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Faculty-Led: Perception and Remembrance: The Holocaust in Literature, Cinema, and Public Display
Krakow, Poland; Warsaw, Poland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Break
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2020 01/24/2020 ** 03/20/2020 03/27/2020

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:

Perception and Remembrance: The Holocaust in Literature, Cinema, and Public Display

Warsaw & Krakow,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:
$3,354.20 plus personal expenses and tuition (if over credit-hour cap for Spring term).  See www.kent.edu/tuition for current tuition rates and more information regarding tuition.
Eligibility:  
Course: 
AS 30195 – 001 ; CRN: 21206
Number of Credit Hours: 1
Program dates:   March 20-27, 2020 (Spring Break)
Application & Deposit deadline:  January 15, 2020


Krakow

OVERVIEW

Course Name and CRN: Perception and Remembrance: The Holocaust in Literature, Cinema, and Public Display | CRN: 21206
Location(s): Warsaw & Krakow, Poland  
KSU Sponsoring College: College of Arts and Sciences  
Course Description:  While most of the course focuses upon the experience of the Jews – as Hitler’s obsession was the annihilation of the Jewish people – it will also explore the subject of the Righteous among the Nations (Righteous Gentiles). 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. They will also have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience by visiting many historic sites with the belief that seeing will lead to ever lasting memories and understandings of the horrific events of this period of time.



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



TENTATIVE ITINERARY

When: March 20-27, 2020 (Spring Break)  

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.

 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

Accommodations and most meals are included in program fee.

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 your healthcare provider or 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
GeoBlue International Medical Insurance $25.20 CAS via Cashnet
OCED Fee $25.00 CAS via Cashnet
Program Fee  $3,244.00 CAS via Cashnet
Total Estimated Cost  $3,354.00   
 
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: Please submit all  deposits and payments through the CAS cashnet site (excluding the $60 application fee, which will be paid to the Office of Global Education in this application). Specific instructions to follow after program acceptance.

Scholarships are available through the Office of Global Education https://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/education-abroad-scholarships

DEADLINES
Application deadline: January 15, 2020
Acceptance: January 15, 2020

Non-Refundable Deposit: $500.00 | January 15, 2020
First payment due (half of remaining balance)**: $1,426.75 | January 20, 2020 
Second payment due: $1,426.75 | February 20, 2020 


 

 

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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