Experience the cultural offerings of Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands, the Isles of Skye, and the major cities of Glasgow
Learn about Scottish & Irish folklore and history, storytelling and literature, music and the arts. Attend lectures, discussions,
and performances by outstanding Scottish & Irish professors, musicians, and storytellers. Experience the cultural offerings of
Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Orkney, as well as Northern Ireland.
An interdisciplinary course of interest to students in Appalachian Studies, history, folklore, literature, storytelling, music, art, sociology, anthropology, archaeology, geology
Teachers are eminent Scottish ethnologists, historians, literary scholars, musicians, and storytellers
Opportunity to do independent research, perfect for students in a variety of disciplines -- education, nursing, social work, business, etc.
Three or six hours of credit, undergraduate or graduate, in Appalachian Studies
Course Dates (May 28 - June 20, 2013)
Itinerary (subject to change):
The University of Ulster in Derry, Northern Ireland
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Glasgow
Salhal Mor Ostaig (Gaelic College on Isle of Skye)
Scottish Highlands (TBA)