China (History, Chinese, Humanities)


Important Dates:

 

 

 

All interested students will submit an application and be interviewed to determine suitability for this type of international travel. Students will be selected by Dr. Goss and Ms. Maria Darley through an interview process in Fall Semester 2018.

Application of Interest DUE:  September 26, 2018
Interviews: October 2-10, 2018 (You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview)
Release of the names of selected students: October 18, 2018

Deposit Deadline:
November 16, 2018 
Scholarship Deadline: December 11, 2018
Final Payment Due: January 18, 2019
Mandatory Orientation Meeting: Spring Semester 2019

Courses Offered:

HUMN 2950: Chinese Culture, Memory and History
Professor: Andrew Goss
Email: agoss@augusta.edu

This course will examine the culture, memory, and history of China, emphasizing the continued salience and meaning of classical Chinese philosophy on contemporary China. Course content will emphasize the cultural history of China and the textual classics of Chinese philosophy, while students will see and learn experientially on the study-abroad trip the tensions between classical Chinese civilization and modernity.

  • Course will be accepted as Area C credit, by substitution form
  • Prerequisites: none
  • This course will be a SPRING semester class and will meet weekly in the SPRING semester. Students will receive an "incomplete" until they return from the travel portion of the course in the SUMMER* 

HIST 3211: History of East Asia
Professor: Andrew Goss
Email: agoss@augusta.edu

This course will introduce students to the history of East Asia and to the major cultural, economic, and political changes in the region. In addition to an introduction to the history of China, this course will include special emphasis on the modern political history of China and the history of Shanghai. The course is, per the catalog entry, restricted to juniors and seniors. This requirement could on a case-by-case basis be waived by the department.

  • Prerequisites: none
  • This course will be a SPRING semester class and will meet weekly in the SPRING semester. Students will receive an "incomplete" until they return from the travel portion of the course in the SUMMER* 

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Itinerary:

May 18th – arrival in Shanghai, early evening. Transfer to hotel.

May 19th – Shanghai: Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Bund, Shanghai Museum (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

May 20th—Exploration of Shanghai and Nanjing Road (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

May 21st – Flight to Xian. Afternoon open for exploration (Meals: breakfast)

May 22nd – Xian: Terracotta warriors, Wild Goose Pagoda. Performance and  dumpling dinner that evening. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

May 23rd – Xian: Shaanxi History Museum, Great Mosque, and Bell Tower (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

May 24th—Xian: then bullet train to Pingyao. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

May 25th—Pingyao: explore old Ming/Qing era city. Bullet-train to Beijing (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

May 26th—Beijing: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

May 27th—Beijing: Great Wall, Summer Palace. Peking Duck banquet. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

May 28th – Return to US from Beijing. (Meals: breakfast)

  

Financial Information:

Program Fees: $2400 + Tuition & Fees

           Deposit: $200

           Final Payment: $2200

Tuition & Fees: Click here to calculate how much yours will be
What's included? Airfare, lodging, meals, travel insurance, mandatory excursions
Additional Expenses: Passport, VISA, some meals

 

Payment policies and additional funding information:

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*This program has a pre-selection process. Please complete and submit the Interest Application through the link below*

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 Last Updated: 2/6/19