Study Abroad / Saint Mary's Programs

England

Literature on Location

Short-term Study Abroad Program – 2020

English 360 – This program is anticipated for Spring semester 2020 and includes a faculty-led tour of England in May-June 2020. Participants will explore English culture and history through an examination of literature and a literary tour of England focused on sites related to course readings.

Course

  • E360 – Literature on Location
  • 3 credit spring semester course
  • Fulfills the following:
    • English Department British Literature requirement
    • General Education Literature Credit
    • IGEP (New Gen Ed) CE requirement

London, England

London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. With an estimated 8,787,892 residents in 2016, London is the most populous metropolitan area in the United Kingdom.

Travel Dates

May 17 – June 1, 2020

Program Sites

  • London: British Library, Shakespeare’s Globe, British Museum, Charles Dickens Museum
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespeare’s home, Anne Hathaway’s cottage, Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre
  • Glastonbury: Chalice Well, Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury Tor
  • Bath: Jane Austen Center, Regency Tea Rooms
  • Oxford: Colleges, The Eagle and Child
  • Margate: Turner Museum, a day at the seaside
  • Winchester: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester Bible, John Keats walking path, Jane Austen grave and last house, Wolvesey Castle, Great Hall and Round Table

Housing

Students will stay at St. Cassian’s Centre, a Lasallian retreat facility on beautiful grounds near Kintbury, with some overnight stays in hotels and bed and breakfasts.

Course Fee 

$2,600 – $2,800* estimated course fee

Course fee covers all housing and most in-country meals, activities, and in-country transportation. Cost of airfare, passport and some meals are not included in the course fee and are the responsibility of the student.

*Cost will vary based on student enrollment.

Course Readings

Legend of King Arthur, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, John Keats, Charles Dickens, J.R.R. Tolkien, Graham Swift, and Zadie Smith

Eligibility

Eligibility is based on a minimum GPA of 2.0 (2.5 preferred); Sophomore status or above; a review of applicants behavior record at Saint Mary’s; and faculty recommendations.

Application Process

  • Students must apply by December 2, 2019.
  • Once accepted, students will be enrolled in E360 for the spring semester.
  • In the case of any last-minute changes, accepted students will have until 4:00 pm on January 15, 2020 to withdraw from the course. After this date, the full course fee will be non-refundable.
  • The number of accepted students is limited.
  • Travel Dates, Sites and Readings are subject to change.

For more information

Carolyn Ayers, Ph.D.
Faculty Leader
Professor of English
Department of English and World Languages
Saint Mary’s Hall 205
Campus Box #1432
cayers@smumn.edu
507-457-1523

Vicki McDonald, M.A.
Coordinator of Study Abroad / International Center Associate
International Center, the Heights 103
Campus Box #51
vmcdonal@smumn.edu
507-457-6996

Find Us

The Heights International Center, Room 103
Winona Campus
Hours: Monday–Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

507-457-6996
Fax: 507-457-6917
studyabroad@smumn.edu