2018 Ireland | Kent State University


Human Development and Family Studies Study Abroad Experience
 (HDFS 42092 or HDFS 52092)
Summer I Course in Ireland
May 18-27, 2018

This Summer I course (trip taken during summer intersession)provides an analysis of interpersonal relationships and families in Ireland and the US Societal influences on families such as religion, traditions, history, immigration, and the economy are explored. While traveling to Dublin, Galway and the remote village of Sneem,you will talk to families and family support providers. The compelling role of religion and history on contemporary families will be highlighted during visits to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the murals of Belfast, among others. The Ring of Kerry, Trinity College, the Cliffs of Moher, and other sites will provide the backdrop for experiencing values, traditions, and culture that serve as the foundation for the Irish family.

Open to all Majors—counts towards Experiential Learning Requirements!

Instructor:      Maureen Blankemeyer  mblankem@kent.edu


Informational Meeting Times:        Thursday, September 28, 2017         3:30pm      200 White Hall
                                                       Monday, October 9, 2017                12:30pm     200 White Hall

To apply on-line, please log onto    http://educationabroad.kent.edu/?go=EHHSIreland

There is a $60.00 non-refundabale fee to fill out the application.            

Contact Rose Onders for more information
215 White Hall