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Study Abroad

Angers, FranceMark Twain said that "travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. We encourage all of our students to seek out opportunities to study abroad.

American Studies is the study of the United States, North America, and its transnational relationships to other parts of the globe. Here are some of the areas of the world that AMS Majors have recently traveled to and spent an engaging semester.

  • Angers, France
  • Wollongong, Australia
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Santiago, Spain
  • Great Britain Direct Exchange (various sites), United Kingdom
  • Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Western Civilization, Italy & France
  • Radboud, Netherlands
  • Hong Kong, China

The KU Office of Study Abroad has detailed information on how and when to apply. Interested students might also consider participating in the ISEP exchange program.

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The Autobiography of Cotton: Documentary Writing and Crónicas​ from the Border
Monday, April 17, 2017 4:30 PM
Forum and Flex Space, Marvin Hall

The Future University
"Understanding Free Speech on a University Campus"
A discussion, featuring: Stefan M. Bradley, Connie Burk, Susan Kruth, Frank LoMonte, and Jeff Chasen
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 7:00 PM
The Commons, Spooner Hall

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