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London: Women’s Suffrage

Designed as a faculty led study abroad experience, this course will allow students to explore the ideological and logistical roots of the US Suffrage Movement by studying the English Suffrage Movement. Learning experiences will focus on classroom lectures/discussions, museum exhibits, visits to historical sites of importance to the movement and the possibility of archival research.
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Course Description

This section of this course examines the relationships between the US Suffrage Movement and the British Suffrage Movement. In the early 20th century the US woman suffrage movement took a more radical and aggressive turn as young leaders, such as Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, came to prominence in the movement.  These young women learned these tactics from their experiences as protégés of the leaders of the English movement, the Pankhursts.

Program Information

Course: WGS 166/HIS 165 – Documenting Women’s History: US and British Suffrage Movements

Liberal Learning: US History; Gender; Global

Dates: Winter 2018

Program Director: Dr. Ann Marie Nicolosi, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and History

Eligibility: No Pre-Requisites, Language Requirements, or GPA Restrictions – Open to all students (including current first-year students)

Winter 2018 Program Fee: TBD (2016 cost was $5,099.08)

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Excursions

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Westminster Palace
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Shakespeare’s Workshop and Home
  • Kensington Palace
  • Women’s Library
  • Hampton Court
  • Warwick Castle
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Tower of London
  • Globe Theatre

Questions?

Please contact the TCNJ Center for Global Engagement at goglobal@tcnj.edu, 609-771-2596.

Please review our refund, cancellation, and withdrawal policy statement should a student not be able to participate in the program.

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