Exchange Programs (Semester- and Year-Long)
English majors and minors fluent in a language taught at Washington College, such as French, German, Spanish, Italian, or Japanese, may be applicable for certain non-English-language exchange programs that may offer courses on English-language literature.
For students not fluent in another language, the Washington College exchange programs listed below have been known to offer English-language courses suited to English majors and minors (course availability may vary from semester to semester). Please check with Washington College's Office of International Programs for availability.
- Rhodes University (exchange program) (South Africa)
- Bond University (Australia)
- University of Hull and University of Hull at Scarborough (England)
- Royal Holloway, University of London (England)
- University of Oulu (Finland)
- University College, Cork (Ireland)
- Leiden University (semester program) (The Netherlands)
- University of St. Andrews (Scotland)
Courses offered internationally through Washington College joint-agreements:
- 320. Literature of London. London through the literature of Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, George Orwell, and contemporary writers; developments in literary movements (Romanticism, Realism, Modernism) Offered in both fall and spring semesters. 3 credits.
- 321. Studies in the Drama. Special topics in author or authors, a type or types of drama, a period or theme. Emphasis is on the development, function, and continuing development of the theater in London. Variable content: may be repeated for credit. Offered in both fall and spring semesters. 3 credits.
- 322. English in Africa: West African Literature. This course offers, through the study of selected texts, an introduction to the modern literatures in English of sub-Saharan Africa, the theorization of colonial and postcolonial discourse, the politics of language, the question of African identity, and the relationship between art and social praxis.
- 323. English in Africa: East and Southern African Literature (See course description above.)