2020 J Term Courses and Countries
Europe: United in Diversity
On site in the European Union countries of France, Belgium, and Poland, students develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities brought on by the EU departure of Great Britain.
France: Language Immersion in Tours France
The historic city of Tours on the Loire River beckons and host families say “Bienvenue” as students visit castles, medieval cities, the home of Leonardo da Vinci, and the incomparable Paris.
Ireland: Irish Society & Culture
From rural Donegal to the capital city of Dublin, students walk in the footsteps of rebels, musicians, and saints as they experience for themselves how Ireland’s history has shaped its modern society.
Italy: Art & Architecture of Italy
Moving through ancient ruins, studying (up close) some of the world’s finest works of art, and marveling at architectural achievements allows students to understand modern Italy through its cultural history.
Jamaica: Transcultural Nursing
Future nurses gain front-line exposure to the social determinants of health and public health, building a foundation of cultural competence as they work alongside Jamaican healthcare teams.
Japan: Japanese Language & Culture in Tokyo
In residence at Toyo University, Hartwick students become immersed in the language as they experience the dynamic life and strong traditions of one of the world’s most globally connected cities.
London: Theatre in England
From Stratford-upon-Avon to the West End, students see and assess contemporary British theatre as part of the audience; from behind the scenes; and in museums, art galleries, and historic sites.
Portugal: Fermentation & the Re-Location of Food Systems
Combining the perspectives of science and economics, students take a hands-on culinary tour of Portugal to study and understand the country’s rich history of small-scale artisan food production.
South Africa: Culture and Challenges
Visiting a democracy only as old as they are, Hartwick students explore South Africa’s historic transition through its art, health care, geology, and the perspectives of its people.