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A Fortnight in Oxford

Travel Study Trip Information

Dates: June 4-17, 2017
Course Code: HUAS 91001 Section 01

The 2017 program is fully booked. You can be added to the wait list by contacting Fred Beuttler at 773-795-2916, or buettler@uchicago.edu.

 

Oxford

See the lush college gardens of Oxford at their most inviting for two weeks in early June, as you study in small classes led by Oxford faculty, visit historic landmarks throughout the district, and enjoy a series of lectures on Shakespeare and Elizabethan drama led by David Bevington, Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, who will accompany us on the experience.


2017 Information:

Seminars, taught by Oxford faculty members:

“Virginia Woolf's Modernism
Virgina Woolf's Modernism Syllabus

and

“The Gathering Storm? Politics and Society in Britain and the Shadow of War, 1924-1951”
The Gathering Storm Syllabus
 

Oxford street by Jose Maria CuellarWhat is Included?

  • Tuition for all seminar sessions
  • Thirteen nights in twin-room accommodations with private bathrooms at Rewley House, Oxford
  • All meals during the two-week stay in Oxford with the exception of meals on field trips
  • Visit to Stratford-upon-Avon and the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • A series of evening plenary lectures and discussions led by Professor David Bevington and other invited guests
  • Walking tour of Oxford and its Colleges
  • Porterage and baggage handling at Rewley House

Accommodations

Participants will stay in the Rewley House Residential Centre in Oxford. Accommodations are similar to those of a conference center.

Fees

2017 Rates

$5,150 per person, double occupancy. Single room supplement: $550. Price does not include airfare or ground transportation to and from Oxford.

Application/Cancellations/Refunds

The 2017 program is fully booked. You can be added to the wait list by contacting Fred Beuttler at 773-795-2916, or buettler@uchicago.edu.

A $550 deposit is required upon application. The balance of the fee is due no later than April 21, 2017. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and will be subject to a $250 per person cancellation fee. Cancellations received between April 21, 2017 and May 5, 2017, will result in a forfeiture of 60% of the program cost per person. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after May 5, 2017. In the event of the cancellation of the program by the University of Chicago Alumni Association and Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, or the Oxford University Department of Continuing Education, a full refund will be given.

Oxford  at dusk by Piers NyeVacation Cancellations and Medical Insurance

We strongly suggest that participants purchase travel insurance to protect against nonrefundable costs incurred when travel must be postponed on short notice. Applications for insurance will be sent on receipt of your deposit, or you may provide your own insurance. We cannot make exceptions to our refund policies.

Participants may elect instead to waive this requirement understanding fully that the University of Chicago Alumni Association and Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies are under no obligation to provide a refund after cancellation dates have passed.

Participants should also confirm that their medical insurance covers expenses while in Great Britain or arrange for alternative medical insurance.

Responsibility

The University of Chicago, the University of Chicago Alumni Association, the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, and the Oxford University Department for Continuing Education have no responsibility in whole or in part for any loss, death, damage, or injury to person or property or accident, mechanical defect, failure or negligence of any nature howsoever caused in connection with any accommodation, transportation, or other services. Baggage is at the owner’s risk entirely. The right is retained to decline to accept or retain any person as a trip member should such person’s health, mental condition, physical infirmity, or attitude jeopardize the operation of the trip or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other participants.

For further information, please contact Fred W. Beuttler, the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, 773.702.1730, beuttler@uchicago.edu.