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March 14 thru 22, 2020

English Literature 2020 Harry Potter

This exciting nine-day study abroad program will survey the global influence of British Children's Literature focusing especially on the characters and myths developed around J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" and its antecedents. You will visit sites in and around London relating to the Harry Potter novels, as well as precursors like P.L. Travers' "Mary Poppins", J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan", and the homes of related authors of popular and children's fiction including Charles Dickens, Beatrix Potter and Arthur Conan Doyle. You will also visit Stonehenge, Solsbury Hill and Avebury.

Who Should Apply?

  • STLCC students, faculty, staff, and community members interested in Harry Potter, British literature and culture.
  • All students from Missouri community colleges and universities as well as independent travelers with an interest in educational travel and international studies.
  • All students interested in European literature, art, journalism, architecture, and cultural studies.
  • The program requires the ability to walk long distances both on uneven pavement and gravel paths.
  • All students must be 18+ years of age to participate.

Application

To sign up for the program complete the STLCC study abroad online application, Or contact Chris Sulincevski at 314-644-9671 / csulincevski@stlcc.edu.

Space is limited to 20 participants. Apply today!

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Academics

  • Required: GLE:101 Harry Potter’s London (3 credit hours).
  • Course may be audited.
  • Two mandatory pre-departure orientation meetings at St. Louis Community College will be scheduled.

Program Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a passport at least 60 from the return date from the trip.
  • Must sign up for a designated STLCC course.
  • The program requires the ability to walk long distances both on uneven pavement and gravel paths.

Expenses

The estimated program fee is $2785* per person based on double occupancy with a minimum of 12 participants.

The program cost includes:

  • Airfare from St. Louis to London.
  • Airport transfers in private coach.
  • Lodging in 3 star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and welcome dinner.
  • Public transportation – London Oyster Card
  • Private coach and guided day trip to Stonehenge/Solsbury Hill/Avebury.
  • Entrance fees to included attractions.
  • Gratuities for tour guides and included meals.
  • Limited emergency health and travel insurance.

The program does NOT include:

  • STLCC tuition (3 credit hours)
  • Passport
  • Gratuities other than specified above
  • Lunches, dinners and snacks.
  • Independent touring
  • Optional health and travel cancellation protection insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Miscellaneous expenses

* This final price may vary due to number of participants, taxes, fees and exchange rate imposed by outside vendors.

Payment Schedule

You can follow this payment schedule or pay quicker with larger payments.

  • Immediate deposit to secure your spot ……$1750
  • By Dec 13, 2019 ……………$535
  • By Jan 15, 2020 ……………$500

Cancellation Policy

Full refund: Cancel before December 10, 2019.

Penalties and fees will apply for canceling after December 10, 2019.

No refunds for cancellation on or after December 15, 2019.

STLCC strongly recommends that in addition to the included program insurance you consider purchasing additional health and travel insurance to cover trip interruption.

Tentative Itinerary

Saturday March 14
  • Flight from St. Louis to London, England

Sunday March 15

  • Arrival in London
  • Transfer to the hotel in a private coach
  • Hotel check-in
  • Welcome dinner in an authentic English pub
  • Overnight in London
Monday March 16
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • London Hop-on hop-off Bus tour
  • Sherlock Holmes Museum
  • Charles Dickens Museum
  • Overnight in London

Tuesday March 17

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross Station
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Group Triforium Tour
  • Tower of London
  • Overnight in London
Wednesday March 18
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 Part 2 matinee and evening
  • Overnight in London

Thursday March 19

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided tour: The Making of Harry Potter Warner Brothers
  • Studio Tour
  • Overnight in London
Friday March 20
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Day trip to Stonehenge/Solsbury Hill / Avebury
  • Overnight in London

Saturday March 21

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • V&A Museum By the House Beatrix Potter Archive
  • V&A Museum of Childhood Archive
  • Overnight in London
Sunday March 22
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Hotel check-out
  • Transfer to airport in a private coach
  • Flights to St. Louis
 

Faculty Leader

Dan Yezbick is Professor of English at STLCC-Wildwood. He has taught cultural studies and media history abroad in England and France, is proficient in French, and has served as Assistant Director and Instructor for a variety of five-week comprehensive summer programs in London, England. He is the Global Education Coordinator at the Wildwood campus, and previously served as Global Chair at STLCC-Forest Park. He is a multiple award-winning teacher who has earned a national reputation for his scholarship in media history. He has led STLCC study abroad programs to England and France.

Disclaimer

St. Louis Community College has made every reasonable effort to determine that the information stated in this brochure is accurate. Courses offered and other matters contained herein are subject to change without notice by the Administration and/or Board of Trustees of the college for reasons related to enrollment, finances, scheduling, costs, or for any other reason. The college further reserves the right to add, amend or repeal any of the rules, regulations, policies, or procedures applicable to the program offered herein. Travel, housing, meals, and other logistical arrangements are provided by an independent contractor not affiliated with the college and the college assumes no responsibility therefore. Participants will be required to sign a statement releasing the college from any liability in connection with the program offered herein or the services provided by the independent contractor. Insurance coverage is recommended. The college is not responsible for losses resulting from lack of any insurance coverage.

Non-Discrimination Statement
St. Louis Community College is committed to nondiscrimination and equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran and shall take action necessary to ensure nondiscrimination.

For information or concerns relating to discrimination matters, contact the Director of Student Conduct and Title IX coordinator, Mary Zabriskie, at 314-539-5345.

Contact Information

Chris Sulincevski

International Education Coordinator

csulincevski@stlcc.edu

314-644-9671

Dan Yezbick

English Professor

dyezbick@stlcc.edu

636-422-2218

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