The first session will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. and the second session will be held on Friday, Oct. 1, at 12pm. The sessions will be held in room 207 of Meredith hall, 2805 University Ave.
The seminar, titled “Egypt: Cradle of Civilization,” is a three-week, six-credit course focusing on contemporary Middle Eastern politics, culture and religion.
The program qualifies as a politics, international relations, history, and honors class, and it fulfills Engaged Citizen, International and Multicultural, Critical Thinking and Historical Consciousness AOI credit.
The trip to Egypt is scheduled for May 17-June 7. Travel destinations include Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, the Red Sea, Luxor and Aswan.
Visits include the mighty Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, the Biblioteca Alexandria, the Valley of the Kings, the White Desert and Cairo University among other historical, educational and touristic attractions.
The estimated seminar cost is approximately $2,900, which includes all fees for course credit at Drake, accommodation in three or four star hotels, and all meals and visits during the program.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear lectures from Egyptian university faculty, public officials and political leaders. They will also interact with university students and ordinary Egyptians.
For more information, contact Mahmoud Hamad at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-2845.