Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland, and Belfast, Northern Ireland
Leader: Dr. Carrie Smith, Instructional Assistant Professor of Psychology
Travel smarter with the Academic Traveler and journey to the Emerald Isle and Northern Ireland to explore the fascinating history of “The “Troubles.” The Troubles is a euphemism commonly used in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to reference the violent political Anglo-Irish War, or the War of Independence (1916-1921). You will get a first hand look at such important sites as Kilmainham Gaol, Derry/Londonderry, and Glasnevin Cemetary, and explore the deeper psychological implications of this turbulent period with University of Mississippi Carrie Smith.
The Academic Traveler presents a culture and cuisine excursion to Sicily, the largest of the Italian islands off the southern coast.Sicily
Enjoy all things theatre in this enlightening trip to the Broadway district to see a number of shows, tour museums, and learn more about how theatre is produced.Theatre on Location: NYC
Take a cultural excursion to "the most-talked-about new museum in the United States in a generation--Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR.Crystal Bridges