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Paris I

Dates

June 3 – June 30, 2020

Cost

$4,775 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

English, French Culture, Gender & Women’s Studies, Political Science, Honors

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2019: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2020: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris I program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to immerse participants in the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing history, respected literary traditions, and other cultural riches via direct interactions. With its captivating history, as well as its reputation for good taste, fine cuisine, high fashion and legendary sports, Paris has something for everyone.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: International Student Residence, 3-4 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 18 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Sylvia Henneberg s.henneberg@moreheadstate.edu

Courses

Courses are taught in English. All courses are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ENG 290 / HON 300 Topics: Prejudice and Tolerance in France

Dr. Mich Nyawalo

In this course, students will examine the experiences of various immigrant communities that have settled in the Parisian region, through the prism of sociological and historical texts, music, films, a novel, and poems.

ENG 399/ GWS 475 / HON 300 Topics: Feminist Perspectives in Parisian Culture

Dr. Sylvia Henneberg

This course examines Paris expatriate culture of the turn of the 19th century to the present day through a feminist lens. Examining the work of Edith Wharton, Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and more, as well as the cultural impact of such feminist figures as Coco Chanel, Josephine Baker, Mata Hari and others.

FREN 105 Introduction to French Culture

Dr. Mich Nyawalo

A basic survey of French culture and society from the French Revolution to the present. The course highlights selected edifices, artists, writers, and movements in an attempt provide an introduction into the character, society, and history of France in general and Paris in particular. Note: You must select one additional course when taking FREN 105.

PS 460 Topics: The Faces of France at Home and Abroad

Dr. Gui Silva

What is the political place that France occupies in the world today? We will explore Paris and other sites in search for visual and analytical evidences of exciting and transformative ways in which global forces and France interact.

PS 460 Topics: Visual Politics in Paris

Dr. Gui Silva

We will look at France for the analysis of key concepts in International Relations. We will explore places and people (even food!) of Paris and other sites, and use imagery (photography and video) as ‘visual texts’ through which we will explore coherent visual portraits of contemporary politics of France.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,775 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Paris Metro/Bus Pass

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000 minimum), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,650 – $1,750

The Paris I program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Paris with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Dates

June 3 – June 30, 2020

Cost

$4,775 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

English, French Culture, Gender & Women’s Studies, Political Science, Honors

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2019: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2020: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris I program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to immerse participants in the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing history, respected literary traditions, and other cultural riches via direct interactions. With its captivating history, as well as its reputation for good taste, fine cuisine, high fashion and legendary sports, Paris has something for everyone.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: International Student Residence, 3-4 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 18 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Sylvia Henneberg s.henneberg@moreheadstate.edu

Courses

Courses are taught in English. All courses are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ENG 290 / HON 300 Topics: Prejudice and Tolerance in France

Dr. Mich Nyawalo

In this course, students will examine the experiences of various immigrant communities that have settled in the Parisian region, through the prism of sociological and historical texts, music, films, a novel, and poems.

ENG 399/ GWS 475 / HON 300 Topics: Feminist Perspectives in Parisian Culture

Dr. Sylvia Henneberg

This course examines Paris expatriate culture of the turn of the 19th century to the present day through a feminist lens. Examining the work of Edith Wharton, Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and more, as well as the cultural impact of such feminist figures as Coco Chanel, Josephine Baker, Mata Hari and others.

FREN 105 Introduction to French Culture

Dr. Mich Nyawalo

A basic survey of French culture and society from the French Revolution to the present. The course highlights selected edifices, artists, writers, and movements in an attempt provide an introduction into the character, society, and history of France in general and Paris in particular. Note: You must select one additional course when taking FREN 105.

PS 460 Topics: The Faces of France at Home and Abroad

Dr. Gui Silva

What is the political place that France occupies in the world today? We will explore Paris and other sites in search for visual and analytical evidences of exciting and transformative ways in which global forces and France interact.

PS 460 Topics: Visual Politics in Paris

Dr. Gui Silva

We will look at France for the analysis of key concepts in International Relations. We will explore places and people (even food!) of Paris and other sites, and use imagery (photography and video) as ‘visual texts’ through which we will explore coherent visual portraits of contemporary politics of France.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,775 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Paris Metro/Bus Pass

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000 minimum), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,650 – $1,750

The Paris I program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Paris with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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