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Japan

JAPAN SUMMER 2019 LCHS Faculty Led: Study Popular Culture in Japan

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Program Starts: Jul 05, 2019
Program Ends: Aug 10, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Fee: $3,000
Contact Phone: 3125673694
Contact Name: Kerianne
Contact Email: kmahoney2@iit.edu
What is Included: Program fee including 5 weeks of housing, all excursions, JR-Pass for 3 weeks of travel across Japan (including high-speed routes)
What is not Included: This does not include Illinois Tech tuition. This trip is eligible for financial aid.
Program Description

UP TO 6 HOURS HUM CREDIT
Classes led by Illinois Tech faculty include:
*HUM 380: Asian Popular Culture
*HUM 380: Asian Visual and Spatial Rhetoric
*HUM 491: Independent Study

TOKYO, HIROSHIMA, KYOTO
Explore Japan by train with 2 weeks in Tokyo, 1 week in Hiroshima, and 2 weeks in Kyoto. Participate in site-specific class excursions, including:
*Studio Ghibli
*The Edo Tokyo Museum
*Himeji Castle
*Gjon Matsuri
*The Hiroshima Peace Museum
*Nijojo
*Washi (traditional Japanese sweets) making class
*Gears (a theatrical performance)
Optional excursions to Japanese theme parks, historic sites, and museums are also available.

COST
Program fee including 5 weeks of housing, all excursions, JR-Pass for 3 weeks of travel across Japan (including high-speed routes) is
$3,000. This does not include Illinois Tech tuition. This trip is eligible for financial aid.

BUILD YOUR NETWORK
Program is co-convened with a comparable program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Learn, collaborate, and network with peers and faculty from WPI.

ELIGIBILITY
Program is open to all students not on academic probation (including new students). Students earn up to 6 hours of "H" credit which can count towards core requirements for any degree plan.

DEADLINES
*Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
*$500 Depost Due: February 17, 2019
*Final Payment Due: March 17, 2019 (students using financial aid towards their program fee will need a letter from financial aid)

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
https://humansciences.iit.edu/study-abroad
QUESTIONS?
Contact Associate Professor of Digital Humanities and Media Studies Carly Kocurek at ckocurek@iit.edu

Quick Facts

Population: 127368088
Capital: Tokyo
Per-capita GDP: $ 35200
Size: 377915 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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