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In the Blood: Vampire Narratives and Cultural Identity -- Serbia and Romania
Take English 400 in Serbia and Romania during the summer of 2018 alongside Longwood students and faculty. Students will engage in the rhetorical analysis of Eastern European identity, story, and storytelling. Focusing on perhaps the most famous Eastern European story, the vampire narrative. Students will consider how folklore is intertwined with national identity in both its tourist narratives and its people's stories. Course Descriptions
ENGL 400: Active Citizenship: An Advanced Writing Seminar: Develops rhetorical skills needed for citizenship in a democracy. Includes interdisciplinary inquiry into and analysis of at least one significant public issue across all sections.
The Office of International Affairs offers three scholarships:
Lancers Abroad Scholarship: up to $500 for short-term programs or $900 for semester programs
Presidential Scholarship: up to $2,000 for semester-long programs in which participants are studying in non-Anglophone countries (generally reserved for foreign language majors, but students taking courses in the host language are also encouraged to apply).
Global Engagement Scholarship: up to $1,200 for those participating in a faculty-led program; applicants must be Pell Grant recipients to be eligible (including Honors)
Honors students are eligible for separate funding through the Cormier Honors College. Contact Jessi Znosko to get started.
For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page.
Questions about the study abroad process for this program? Contact Dr. Emily Kane
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** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.