Summer Study Abroad Class:

ENG 206 Topics in Literature: Irish Studies

“The Three Arts": prose, poetry, and drama in Ireland”

Ireland Castle Ruins


Summer 2018 Class Open to SUNY Ulster Students, Non-Students and Community

WHAT: Experience a hundred years of Irish literature as it spans "The Three Arts": prose, poetry, and drama.

Learn how Joyce and Yeats embody the transition to the 20th c and the modern era of Samuel Beckett who bridges the gap to the contemporary era of Roddy Doyle whose novels transform Irish literary traditions into relevant, current 21st century works.

SUNY Ulster's Professor of English, Nick Haines, will lead and instruct the course ENG 206 Topics in Literature: Irish Studies study abroad course in Ireland.

The three-credit course is part of SUNY Ulster’s Summer study abroad classes that offer students true experiential learning through on-site lectures. The program is open to community members, veterans, and adult learners.


To learn more email or call Chris Seubert:
845-687-5134 |


Suggested Destinations in Ireland


  • Walking tour of Dubliners streets
  • Joyce Centre
  • National Museum
  • Trinity College Library for Book of Kells


  • Sligo Abbey   
  • Ben Bulben
  • Drumcliffe Church
  • Lissadell House and Gardens


  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Lady Gregory Estate
  • Spanish Arch,
  • New Cathedral, University


  • Quinn Abbey
  • Bunratty Castle


Cost includes:

  • Transportation to and from SUNY Ulster to airport
  • Airfare
  • Shared accommodations (including Irish Breakfast)
  • Some site fees and transportation in Ireland
  • 3 SUNY Ulster credits

Please contact Chris Seubert Program Coordinator of Academic Travel  or 845-687-5134 for cost.


This class is subject to change as per approval of the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs



Ireland students on beach

Trinity College Library Long Room

Trinity COllege Book of Kells

Happeny Bridge

Benbulbenmount, Sligo, Ireland

For more information contact:

Chris Seubert
Program Coordinator of Academic Travel


Nick Haines
Professor and Chair of the English Department





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