Study abroad with the Department of English! In 2018, the Department of English will be embarking on trips to London and Dublin. To learn more about these education abroad options, attend the Education Abroad Expo, which will feature information about education abroad trips across the globe including, but not limited to, our spectacular English adventures.
Literary Locations-Ireland Program Description
Study the work of great Irish writers on location in Dublin! In English 4400-Literary Locations and its companion, English 5193: Individual Studies, we will follow James Joyce’s Ulysses from Martello Tower, where the book begins, to the Hill of Howth, where it ends. We will stop by Davy Byrne’s for a gorgonzola sandwich, visit the cemetary where Bloom thinks about life and death and reenact scenes on the very streets where they were imagined. We will also read the poetry of W. B. Yeats and visit the Lake Isle of Innisfree, Benbulben and Yeats' grave. We will also explore Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains and visit Glasnevin Cemetery, where many Irish heroes are buried. Learn more!
Literary London Program Description
The May 2018 English 4575: Special Topics in Literary Forms and Themes course will embark to London to explore the influences and legacies of Victorian era detective fiction and popular press representations of some of the period's most infamous crimes. The course also includes trips to Oxford and Bath and research opportunities in the British Library. This month long education abroad opportunity will be led by Associate Professor Kay Halasek and Assistant Professor and English Librarian Jennifer Schnabel. Learn more!