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London: Women’s Suffrage

This course allows students to explore the ideological and logistical roots of the American Suffrage Movement by studying the English Suffrage Movement in its historical environment. Learning experiences will focus on classroom lectures/discussions, museum exhibits, visits to historical sites of importance to the movement, and archival research at the London School of Economics Women’s Library.

Application and $150 Application Fee Deadline: Friday, 9/18/20
$500 Commitment Deposit Deadline: Friday, 9/25/20

Please review our refund, cancellation, and withdrawal policy.

Course Description:

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. 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.

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

Travel Dates: December 26, 2020 – January 15, 2021

Liberal Learning: Satisfies Social Change in Historical Perspectives/Gender/Global. Also satisfies History requirement for US History.

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

Program Directors: Dr. Ann Marie Nicolosi, Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Prof. Cecilia Colbeth, Adjunct Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Program Fee: TBD. 2020 Fee was $6118.60. Explore scholarship opportunities here. For this program, we especially suggest the TCNJ Access to Education Abroad scholarship.

 

Program Fee Includes:

  • $150 Application Fee
  • Hotel accommodations plus breakfasts
  • TCNJ Tuition and Fees for one TCNJ unit/four credits
  • All ground transportation in London (including airport transfers)
  • All entry fees to the museums and sites that are part of the course
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Travel insurance

Program Fee Does Not Include:

  • Transportation to/from US airport
  • Transatlantic airfare
  • Lunches and most dinners
  • Passport fees
  • Personal expenses Immunization(s)

Students who need assistance in paying their program expenses should contact the Student Financial Assistance office (for information about financial aid and loans) in Green 101 and Student Accounts office (for information about payment dates) in Green 119.


Highlights

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Westminster Palace
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Windsor Castle
  • Kensington Palace
  • Women’s Library
  • Hampton Court
  • Greenwich
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Tower of London
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Boat tour of the Thames River

 


Questions?

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

For course-specific questions, please contact Dr. Ann Marie Nicolosi at nicolosi@tcnj.edu or Dr. Cecilia Colbeth at colbeth@tcnj.edu or stop by Bliss 116.

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

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