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Diane Ferris
Director, International Education

Seibert Humanities Building
Room 100
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711


International Education

International Education

Spring Semester 2015: London Study Centre

Experience London and all of its beauty and history. See London’s green spaces in a very different way. Live and study in Historic Bloomsbury within three blocks of Russell Square, the closest "green space" to the London Study Centre. Enjoy travel opportunities in the United Kingdom and on the Continent.

Faculty Leader: Professor Alexis Ramsey-Tobienne
Comprehensive Cost (does not include airfare): TBA


The British Seminar is required and satisfies the Global Perspective. Classes meet once weekly, leaving time for you to explore London on your own and creating great opportunities for travel throughout the UK and to the Continent.

Led by Professor Ramsey:

  • The British SeminarGlobal Perspective
  • London’s Green Initiatives – From Hampstead Heath and Epping Forest to the City Gardens across the “Square Mile,” London is one of the greenest major cities in the world.  Indeed, London has over 35,000 acres of public space and almost 11,000 acres of green space in and around the city…Our course adopts an environmental rhetorical perspective to explore how these green spaces and places and the heritage sites located within offer specific narratives about what we value in the natural world… Environmental Perspective

Led by London faculty:

  • Introduction to Contemporary British PoliticsBehavioral Sciences Area Requirement
  • London in LiteratureHumanities Area Requirement, Comparative Literature Course
  • Theatre in LondonArts Area Requirement
  • British Art HistoryArts Area Requirement

Application Deadline: October 15, 2014

Carbon Offset Fund

The Carbon Offset Fund is a simple and effective way to reduce your overall carbon emissions from school sponsored travelLearn more.