

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Submitted by Dan Miller

Honduras

Biodiversity, Brains and Behavior
Professor Dan Miller (neuroscience)
Professor Bill Miller (sociology)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 14-26, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,300

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The Kodály Institute of Music in Kecskemét, Hungary.

Hungary and Austria

Kodály Music Pedagogy in Context
Professor Eduardo García-Novelli (music)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 7-21, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $2,500

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J-Term Gallery Wind Orchestra Japan 2014

Japan

Mythological Japan: A Music Study Tour
Professor Jim Ripley (music)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 21-Feb. 2, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $2,500

This course is only open to members of the Carthage Wind Orchestra; auditions will be held in fall.
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The Tower Bridge in London.

London

Gender, Race, & Class: Social Identities in Modern London
Professor Rachel Feinstein (sociology/criminal justice)
Professor Emily Leskinen (psychological science)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 3-17, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,050
  • Informational meeting: 3 p.m. April 13, 11:45 a.m. April 14, Clausen Center Room 106

This study tour is now FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Photo by Peter Dennee

Namibia

Namibia: A Sociocultural Journey
Professor Peter Dennee (music)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 3-20, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,800
  • Informational meeting: 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 14, JAC 209

This study tour is now FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Nicaragua

Biology and Geography of Nicaragua
Professor Pat Pfaffle (biology)
Professor Matt Zorn (geography)

  • Tentative travel dates: January and June 2017
  • Estimated cost: $2,500
  • Informational meeting: Noon and 4 p.m. April 12, DSC Atrium

This study tour is now FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Rome

Women in Public and Private Spaces: The Intersection of Gender, Politics and Religions in Ancient Rome
Professor Christine Renaud (classics)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 9-25, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $4,500
  • Informational meeting: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, CC 108

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Southern Africa

Economics & Business in Southern Africa
Professor Yuri Maltsev (economics)
Professor Jennifer Madden (marketing/management)
Professor David Schlichting (accounting/finance)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 10-31, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,950
  • Informational meeting: Wednesday, May 4

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Sweden

International Business and Cultural Analysis of Sweden
Professor J.J. Shields (business)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 12-25, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $2,600
  • Maximum number of students: 18
  • Informational meeting: 4 p.m. April 11, Clausen Center Room 106

This study tour is now FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Photo submitted by Stephen Udry/Andrea Henle

Taiwan and Singapore

Rooted in Place: History, Biodiversity and Environment in Southeast Asia
Professor Stephen Udry (history, Asian studies)
Professor Andrea Henle (biology)

  • Tentative travel dates: Jan. 3-23, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,100

This study tour is now FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Summer 2017 Study Tours


Photo submitted by Amy Haines

Door County, Wisconsin

Open the Door: A Collision Course in Creativity
Professor Amy Haines (music)
Professor Diane Levesque (art)
Professor Jean Preston (creative writing)

  • Tentative travel dates: May 30-June 9, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $1,000
  • Informational meeting: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 3

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Photo submitted by Dan Schowalter

Israel

Field Archaeology: Excavations at Omrit in Northern Israel
Professor Dan Schowalter (religion, classics)

  • Tentative travel dates: May 28-July 2, 2017
  • Estimated cost: $3,400
  • Informational meeting: 4 p.m. Monday, April 18, Lentz Hall 203 

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Nicaragua

Biology and Geography of Nicaragua
Professor Pat Pfaffle (biology)
Professor Matt Zorn (geography)

  • Tentative travel dates: January and June 2017
  • Estimated cost: $2,500
  • Informational meeting: Noon and 4 p.m. April 12, DSC Atrium

This study tour is now FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted.

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