SOAN 241 – Food, Culture, and Society in Ireland

Four Credits (SS4, EXP, GL)
Four Weeks in Ireland
Professor Sascha Goluboff

This four-week course provides students with an immersive experience into Irish cuisine, culture, and society. The opening sessions focus on representations of food and drink in Irish literature and culture, and then we segue into socioeconomic issues that have impacted food practices in Ireland. These include the Great Famine, emigration, the Slow Food movement, and sustainability initiatives. Classroom sessions are supplemented with field trips within Dublin, a day trip to Causey Farm, and a two-day trip to Cork and Cloughjordan Ecovillage. No prerequisites.

Program fee (Paid to W&L): $5,696
Includes programming, room, a few meals, fees, and in country transportation.

Additional costs: airfare, books, most meals, cell phone, spending money, COVID-19 testing, passport, and visa fees (if applicable)

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Applications open on October 6th, 2022