This four week program will be led by Dr. Kate Lang, who will teach the course: Public History in England. This exciting historically focused program will begin in Grantham at Harlaxton College, the British campus of the University of Evansville. Students will travel to York, Durham, Liverpool, Birkenhead, and London to explore public history throughout England.
Harlaxton is a 100-room Victorian manor house in the English midlands. Located on the edge of Harlaxton village, two miles outside of Grantham, the Manor is set amidst the green pastures and rolling hills typical of the English countryside. Nottingham, the nearest city, is about 20 miles away. A convenient rail network provides easy access to other parts of Great Britain, making trips all over the country possible. London is about an hour away by train. To learn more, click here.
HOUSING & MEALS
You will share double or triple rooms in Harlaxton Manor while in Grantham. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the Dining Hall. There are also laundry facilities, "telly" lounge with VCR/DVD, a general store in the Manor, and campus-wide wireless access. While traveling in York, Liverpool, and London, the group will stay in hostel style housing with a few meals included.
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic offerings, and the academic calendar; click here: Academics -Public History in England, Summer
You can find more information on 2014 program costs here: Public History 2014.pdf
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You will travel with other UW-Eau Claire students and faculty during the program. You will have opportunities to get involved in the community and culture during your exploration of the public history in England. Additionally you will have the opportunity to meet people in your hostels and dorms.
Part of Harlaxton's unique academic strength is seeing firsthand the places you are studying. The travel and field trips to museums and historical sites are an integral part of the course.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, read the application instructions on the How to Apply Page. Then return to this program brochure page, and click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page.