London Pre-fall 2019 (August departure)

A picture of the Big Ben in London
Big Ben in London

This is a Bellevue College faculty-led program. To begin your application, please get in touch with Prof. Caitlin Morris at caitlin.morris@bellevuecollege.edu

 

Program Dates

Depart U.S. Saturday, August 24

Arrive London Sunday, August 25

Depart London September 10

 

Application timeline

Application Due: Friday April 5th, 2019

Deposit Due: Friday April 5th, 2019

Final Payment Due: Tuesday May 7th, 2019

Group Flight deadline: Friday April 5th, 2019

 

Course: English 294: The Literature of London 5 cr.

Faculty: Caitlin Morris, MFA, caitlin.morris@bellevuecollege.edu

ENGL 294, The Literature of London is a 5-credit class that surveys British Literature through the lens of London. Students will use historical and literary sites as focal points to learn about and analyze canonical British authors authors such as William Shakespeare, the Bloomsbury group, Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, Jane Austen, and John Keats–as well as contemporary authors such as Kazuo Ishiguro and Zadie Smith. By taking the course, students will be learn about and also engage with British Literature of the past and present. Through educational walks through the streets of London, visiting cultural institutions like the British Film Institute, the Royal British Theater, and Oxford, students will be able to see the conversation between the historical and contemporary voices of London. Students will leave the course with the ability to discuss, analyze, and write about British literature, and also share their experiences with the Bellevue College community.

 

This course will be a hands-on immersive learning experience that no on campus course can offer. Our study will include field trips to enhance our academic experience.

 

Program at a Glance – London

  • 18 days exploring London, its outskirts, food, culture and politics.
  • Welcome dinner at a restaurant in London
  • Literary walking tours of London
  • Guided tour of the British Museum
  • Guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
  • Admission to the Sherlock Holmes Museum
  • Guided walking tour of Bloomsbury following in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf
  • Day trip to Oxford that includes a Guided Literary tour
  • Guided tour of the British Library
  • Visit to the British Film Institute
  • Guided walking tour of Oscar Wilde’s London
  • Admission to the Charles Dickens museum
  • Day trip to Bath and admission to the Jane Austen Centre and Jane Austen’s House Museum
  • Admission to the Keats House
  • Behind the scenes tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace
  • Farewell dinner at a restaurant in London

 

Program Fee

Based on 14 or more, the fee is $3071

Based on enrollment of 12-13 paying students, the fee is $3221

Based on 6-9, the fee is $4145

 

Program fee includes

  • Cultural Experiences and Field Trips
  • Academic and Professional Excursions
  • On-site Coordinator
  • Orientation materials and city maps
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Welcome dinner
  • Farewell dinners
  • Transportation from and to the airport
  • Private coach for day trips
  • Access to classroom
  • Travel Pass for Zones 1 and 2

 

Program fee does not include:

  • Round trip international airfare
  • Passport or visa fees if applicable
  • Meals other than listed
  • Bellevue College tuition
  • Personal expenses
  • Textbooks
  • Anything not specified

Accommodations and Travel Pass

  • Accommodation: Twin bedded room with another Bellevue College student at the 3-Star London Lodge Hotel in London’s Kensington neighborhood
  • Travel pass: London transport card inclusive of zones 1 & 2 for use on the buses, overground and underground trains, for the duration of the program.

 

Last Updated January 28, 2019