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Appalachian, Scottish, and Irish Studies Program

Department of Appalachian Studies

cultureTravel to Dublin, Ireland, throughout Northern Ireland, and from Scotland's major cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh to the beautiful Scottish Highlands.

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.

  • Three weeks in Scotland and 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 (Summer, 2019)
  • 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)
    • The University of Aberdeen
    • Orkney College


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