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College of Arts and Humanities

Study Abroad in London

Students in the Study abroad London Program in 2018-19

Literature, Archives, Art

3-Week Winter Session - Dec. 27, 2022 – Jan. 17, 2023

Course credit earned will be applied to your Spring 2023 semester at California State University, Fresno. This means that you do not pay additional tuition for this course if you are enrolled as a full-time student in Spring 2023.

The 2022 London Program is offering a three-week session before the beginning of spring semester. Join us for an authentic British experience and earn 3 units of course credit, with two courses offered satisfying Area IC or Upper Division Art Elective.

Spend three weeks in the heart of London with Profs Nick Potter and Ashley Foster. Tour London’s museums and galleries and see the best of British theatre as part of your experience. Visit the National Gallery, the Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Experience New Year’s Eve in London! Visit the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, and other historical sites.

Day trips to such places as Bath/Stonehenge, Oxford and St. Albans.

Earn 3 units of course credit choosing from one of the two courses below

AH105 Arts & Humanities (IC GE)

Study Abroad Experience: Bloomsbury Group, Art and Literature

The Bloomsbury Group were artistic and literary avant-garde pioneers of the first of the 20th Century. They collaborated with a global network of other artists and writers in innovative ways that transformed the artistic and literary worlds. This course will explore how the experimental modernism of these artists and writers were informed by their place -- Bloomsbury, London -- and their time -- 1905 to 1950. We will read selected works from Mulk Raj Anand, Virginia Woolf, Hope Mirrlees, T.S. Eliot, Jane Ellen Harrison, Sarojini Naidu, Roger Fry, EM Forrester, and CLR James. We will see the art of Vanessa Bell, Roger Fry, and Pablo Picasso. We will also visit many archives and landmarks related to the Bloomsbury Group.


AH100TZ (upper division Art elective)

Study Abroad Experience: London Art and Empire

The 2022-23 London Program is offering a three-week session before the beginning of spring semester. Join us for an authentic British experience and earn 3 units of course credit.

The London program is an intensive study of art history and culture with an emphasis on Art and Empire. While in London the class visits the National Gallery, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the British Museum along with contemporary art galleries, theatre and other cultural highlights. All this while considering how British art and culture developed on the back of the British empire.

*Estimated Cost: $3,300
*Partial funding for those who qualify

Mandatory Orientation/Class Meetings

  • 3 - 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 at Music 160
  • 3 - 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 at Music 160

Enrollment is limited. Must be enrolled in the Spring 2023 semester and in good standing. Permission numbers will be distributed to students on the program. Participating students cannot be on accademic probation and must have a 2.5 or better GPA.

For more information contact:

Brenna Barks
College of Arts and Humanities
MB 186

Ashley Foster

Nick Potter


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