Study Abroad

Planned 2013-14 L&L Study Abroad Programs

Considering studying abroad? Consider L&L faculty-led programs in Puerto Rico, France, Italy, and Ireland.

Dec. 26, 2013-Jan. 09, 2014
Spanish Heritage in Puerto Rico
SPAN 1086
Led by Professor Tania Carrasquillo

San Juan
The purpose of this trip is to analyze the Spanish heritage in Puerto Rico through the culture, history, architecture and literature of the Island. Course pre-requisite requirements:  SPAN 2002 (Oral & Written Spanish) or equivalent. Taught in Spanish.


May 12-26, 2014
Urban Imaginaries:
San Juan, Literature and Culture

SPAN 3086

Led by Professor Tania Carrasquillo

This trip focuses on the literary and artistic depictions of San Juan through the literary work of the most outstanding writers of Puerto Rico. Course pre-requisite requirements: SPAN 3001 (Advanced Writing) or equivalent. Taught in Spanish.

May 12 - 27, 2014
Capstone in France
Constructing Cross-Cultural Bridges
Led by Professor Elizabeth Zwanziger

 Learn about French and American cultural relations while further developing a sense of your own cultural identity as well as an awareness of cultural differences. One week in Rennes, the capital of the Brittany region in western France and one week in Paris.


July 7-23, 2014
Capstone in Northern Italy
Constructing Cross-Cultural Bridges
Led by Professor Tammy Gregersen

Examine the link of between culture and communication and the importance of intercultural understanding in effective global interaction by studying Italian culture and experiencing it firsthand.  Travel to Northern Italy:  Rome, Pompey, Venice, Florence, Genoa, Cinque Terre, Milan, Elba Isle, Verona, and Pisa.

July 28-August 12, 2014
Capstone in Ireland
The Myth of Ireland:
Literature, Culture & History
Led by Professor Jim O’Loughlin


This trip combines study of Irish and Irish American literature with visits to many locations where works were set.  Travel to Dublin, Galway, Listoonvarna, the Cliffs of Moher, and Inishbofin.  Capstone 159 (The Myth of Ireland: Literature, Culture, and History) is also cross-listed as an English literature course.




For information on more study abroad programs, contact UNI’s Study Abroad Center at 319-273-7078 (Gilchrist 28).