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PIIRS Global Seminar Japan 2018
Kyoto, Japan (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Type:||Study Abroad (summer)||Degree Level:||1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students|
Kyoto, Japan: June 15 - July 27
Japan and Black America: A Long Road of Discovery
The Holly and Henry Wendt, Class of 1955, Global Seminar
The seminar will include classes in Japanese. Excursions will include visits to the Kyoto International Manga Museum, record shops Discland Jaro and Technique and the Blue Note Tokyo Jazz Club.
Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers professor of African American studies at Princeton University, where she is also affiliated with the Programs in Law and Public Affairs and Gender and Sexuality Studies. She is the author of: More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States (NYU, 2011) and Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop (Duke, 2004) as well as numerous articles in the fields of law, cultural studies and African American studies. She has a forthcoming book on the history of the Black National anthem from Oxford University Press and another on gender, neoliberalism and the digital age from Duke University Press.
146 Louis A. Simpson International Building
The course fulfills the Social Analysis (SA) requirement and the departmental requirements for African American Studies (AAS) and East Asian Studies (EAS).
Costs and Financial Aid
PIIRS Global Seminars cost between $6,000-$8,000. PIIRS provides generous funding to students admitted to the Global Seminars who receive term financial aid. Possibilities for additional financial support may be available through the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE). Princeton Subsidized Student Loans, available from the Office of Financial Aid, are also highly recommended over charging costs to a credit card. Please consult Financing Options for Students and Parents 2017-18, specifically pages 1–2 and Table 3, and contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information
To ensure a place in the seminar, a $500 nonrefundable deposit will be charged to participants’ accounts on April 1; the balance of the course fee will be charged to accounts on May 15.
NB: Students who accept a place in a Global Seminar and then, before the seminar begins, withdraw or cannot participate because they are no longer enrolled at Princeton will lose the nonrefundable deposit and any unrecoverable costs. There are no refunds after the start of the program.
PIIRS Global Seminars are made possible in part by the generous contributions of alumni and friends and ongoing efforts of the Office of Development.
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