France

Art, War, and Human Rights

2019 registration opens Wednesday, April 4, 10:00am, at DM 233

Registration remains open until programs are full — Mondays – Fridays from 9:00AM to 4:30PM

VERY IMPORTANT :  PLEASE check the Honors Study Abroad Programs policies at the bottom of the page!

 

Program Description: From great conflict comes great change. This interdisciplinary course examines France’s dramatic political, intellectual, and cultural conflicts. Students will experience French history firsthand, from the Roman conquest of Gaul to the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy, by way of the intellectual battles of the Enlightenment and the artistic revolution of the 19th century. Based in Paris, the class will navigate Francois I’s Renaissance in the Loire castles, Marie Antoinette’s final trek through Paris to the guillotine, and Hemingway’s walk through the streets of the Latin Quarter. Engage in debates about absolutism, nationalism, revolution and human rights in the country that saw the most radical, idealistic, and brutal revolution in Europe. Encounter the personalities that have shaped world history–Voltaire, Rousseau, Maximilien Robespierre, Olympe de Gouges, Napoleon Bonaparte, Dwight D. Eisenhower–as well as the figures that revolutionized art history: David, Gericault, Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso. Discover the Louvre, Orsay, Invalides, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, and other museums and monuments of Paris. The class also visits the castles of the Loire, the beaches of Normandy, the French Alps, and Lyon.

Make an educated decision! Check the March 28 Study Abroad Honors Hour on the France, Italy, and Spain programs, HERE!

Trip gallery: https://johnwbailly.com/france/

Destinations: Paris, Versailles, Normandy, Lyon, and the Alps

Dates: June 30 – July 31, 2019

Approximate Cost: The cost of the 2019 France program is $2,700 which includes housing for the duration of the trip, local transportation, admission to required museums and monuments (approximately 20), some meals, and mandatory insurance. Program costs DO NOT include: $350 Honors College fee and $175 Study Abroad non-refundable fees, FIU instructional fee (6 credits, $205.57 per credit), airfare, meals, or personal expenses (including out-of-class transportation).

Program Requirements: Students participating in the FIU Honors College France Program must register for the 3 credit hour pre-trip seminar in the Spring 2019 term at the Modesto A. Maidique campus, and the 3 credit hour “in-country” course in the Summer B 2019 term in France. While in France, students are lectured in the field by Professor John Bailly, and complete the Over Under Paris project. Students also participate in the Normandy American Cemetary project, in conjunction with the American Battle Monuments Commission.

Housing: Students will be housed at the Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris. While in Lyon and Bayeux, students will stay in a hotel, with breakfast included.

Courses/Credits:

France: Art, War, and Human Rights
Spring On campus – Fridays 3:30PM-6:15PM: IDH 4007—France: Art, War, & Human Rights (3 credits)
Summer B Abroad: IDH 4008—France: Art, War, & Human Rights (3 credits)

The program fulfills one year of Honors credit requirements (6.)

Program Director: John Bailly – baillyj@fiu.edu

About the Program Director: Professor John Bailly was born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, England of a French father and American mother, and lives in France during the summer. He received his MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University in 1993, and is a Fellow of the Honors College. Based in Miami, his work has been exhibited at several institutions in the US. He founded and directs the Honors College Aesthetics & Values Art Exhibition class.

How do we secure our spot and keep it? It works on a first-come, first-served basis!

Follow these instructions:

  1. Bring your current unofficial transcript printed out and a $350.00 money order or cashier’s check (ONLY) made out to FIU to DM 233. These are the Honors College administrative fees. This payment will secure you a spot in your program of choice. It is non-refundable, and constitutes a serious commitment to the program
  2. You will get a receipt, instructions on how to apply online, and the Class Registration Form. You will also have to sign a contract
  3. Apply online
  4. The Office of Study Abroad (OSA) charges a non-refundable $175 administrative fee. It will be added to your second payment (Dec 1, 2018), and in Costa Rica’s case, to your third payment (Oct 1, 2018)
  5. In order to keep your good standing with the program, comply with the Honors Study Abroad Policies and deadlines at the bottom of this page

Below is the schedule of payments to be followed after you secured your spot with your initial $350 fee:

SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS:

 
1st Payment*
2nd Payment*
3rd Payment (**)
 
*Non-refundable*Non-refundable**Non-ref. if canceled after Feb 14, 2019
Program
Deadline
Amount
Deadline
Amount
Deadline
Amount
Total
Costa Rica
Tue, May 1, 2018
$600
Wed, Aug 1, 2018
$400
Sun, Oct. 1, 2018*
$300
$1,300
Cambodia-Vietnam
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
$700
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
$500
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
$500
$1,700
France
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
$1,000
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
$1,000
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
$700
$2,700
Italy
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
$1,000
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
$1,000
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
$700
$2,700
Japan
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
$1000
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
$800
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
$700
$2,500
Spain
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
$900
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
$700
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
$600
$2,200
United Kingdom
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
$1,200
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
$1,200
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
$1,000
$3,400
South Africa
Sun, Oct 1, 2018
TBA
Sat, Dec 1, 2018
TBA
Thu, Feb 1, 2019**
TBA
TBA

*Non-refundable
**Non-refundable after February 14, 2019

After you’ve secured your spot at DM 233, make your three payments at Student Financials (SASC Building 1st Floor,) same way you pay for your regular classes. In order to make sure the payment goes towards the program, we strongly recommend you pay in person. The charges will be posted 15 days prior to the deadline or earlier.

NOTE: LATE FEES APPLY.

Registration will remain open from Monday through Friday (8:30am-4:30pm) until the programs are full.

For information about Study Abroad Scholarships, please contact the Office of Study Abroad (SASC 230) at 305.348.1913 or at edabroad@fiu.edu.

For other questions, please contact Luli Szeinblum at 305.348.4100 or luli.szeinblum@fiu.edu.

HONORS COLLEGE STUDY ABROAD POLICIES:

Note: IDH 4007 is the pre-trip class on campus, and IDH 4008 is the actual class abroad.

Payments:

  • Students that do not comply with the payment due dates stated on my.fiu.edu, Financials section, will be charged by the university a late fee of $100.00.
  • Students that fail to complete payments within 2 weeks after the deadline will not be allowed to
    participate in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded.

Documentation:

  • ALL Office of Study Abroad (OSA) required documentation must be uploaded to abroad.fiu.edu by December 1, 2018, 11:59pm, for summer 2019 programs and August 1, 2018, 11:59pm, for winter break session 2018 programs (Honors Costa Rica). Students who do not comply with the deadline will not be allowed to participate in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded.
  • The documentation required by OSA is at abroad.fiu.edu. It includes: Medical Form, Course Registration Form, copy of valid passport, and four questionnaires: 1) personal information form, 2) emergency contact form, 3) special needs form, and 4) financial information form.
  • The Medical Form is valid for only one year as of the date it is signed by a physician licensed in the United States and cannot expire before the end of the trip.
  • Passport must remain valid for at least 6 months after the last day of the trip.
  • Students that do not have a valid passport by the deadline mentioned above must instead submit proof that the passport application/renewal process has been initiated, and must replace it with a copy of their actual passport no later than the end of IDH 4007. If they fail to comply by the deadline, they will not be allowed to participate in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded.
ONLY FOR STUDENTS THAT SECURE THEIR SPOT AFTER DECEMBER 7, 2018 (AND JULY 26, 2018 FOR COSTA RICA):

The deadline to upload the required documentation will be extended until March 18, 2019, 11:59pm, and October 29, 2018, 11:59pm respectively (final DROP date). Students that fail to comply by the deadline will not be allowed to participate in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded.

  • Students must clear any existing holds by April 26, 2019 (and November 30, 2018, for Costa Rica.) Students that fail to comply by the deadline will not be allowed to participate in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded.

Physicality:

  • Study Abroad programs can be physically demanding. Students must be physically able to participate in the programs.

Academics:

  • Students have to be in good Honors academic standing (see http://honors.fiu.edu/students/policies/) in order to secure a spot in an Honors study abroad program. Refunds will NOT be awarded.
  • A minimum grade of C in IDH 4007 is required to be enrolled in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded if the student cannot be enrolled.

Behavior:

  • Students who have been sanctioned under the FIU Student Code of Conduct (https://studentaffairs.fiu.edu/get-support/student-conduct-and-conflict-resolution/student-code-of-conduct%20/_assets/Student-Code-of-Conduct.pdf), which results in loss of privileges and/or other sanctions that result in the student not being considered to be in good standing with the University (e.g., conduct probation,) are not eligible to participate in IDH 4008. Refunds will NOT be awarded.
  • Students studying abroad are expected to represent the Honors College and FIU honorably and maturely. The faculty director and/or staff are authorized to end the trip early for students whose behavior becomes disruptive (and/or whose behavior violates the Student Code of Conduct), and the student risks dismissal from the Honors College in accordance with the posted dismissal policy for misconduct.
  • By signing up to participate in a study abroad program, students are assuming all the above-mentioned responsibilities and are committing to comply with them without further notices.