Roukema Center for International Education
Office of Study Abroad & Off-Campus Programs
IRELAND: The Stor(ies) of Ireland
- Term: Summer
- Location: Dublin, Aran Islands, and Galway, Ireland
- Credits: 4 credits
- Disclaimer: All Ramapo College students in good academic and judicial standing are eligible. Students of other U.S. colleges or universities are also eligible.
Course Description - "Literature and Film: The Stor(ies) of Ireland" (LITR 210)
Literary and cinematic works will be drawn from the long tradition of Irish poetry, fiction, and drama. Students will also explore the cinematic output of Ireland. The course and international experience will examine the use of narrative as a medium to share the Irish experience, both in Ireland and the United States. Students will explore the inspirations, contexts and spaces storytellers used in the development of their narrative works. Students develop critical skills necessary to explore literary narratives. The course content will be delivered by scholars both from Ireland and the United States.
[ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS]
- Book of Kells (Trinity University)
- Newgrange Stone Age Passage Tomb - Boyne Valley, Ireland
- Inishmore (Aran Islands) including Dún Aonghasa.
- Galway area: Coole Park, Thoor Ballylee (Yeats’ home)
- Clonmacnoise Monastery
- Cliffs of Moher
- Bloomsday Festival
[ACCOMODATIONS & MEALS]
Students will reside in student residences in Dublin and in hotels during excursions. Students will be placed in double rooms.
Program fee for NJ Residents:
Program fee for non-NJ Residents
Program fee includes
: round-trip international airfare; comprehensive pre-departure and on-site orientation; health & security insurance; on-site accommodations; all breakfasts; all excursions and entrance fees; and in-country program transportation.
Program fee does not include
: US airport transfers; lunches and dinners; personal expenses
| Application Deadline
| Commitment &
$500 Deposit (non-refundable)
| Payment #1: $1325
| Payment #2: $1325
| Payment #3: $1325
: A late fee of $35 will be assessed for each payment not received by the payment deadlines communicated to you by the International Programs Office.
: There will be a 3-day grace period before a late fee is assessed.
Scholarships are available for eligible applicants: http://www.ramapo.edu/study-abroad/scholarships/
Professor Ed Shannon
[FOR FURTHER INFORMATION]
The Roukema Center for International Education
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road - ASB123, Mahwah, NJ 07430 USA
Telephone: (201) 684-7533