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Celtic Roots and Global Appalachia: Highlands and Hebrides

Term To Study: Summer 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Program Starts: Jun 13, 2022
Program Ends: Jun 25, 2022
Major 1: English Literature & Creative Writing
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Major 2: History
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Link 1: celtic-roots-global-appalachia-highlands-hebrides
Program Locations: Edinburgh, Lake District, London, Scotland
Contact Phone: 304-876-5297
Contact Name: Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt
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What is Included: 2 Dinners
Public Transportation Passes
Cultural Tour Admission Fees
Country Guidebook & Pre-travel Documents
Embedded Medical Insurance
24/7 Emergency Support
Program Description

The 2022 Global Appalachia Celtic Roots program will bring travelers an understanding of Celtic traditions and storytelling associated with the Scottish Highlands and Orkney Islands, in addition to Cumberland’s English Lakes and the Yorkshire Moors—all featured in the stories of Robert Burns, William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Emily Bronte, William Shakespeare, James Boswell and Dr. Johnson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Virginia Woolf, Scottish classics like Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song, and Appalachian writers Ron Rash and Denise Giardina. Travelers will visit World Heritage Sites throughout Britain, with highlights of the travel adventure including Grasmere, Ayr, Edinburgh, Inverness, Orkney Islands, Haworth, Whitby, and London.
Per Person Ground Costs
$3,383 - based on a minimum of 20 participants


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Population: 63047162
Capital: London
Per-capita GDP: $ 36600
Size: 243610 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

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