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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Art 290: Art in Cultural Perspective: European Art History, Gothic Renaissance, and the New Media Art Berlin, Germany; Florence, Italy; Karlsruhe, Germany; Paris, France; Siena, Italy; Strasbourg, France
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS:  Richard Merritt (Visual & Performing Arts), Scott Hurley (Religion/Paideia)     Course Description:    This course examines broadly the intersections from the Art of Renaissance to Con temporary[...]
Biology 140/240: Introduction to Ecology of the Southwest/Ecology of the Southwest Ajo (Arizona), United States; Big Springs (Nebraska), United States; Cortez (Colorado), United States; Flagstaff (Arizona), United States; Green Valley, United States; Lee's Ferry (Arizona), United States; Liberal (Kansas), United States; Pagosa Springs (Colorado), United States
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTOR:  Eric Baack (Biology)      Course Description: Field study of the ecology of the arid Southwest, with a focus on adaptations of organisms to arid conditions and understanding the challenges of setting e nvironmental[...]
Communication Studies 239/Leadership Studies 239: Tourism Ethnography in Hawai'i Big Island (Hawai'i), United States; Maui, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS:   Thomas C. Johnson (Communication Studies); Jeff Boeke (Health Promotion & Exercise Science)  Course Description:    This course analyzes tourism in Hawai’i with a specific focus on doin g[...]
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English 239: English Monsters Haworth, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Whitby, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS:   Amy Weldon (English); Co-leader TBD Course Description:  What are the monsters of England - real and imagined? Traveling through this richly haunted country from London to Yorkshire, we'll explore the place s[...]
Environmental Studies 240: Environmental Issues in the Pacific Northwest Chelan, United States; Holden Village, United States
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTOR:  Rachel Brummel (Environmental Studies)   Course Description:    This course examines environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest and the policies that are used or proposed to address them. Case [...]
International Studies 240: Roatan: Ethical Engagement in a Changing World Roatan, Honduras; Utila, Honduras
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS: Scott Carlson (Biology); Susan Schmidt (Social Work)   Course Description:    This course uses the island of Roatan as a case study to examine how individuals can engage ethically with social and environ mental[...]
Luther Malta and the Mediterranean Sliema, Malta
Terms: Spring Description: Faculty Director:  Steve Holland and Krista Holland   Program Description:    Luther’s Malta and the Mediterranean  Program, currently in its 29th year, offers students the opportunity to spend a s emester[...]
Luther Münster Semester Münster, Germany
Terms: Spring Description: FACULTY DIRECTOR:  Sören Steding   Program Description:    For over two decades, Luther students and faculty have been traveling to Münster, Germany. During the Münster Semester, students live with G erman[...]
Luther Nottingham Academic Year Brancaster, United Kingdom; Canterbury, United Kingdom; Castleton, United Kingdom; Gedling, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom; Lincoln, United Kingdom; Liverpool, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Nottingham, United Kingdom; Wakefield, United Kingdom; York, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year Description: DIRECTORS: Guy Nave and Jane Hawley Program Description:   Luther's Nottingham Program, which will celebrate its 51st year in 2022-2023, offers the rich opportunity to spend an academic year in England and study at the [...]
Luther Rochester Semester Rochester, United States
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Program Description:    Rochester, Minnesota is currently in the early phases of an economic development initiative of a scale unique in the state’s history.  Using a combination of private and public fun ds,[...]
Paideia 450: Borders, Migration, and Identity in the Dominican Republic La Altagracia, Dominican Republic; La Romana, Dominican Republic; Neiba, Dominican Republic; Samana, Dominican Republic; San Fernando de Montecristi, Dominican Republic; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS:   Rita Tejada (Modern Languages & Literatures); Wanda Deifelt (Religion)   Course Description:    This course will offer a first-hand opportunity to study the social, economic, cultural, and rel igious[...]
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Paideia 450: Building Ethical Futures through Architecture, Design, and Narrative in Norway Lillehammer, Norway; Oslo, Norway; Trondheim, Norway
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS:   Andy Hageman (English); Maren Johnson (Nordic Studies) Course Description:    This course explores transdisciplinary approaches to imagining, constructing, and communicating about structures and infrast ructures[...]
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Paideia 450: English Theatre: Mirror of Society and of the Human Condition Bath, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS: Robert Vrtis (Visual & Performing Arts); Christy Vrtis (English)   Course Description: This course is a study of English theater—among the richest in the world in its variety and depth—and the [...]
Paideia 450: People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa Arusha, Tanzania; Eluwai boma, Tanzania; Engare Sero, Tanzania; Karatu, Tanzania; Loliondo boma, Tanzania; Mbarangati, Tanzania; Monduli, Tanzania; Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania; Nguruma Village, Tanzania; Soit Sambu, Tanzania; Usa River, Tanzania
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS: Molly McNicholl (Biology); Lori Stanley (Anthropology Emerita)   Course Description:  This course examines the intersections of conservation of natural habitats and cultural identity, through the len s[...]
Religion 220: Experiencing Mahayana Buddhism Hiroshima, Japan; Kanazawa, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Mt. Koya, Japan; Nagasaki, Japan; Narita, Japan; Okinawa, Japan; Osaka, Japan; Sendai, Japan; Yamagata City, Japan
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTORS:  Gereon Kopf (Religion); Anna Peterson (History)   Course Description:    This course introduces students to Mahayana Buddhism. It explores the development of Mahayana Buddhism, its relationshi p[...]
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Spanish 340: Language and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World (Spain) Cadiz, Spain; Madrid, Spain; Sevilla, Spain; Toledo, Spain
Terms: J-Term Description: INSTRUCTOR: David Thompson (Modern Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics)     Course Description:  This January-term study abroad course will introduce students to the culture of a Spanish-speaking country (Spain) fi rst-hand,[...]