What are they?
Travel Seminars are short-term courses abroad or in the U.S. led by Drake faculty members. Seminars are typically between 2-4 weeks in length, 3-6 credits, and often meet an AOI. Spaces in these courses fill early; if you are interested, contact the faculty member or department (below) as soon as possible.
Students with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and who have completed a successful disciplinary check.
For May/Summer Seminars: Rolling admission, deposit deadlines vary by program.
For J-term Seminars: Course registration occurs at the same time as Fall registration (end of March 2016). Once registered, a $500 non-refundable deposit will be due in April 2016.
Students who enroll in one of these Seminars are expected to read the Drake International Student Handbook.
Justice, Peace and Security: Cultural Diversity in Israel and Palestine
The issues of peace and violence, justice and oppression, “nation” and “territory” are the result of a long, complex history of political, religious, and social interactions in the land of Israel-Palestine. This travel seminar aims to investigate the varied and complex set of issues and relations that make modern Israel-Palestinian a location of considerable struggle to enact dignity, identity, and statehood. This course is a travel seminar, which combines travel with lectures and readings to provide students with a rich, on-site learning experience. Two weeks in Israel including Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Masada, Dead Sea, Haifa, Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, and more.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Brad Crowell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sentwali Bakari at email@example.com
Looking for information on J-term Travel Seminars? Check them out here.
The next round of scholarships for Travel Seminars will be available in September 2015, and may include the following:
Please click here for more information on these scholarships, as well as other financial aid options.
For more information on Travel Seminars, please contact:
Annique Kiel, Director of Drake Administered Programs Abroad at firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Maria Rohach, Global Learning Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.