Sunset over a four lane southern highway

Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia

Creativity in the American South: Music, Art, and Literature

G St 301 / G St 395

Dates: On Campus: May 13 and May 20, 2024; Travel: May 14-19, 2024
Credit Hours: 3
Instructors: Dr. Julie Enszer, Instructional Assistant Professor of Gender Studies, and Dr. Elizabeth Venell, Instructional Assistant Professor of Gender Studies
Course Fee: $1695 plus tuition
Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

*Itinerary subject to change.

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Students will meet in Oxford on May 13 for an introductory seminar and will depart Oxford on May 14 to travel across Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Students will return to Oxford on May 20 with student presentations on campus that afternoon.

The course may interest anthropology, African American studies, gender studies, history, sociology, and southern studies majors and minors. Students interested in interdisciplinary scholarship, culture, or identity may also enjoy this course.

Students will travel across three southern states – Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia - visiting important cultural sites along the way. Students will start and finish the course in Oxford, MS.

Students will depart Oxford on May 14 and will travel through the state, Alabama, and Georgia via van until returning to Oxford on May 20. Shared hotel accommodations will be provided during this course.

$1695 plus tuition. Included in the program fee are housing, group ground transportation, tours, museum admissions, class activities, and two group meals. Tuition, most meals, and personal spending money are excluded from the program fee.

Once accepted to a program, the student accepts financial responsibility for Study USA program fees and tuition and must adhere to the application and withdrawal policy.

No prerequisites are required for this class.