Study Abroad: War in Europe


This interdisciplinary program offered by History, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Sociology gives students 6 s.h. of credit studying the causes and consequences of war in Europe. While traveling through Belgium, France, and Germany students will learn about the impacts of two world wars, genocide, and the rise and fall of fascism through the exploration of various historic sites, museums, and cultural exchanges. Extended excursions included in this trip are: visiting Paris, the Beaches of Normandy, Mount St. Michel, Verdun Battlefield, Bastogne, Belgium, the Hofbrauhaus where the Nazi party began, Nuremberg's Nazi Parade Grounds and the site of the Nuremberg Trials, Dachau Concentration Camp, Hitler's Eagle Nest nestled in the Alps, and much, much more!

 

 

Munich

Dates of Travel 

June 30  through July 22, 2018

 

Cities and Countries to Visit

Paris, France, Bayeux, France, Verdun, France, Bastogne, Belgium, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Trier, Germany, Nuremberg, Germany, and Munich, Germany.  

 

Courses

REQUIRED COURSE FOR ALL STUDENTS:Mont St. Michel

HIS/FL/SOC 3530: War in Europe: Interdisciplinary Perspectives – 3 credits

 

Students must choose one of the following courses:

SOC 3800: Sociology of War – 3 credits
HIS 3535: War in Europe and the Rise of Fascism – 3 credits

FL 2025: Literature in Translation. Written in Blood: A Literature of War in Europe

 

 

The first information session is October 9th at 5 pm in 206, Chapell Wilson Hall. 

 

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Kevin Kennedy (LLC), kennedykg@appstate.edu.  

Dr. Ed Behrend-Martinez (HIS) (behrendmarte@appstate.edu) 

Dr. Cameron Lippard (SOC) (lippardcd@appstate.edu)

 

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