East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Study Abroad Turkey Program – Summer 2014
July 14 – August 11, 2014, @ Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey.
Visits include Istanbul, Ankara & Bursa (or Cappadocia)
Program Cost: $2200 plus tuition
Please contact Michael Laffey, Manager, International Study Programs
Class and Workshop
CMST 348 Media Criticism (3 credits): This course develops a variety of methods for analyzing both the functions and the products of mass media. After examining the cultural contexts in which the media operate, the course will establish important critical methods and offer opportunities to apply these methods in critical practice. This course particularly will address and investigate the media and politics relationship especially around the case of the political activism of summer 2013 in Turkey. Prerequisite for the course can be waived if needed. Class is capped for 12 students.
Turkish faculty participation in potential workshops and lectures on media: history, legal and political issues, broadcasting: development of the industry, social and cultural issues, etc.
Anadolu University will be holding summer sessions at the time. So many students will be on campus including other international guests. There will be other students studying different subjects from the USA visiting AU as well.
Planned dates July 14 – August 11, 2014
July 14: Flight to Istanbul
July 15: Trip to Eskisehir (Anadolu University) – Bus or Train
July 16-18: Orientation and Introductions (Eskisehir attractions) July 19-20: First Weekend (Aizanoi and Midas City) – Bus Aizanoi
July 21-25: Classes Start
July 26-27: Second Weekend (Gordion and Ankara) -Bus or Train
July 28-Aug.1: Classes Continue
Aug.2-3: Third Weekend (Bursa or Cappadocia) – Bus Aug. 4-7: Classes End August 8-10 Istanbul Visit – Bus or Train I
August 11: Flight to JFK
Potential visits in Eskisehir:
Radyo A (University Radio)
TRT Okul (National education channel – includes participating a TV program) Cultural and Historic sites Meeting with social, cultural and political leaders
Lodging Options in Eskisehir
a. Aparts (Apartments for two people) -this is the most likely option.
b. Staying with families
c. Staying with students
Budget (included in the program cost of $2200) Note: Tuition is not included * Airfare * Istanbul Hostel * Istanbul Food * Istanbul Extra (includes transportation, attractions etc.) * Eskisehir Lodging * Eskisehir Food * Eskisehir Extra (includes transportation, attractions etc.)