Travel 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
Exchange Partners in Scotland and Ireland