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Third Year Writing

Study Abroad progams that include courses in Third Year Writing:

Belmont in Africa: An Extraordinary Adventure
May 3, 2014 - May 20, 2014
Immerse yourself in the rich history, culture and social issues of Gaberone, Botswana and Cape Town, South Africa while participating in this service-learning study abroad program that engages NGO's seeking to address prevailing problems associated with AIDS in South Africa and Botswana.
FOCUS: Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing, Service Learning
CONTACT: Dr. Charmion Gustke or Dr. Manuel Cruz

Belmont in the Biblical World: Israel, Turkey, Greece
May 5, 2014 - May 23, 2014
Participate in a pilgrimage to holy sites while thinking through the varied roles religions have played in the social, economic, political, and religious climate of the region.
FOCUS: Religion (Path A or B) Jr. Cornerstone, Sociology, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Erin Pryor or Dr. Scott Allen

Belmont in Brazil: Music, Business, and Futbol: Host of the World Cup 2014
May 3, 2014 - May 15, 2014
Learn about business, music and culture of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Includes a focus on the production and promotion of music events, as well as understanding the role of media and advertising with Brazilian consumers.
FOCUS: International Business, Economics, Marketing, Junior Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Marieta Velikova or Dr. Clyde Rolston

Belmont in China: China and Its Splendor
June 11, 2014 - July 2, 2014
This trip combines classes and cultural and historical attractions in Beijing, Zhengzhou, Xi'an and the Silk Road.
FOCUS: Asian Studies, Asian Humanities, Third Year Writing, Humanties, Humanities Junior Cornerstone, Chinese Language, Psychology, Religion Junior Cornerstone, Learning Community, Global Studies, Experiential Learning
CONTACT:  Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn or   Dr. Qingjun (Joan) Li or  Dr. Pete Giordano

Belmont in England: Royal Trendsetters: The London Theatre Experience
May 7, 2014 - May 28, 2014
Adventure in and around London, with day trips to Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick Castle, to explore first-hand architecture, costumes and practice at historical landmarks, theaters and museums; program culminates in a presentation of monologues written and developed on the program.
FOCUS: Theater, Liberal Studies, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Jessica Mueller

Belmont in France: French Summer Study Abroad in Angers
June 30, 2014 - August 3, 2014
Enjoy a month-long French language immersion program in the picturesque Loire Valley. Studies take place at the Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (CIDEF) on the campus of the Universite Catholique de l'Ouest in Angers, with the final four days of the program spent in Paris.
FOCUS: French Language (all levels), Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Cheryl Brown or Dr. John Paine

Belmont in Ghana: A call to freedom, self-awareness, and empowerment
June 10, 2014 - July 1, 2014
Examine the social, political, economic, racial, and gendered experiences of African and American peoples through a variety of disciplines.
FOCUS: Education, Humanities, Psychology, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Linda Jones, Dr. Myron Oglesby-Pitts or Dr. Naoko Ozaki

Belmont in Greece
May 4, 2014 - May 26, 2014
With a combination of academic work across the disciplines of art and humanities, field trips, and travel opportunities, students enjoy a rich introduction to Greek life and culture.
FOCUS: Art, Classics, Humanities, Philosophy, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr.Judy Bullington  or Dr. Mark Anderson

Belmont in Haiti
May 19, 2014 - May 30, 2014 
Combine classroom experiences with volunteer work at the Live Beyond orphanage and develop a better understanding of how to promote the health of the world's peoples.
FOCUS:  Jr. Cornerstone, Liberal Studies, Religion, Third Year Writing
CONTACT:  Dr. Martha Minardi  

Belmont in Italy

May 7, 2014 - May 28, 2014
Travel on a specially planned itinerary that includes stays in Bologna, Venice, Florence and Rome while completing 6 hours of coursework and optional independent travel to nearby cities and towns.
FOCUS: Art, Humanities, Italian Language, Third Year Writing
CONTACT:Dr. David Ribar or Dr. Francesca Muccini

Belmont in Japan: The World of Geisha and Samurai: Using Cultural Icons to Explore Japan's Past and Present
May 6, 2014 - May 27, 2014
Spend three weeks exploring various cities and sites, including homestays with a Japanese famly,  while exploring the legacy of the samurai and traditions of the Geisha and completing 3 to 12 hours of coursework .
FOCUS: Asian Studies, History, Humanities, Japanese, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Bisson or Dr. Naoko Ozaki

Belmont in Pine Ridge
May 2, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Study Justice and Reconciliation in the Lakota Sioux and Arapaho cultures at the Pine Ridge, SD and Wind River, WY Reservations.
FOCUS:  Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Andy Watts

Belmont in Switzerland: Junior Cornerstone or Community Health Nursing in Geneva, Switzerland
May 5, 2014 - May 26, 2014
This three-week program, centered in Geneva, Switzerland, offers two options for study abroad: Option I offers nursing students the opportunity to pursue their Community Health Nursing Clinical in Geneva, with a focus on international public health issues. Option II offers all eligible students the opportunity to fulfill a Humanities-based Junior Cornerstone while studying the history and culture of Geneva, including literary works by some of Geneva's more famous English visitors. 
FOCUS: Humanities Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing, Community Health Nursing Clinical
CONTACT: Dr. John Paine or  Dr. Ruby Dunlap or  Dr. Andrea Stover

Belmont in Turkey: A Bridge Between East and West
May 7, 2014 - May 26, 2014
This three-week course in Istanbul and other areas of Turkey is an ideal place for interfaith dialogue and intercultural exchange.
FOCUS: History, Humanities, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Daniel Schafer or  Dr. Regine Schwarzmeier