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Summer Oppportunity at Cambridge

The University of New Hampshire is proud to sponsor its thirty-fifth annual faculty-led summer program in the UK at the University of Cambridge. The program will be accommodated at Gonville and Caius College, one of the oldest and best known of the thirty-one colleges that make up Cambridge University. Students stay at the college from July 7 – August 16, 2013, and choose from a series of courses taught by a distinguished British and American faculty.

This summer, our program will offer the following 6 courses, of which students choose two:

History 498: Land of Hope and Glory? History of the British Isles, 1500-1901

History 600: Monarchy and its Challenges in the British Isles, 1500-1707

This course is also available for graduate credit as History 800

English 511: The Literature of World War I

English 703: Advanced Nonfiction Writing: Travel Writing

This course is also available for graduate credit as English 803

English 758: Shakespeare (performance and interpretation)

This course is also available for graduate credit as English 858

English 797H: Modernist Fiction: ‘Difficult Music’

This course is also available for graduate credit as English 897H

For course descriptions, please visit our website: http://www.unh.edu/cambridge/.

In addition to taking courses, students will travel on program excursions to London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Edinburgh, Scotland on an optional bonus weekend. The program also provides tickets to the following Shakespeare performances: Titus Andronicus, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and a performance at the Globe Theatre, London.

The program is open to all second-, third-, and fourth-year undergraduates with a minimum GPA of 2.50; all graduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.50; and a limited number of first-year students with exceptional records.

Please direct all student inquiries to cambridge.program@unh.edu, or to our website.