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Faculty-Led: Perception and Remembrance: The Holocaust in Literature, Cinema, and Public Display
Krakow, Poland; Lodz, Poland; Warsaw, Poland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Break
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Perception and Remembrance: The Holocaust in Literature, Cinema, and Public Display

Warsaw, Krakow, & Lodz, Poland

Students must complete the College of the Arts and Sciences' pre-application found here:  http://tinyurl.com/PolandKSU  before they are permitted to use this application.

In addition to completing this application, you must also schedule an interview with Professor Kessler in order to be considered for this program. You can email her at ckessle7@kent.edu
 

QUICK FACTS

Professor Name: Chaya Kessler  
Total Estimated Cost:
$3,359.50
Eligibility:  e.g. Junior standing, field experience, etc.
Course: AS 30095-001
Number of Credit Hours: 1
Program dates:  March 22 - March 31, 2019
Application deadline:  December 1, 2018 (extended to January 20, 2019)


Krakow

OVERVIEW

Course Name and CRN: PERCEPTION AND REMEMBRANCE: THE HOLOCAUST IN LITERATURE, FILM, THEATRE AND PUBLIC DISPLAY; AS 30095-001
Location(s): Warsaw, Krakow, & Lodz, Poland      

KSU Sponsoring College: College of Arts and Sciences 

Course Description: Students will be introduced to the Holocaust as it occurred in Poland from varying points of view represented by survivors, films, art, and museum representations. Students will also have the opportunity to experience firsthand many of the historic sites with the belief that seeing will lead to everlasting memories and understandings of the horrific events of this period of time. Students will be required to keep and submit a journal based on their trip and submit and present a creative project of their choosing. The trip will include visits to Warsaw, Krakow, Łódź, and Auschwitz – Birkenau. Students will visit museums, share open dialogue with speakers, have the privilege to meet with Survivors and Righteous among the Nations, as well as students and professors from local universities. 

Course Website: https://www.kent.edu/cas/studyabroad/poland



TENTATIVE ITINERARY

When: March 22-March 31, 2019

Program highlights/ Itinerary:
 Warsaw

Students will be introduced to the Holocaust as it occurred in Poland from varying points of view represented by survivors, films, art, and museum representations. Students will also have the opportunity to experience firsthand many of the historic sites with the belief that seeing will lead to everlasting memories and understandings of the horrific events of this period of time. Students will be required to keep and submit a journal based on their trip and submit and present a creative project of their choosing. The trip will include visits to Warsaw, Krakow, Łódź, and Auschwitz – Birkenau. Students will visit museums, share open dialogue with speakers, have the privilege to meet with Survivors and Righteous among the Nations, as well as students and professors from local universities.


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
 

Requirements: Must interview with faculty leading the program. To make an appointment, please see contact information below.

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Program fee includes accommodation and most meals.

CDC WEB SITE AND IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION

Please visit the CDC travel page for information about any vaccinations you may need or health and safety tips for traveling to your destination:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/poland?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001

If vaccinations or medicines are needed according to the CDC, you can make arrangements with the DeWeese Health Center as soon as possible for immunization appointments.  Appointment openings are limited and they may have to order your vaccine, which takes time.  Plan accordingly.

PROGRAM FEES

Cost Description Amount Pay to
OGE Application Fee $60.00 OGE via this application
Administrative Fees (Includes GeoBlue Health Insurance Health Insurance, and OCED Fee)  $49.50 CAS via Cashnet
Program Fee  $3,250.00 CAS via Cashnet
Total Estimated Cost  $3,359.50   
 
Tuition: For information about tuition rates, please visit: https://www.kent.edu/tuition
Estimated personal costs (Not Included): Passport ($135), 2 meals (~$25), and spending money (~$250)
Payment Instructions: if applicable (e.g. “Please submit all deposits and payments through the following cashnet site.”)



Payment Instructions: Please submit all  deposits and payments through the CAS cashnet site (excluding the $60 application fee). Specific instructions to follow after program acceptance.

Scholarships are available through the Office of Global Education https://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/education-abroad-scholarships and for Arts and Sciences students through the CAS International Programs and Education Abroad Office http://www.kent.edu/cas/studyabroad .

DEADLINES
Application deadline: December 1, 2018 (Extended to January 20, 2019)
1st payment: January 19, 2019
2nd payment: February 16, 2019

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
 

Chaya Kessler, Director of Jewish Studies
ckessle7@kent.edu
330-672-8926
113d Bowman Hall
ckessle7@kent.edu
 
Alyssa Mazey

Assistant Director of International Programs and Education Abroad
College of Arts & Sciences
Bowman Hall l 330-672-2693
amazey2@kent.edu


 

 

 


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This program is currently not accepting applications.