May 21–30, 2023
This eight-day experience in London will allow students to visit numerous British literary and historical sites and attend a live performance at the world-renowned Globe Theater.
Students will be able to experience life in London while at the same time increasing their knowledge of British literature, culture, and history in general. Further, history students will be able to see and experience the contributions to history the British have made.
Students will be responsible for the following:
- A one-credit study abroad course (either ENGL 297 or 499 or HIST 199, 399, or 499)
- Attending and participating in all scheduled activities, tours, and other experiences
- Fully participating in all classroom discussions
- Writing a short final paper about their experience upon their return to the U.S.
- Any other assignments as listed in the syllabus
- Includes eight-night stay in a two- or three-star hotel
- Breakfast Daily
- Globe Theatre Tour and Performance
- Metro Pass for eight days
- Jack the Ripper tour
- Visit the following sites:
- Kew Gardens
- Museum of London
- Sigmund Freud Museum
- St. Paul’s Cathedral
- Victoria and Albert Museum
- Tours of the following locations:
- The City of London
- Bishopsgate Library and Archive
$900 - $1000
Airfare from Philadelphia to London and back
.25 credit Summer
dependent upon college and PA or non-PA resident status
$2000–$2100: Tentative Total Program Costs
Subject to Change
- $500-Estimate Personal Expenses
- Some examples: Lunch and Dinner (not included in the itinerary), Souvenirs
English - 222, 222W, 225N, 450, or 452
History - 66, 103, 302W, or 417
Women's Studies - 225N
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Application and Deposit Deadline
- Apply online.
- Submit your application by February 1, 2023.
NOTE: Your judicial and academic records will be checked as a part of the application process.
This program is led by Dr. Laura Rotunno and Dr. Doug Page.
Dr. Rotunno, [email protected], is an associate professor of English and also the Honors Coordinator for the college. She continues to conduct extensive research on British Literature.
Dr. Page, [email protected], is a teaching professor of history and the history program coordinator. He specializes in British History. Both have led groups of students to London.