Category Archives: Study Abroad

Containing Coronavirus in Brussels

I have been conducting archival research in Belgium as a Fulbright Research Scholar and collaborating with colleagues at the Université Catholique de Louvain this semester, but the coronavirus pandemic has intervened and disrupted our plans. Belgians had been following the … Continue reading

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Northern Star Report on Charlie Hebdo Attacks

The Northern Star, the student-run newspaper of Northern Illinois University, has published several reports on the Charlie Hebdo attacks. The latest piece, “NIU professor to take lessons from Paris’ Charlie Hebdo marches to history class,” featured an interview I did … Continue reading

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Studying Shakespeare in Venice

The Shylock Project Fondazione Giorgio Cini Venice, 15 June – 11 July 2015 An intensive four-week course of study exploring the text and contexts of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. A rich program of lectures and creative workshops by leading scholars, actors, … Continue reading

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NIU Joins Council for European Studies

Northern Illinois University recently joined the Council for European Studies. “Northern Illinois University has been approved for membership to the Council for European Studies (CES) Academic Consortium, an international coalition of universities, centers and other organizations dedicated to furthering the … Continue reading

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Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Grants in Early Modern Iberian History

The CORPI Project (Conversion, Overlapping Religiosities, Polemics, and Interaction: Early Modern Iberia and Beyond) is currently recruiting doctoral and post-doctoral research fellows for 2013-14. The application deadline is 31 May 2013. The Project This project is concerned with questions of … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Programs for Low-Income Students

Colleges and universities provide financial aid to assist low-income students in participating in study abroad programs. My own university offers scholarships and financial aid packages to support students who enroll in study abroad programs. Augustana College, a liberal arts college … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Teaching in Florence

Thousands of American students study in Florence, Italy, each year at more than 40 major study abroad programs and many other smaller programs. One of the largest and most prestigious American programs in Florence is New York University’s program, based … Continue reading

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NIU Study Abroad Program in Southern France

Southern France – History and Literature in Bordeaux Register Now to Study Abroad in Southern France in Summer 2013! Earn 6 credits in History and/or French! Register at the Study Abroad Office 417 Williston Hall Northern Illinois University Registration is … Continue reading

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Seminar on Paleography and Archival Studies

Seminar on Paleography and Archival Studies For the third consecutive year, the Medici Archive Project will be offering a two-week intensive seminar on archival research especially intended for advanced graduate students in Renaissance and early modern studies. This seminar will … Continue reading

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Poop Patrol in Paris

Having recently returned from a research trip to Paris, I couldn’t resist sharing this post on the poop patrol in Paris! OK, so poop patrol is my own term, but the patrolling does really exist. NPR‘s Eleanor Beardsley reports on … Continue reading

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