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  • Locations: Durham, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/02/2018 08/03/2018
NOTE: EARLY APPLICATION IS STRONGLY ADVISED. We retain the right to close applications before the published deadline above if all spots are filled. Program start and end dates are subject to slight change.

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Sarah Malloy Housing Options: Dorm, Hotel/Hostel
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: U of A Faculty-Led
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: 0 none
Language Courses Offered: No Credit Type: U of A Credit
Open to non-U of A students?: No Credit Hours Available: 6 Credit Hours
Area of Study: English, History, Humanities, Medieval & Renaissance Studies Program Duration: 4 weeks
Open to Graduate Students?: Yes
Program Description:

Medieval England 1
HOW TO APPLY ACCOMMODATIONS & EXCURSIONS
PROGRAM OVERVIEW ESTIMATED COSTS
ELIGIBILITY SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID
ACADEMICS CONTACT US
 

HOW TO APPLY

 
Applications will open in late-September 2017 for the Summer 2018 term. When your application is completed, your application will be reviewed and a decision will be made. You will be notified of the decision through the HogsAbroad portal.
Once applications open, click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page to begin.

If you don't yet have your passport, don't worry! You do not need a physical copy of your passport in order to apply for the program. However, if you don't already have a passport, please be proactive and begin your passport application today.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Medieval England study abroad program takes place every other year (in even years). It will be offered again for the Summer 2018 term. 

This course will provideMedieval England 4 an introduction to the history and culture of England from the arrival of Hengest and Horsa to the Battle of Bosworth Field.  
Readings (all in modern English) will be complemented by a series of interdisciplinary lectures and site visits.  Classes will initially be conducted (MTWR) at Durham University; there will be two two-hour meetings per day.
 
Students will reside at Grey College for the first three and a half weeks.  We will then visit York for three days and spend our last week in rooms at London.  Site visits will include Lindisfarne, Durham Castle and Cathedral, the Tower of London, York, Canterbury, Rochester, Hastings, and Sutton Hoo.  There will also be ample opportunity for independent travel on long weekends.
Summer 2014 PowerPoint presentation on Medieval England:  Durham 2014.pdf

ELIGIBILITY

Students must:
11Complete a minimum of 24 credit hours* by the beginning of the program abroad

Possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application

Display an academic record demonstrating maturity
 
*Students who have completed less than 24 credit hours may be admissible upon recommendation of faculty leader with support of the dean of the sponsoring college.
 

ACADEMICS

Medieval England 5

Program Dates: TBD for Summer 2018

Program Duration: TBD for Summer 2018

Credit Hours: Six (6) University of Arkansas credit hours
This course will provide an introduction to the history and culture of England from the arrival of Hengest and Horsa to the Battle of Bosworth Field.   Readings (all in modern English) will be complemented by a series of interdisciplinary lectures and site visits. Classes will initially be conducted (MTWR) at Durham University; there will be two two-hour meetings per day.
Previous summer 2014 itinerary:  July 2014 Medieval England.pdf

Courses: 
ENGL 3713  Topics in Medieval Literature and Culture
                 ENGL 3903  Special Topics
                 ENGL 3923H  Honors Colloquium
                 HIST 3983  Special Topics
                 HIST 3923H  Honors Colloquium
                 HUMN 3923H  Honors Colloquium

ACCOMMODATIONS

Students will reside in individual rooms of Grey College in Durham, England (check out this YouTube video on Grey College!) for the first three and a half weeks. Students will then visit York for three days and spend the last week in rooms at London. 

EXCURSIONS

Site visits will include Lindisfarne, Durham Castle and Cathedral, the Tower of London, York, Canterbury, Rochester, Hastings, and Sutton Hoo.  There will also be ample opportunity for independent travel on long weekends.

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid and scholarships are available to U of A students.  In many cases, you can also use your current scholarships and financial aid to help finance your program.  If you receive scholarships, grants, or loans as a U of A student, please contact your Financial Aid Advisor in Silas Hunt Hall (479-575-3806) to see how much of your current aid package you’ll be able to utilize towards this summer study abroad program or to apply for loans.  Participants on this program may also be eligible to apply for these institutional and national scholarships (check eligibility criteria):

Criteria for scholarships vary, and students should read eligibility requirements carefully.  This list is NOT comprehensive.  Check out other funding opportunities on our website.

CONTACT US

For assistance with the application process, costs, travel arrangements, etc., contact the Office of Study Abroad.

For additional information about courses or program content, contact:

William Quinn
KIMP 327
Department of English
wquinn@uark.edu
479-575-5988