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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Non-FIE applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Housing Options: Residence Hall
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: Advertising, Art History, Arts, Communications, Creative Writing, Education, Fashion, History, Humanities, Journalism, Literature, Marketing, Music, Theatre
Program Description:
PAGES, STAGES, SCENES, AND SCREENS: BRITISH CULTURE FROM SHAKESPEARE TO MODERN MEDIA
London, England 
EXPLORE BRITISH CULTURE FROM SHAKESPEAREAN TIMES UNTIL MODERN DAY!

The Bard. The BBC. The Beatles. Explore British identity through two exciting courses at FIE, designed to use London as a classroom!  Spend your summer in London, the financial, cultural, and historical capital of Britain. You'll live and study in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, one of the cities most charming boroughs. Travel on the Tube, visit Kensington Palace during your break between classes, and see Big Ben for yourself during this 5 week program from June - July. 

The Shakespeare and Elizabethan Literature course is meant to introduce students to the fascinating social and historical background to some of the most famous, most compelling poetry and drama ever written. Students will read and watch performances of two of Shakespeare?s plays and visit places associated with Shakespeare in London, such as the Globe Theatre.

British Life and Visual Media flashes forward a few centuries to examine issues of cultural identity as reflected by British film, television, photography, and the visual arts. Students will gain an understanding of British culture and society by examining the history of its major social and political institutions, the cultural values of its peoples and significant contemporary socio-political issues and debates emphasizing the impact the development Visual Media has had on British life. Example co-curricular activities include the British Film Institute, the Tate Modern museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. 
PROGRAM INCLUDES
  • Tuition 
  • Housing
  • Welcome reception
  • Subsidized extra-curricular calendar
  • Course related co-curricular activities
  • Dedicated FIE staff to help you every step of the way
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Zone 1-2 Oyster Card
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • School of Record transcript
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • On-site orientation
  • High-speed fibre internet
COURSES
  • British Life and Visual Media 
  • Shakespeare and Elizabethan Literature 

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This program is currently not accepting applications.