This four-week, accelerated summer program will enable students to experience and understand the richness and complexity of British culture and explore those experiences in writing. This program is composed of a course on travel writing taught by best-selling author Professor Michael Meyer as well as a course on British popular culture.
While in London, explore the diversity of this cosmopolitan city with our My Global City events like touring Camden or enjoying the food on Brick Lane.
Live like a Londoner and stay in shared apartments within a one-hour commute to the CAPA London Center.
This is a short-term accelerated program composed of two courses on Travel Writing and British Popular Culture - worth 3 credits each.
CAPA short-term and accelerated programs are a great study abroad option if you are concerned about cost or time constraints.
This course will look at some key theories of popular culture, and include case studies of selected examples from the British Isles since 1945. The main aim will be to enable students to think independently about this topic. It will compare British and American experiences of popular culture, the differences, similarities and cross-influences.
LNDN COLT 3311
This course is designed to offer students the opportunity to study and practice the art of travel writing. There are a variety of readings, many of them focused on London and its environs, and most, but not all, from contemporary travel writers. This summer, Travel Writing will be taught by award-winning travel writer Michael Meyer. To learn more about his published works, click here.
LNDN CWRT 3310