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  • Locations: Belfast, Ireland; Cork, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Galway, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Short-term Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Short-term Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Housing Options: Hostel, Hotel Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.0
Term: Short-term Summer City: Belfast, Dublin
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom USD Scholarships: Arts and Sciences International Opportunity Fund, Farber Fund
Language Prerequisite: None Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Tamara Pease
Program Description:
USD-FLP
Radicalism and Revolution - Irish Political History and the IRA (POLS 491/591 & HIST/CJUS 492/592, 3 credits)

Led by:
Shane Nordyke
Taking an historical perspective, this course addresses contemporary challenges within the broader historical and comparative context of terrorism as a phenomenon. This course of study will examine the theoretical and practical elements of terrorism and counterterrorism as a political, criminal justice, and governance problem by comparing policy responses to terrorism in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland. Students will gain a broad theoretical framework to consider these issues as well as an applied international experience from which they can draw comparisons.

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I. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
 
Radicalism and Revolution - Irish Political History and the IRA combines an historical perspective with contemporary analysis of the political history of Ireland with a particular focus on the Irish War of Independence in the early 20th century, the “Troubles” of Northern Ireland in the 1970’s and 80’s, and the current iterations of the IRA and Real IRA.  This course of study will examine the theoretical and practical elements of radicalism, terrorism, and revolutions in general but with a particular focus in the Irish case. This course will provide a broad theoretical framework to consider these issues as well as an applied international experience from which students can draw gain greater insight. For more information, email Shane Nordyke at Shane.Nordyke@usd.edu.

Course pre-requisites:
None. The program is aimed at Political Science and Criminal Justice majors. It may also be of interest to International Studies and History majors. In order to be eligible for Farber Funds, additional criteria must be met.

Click below for a complete course syllabus and description (subject to change):
USD FLP Radicalism and Revolution_Syllabus.pdf


II. PROGRAM DATES AND ITINERARY
Details are being updated and information below represents information from previous trips.   This is provided merely as an example of the upcoming trip.

Travel Dates: May 10-25, 2022

Application Deadline: January, 2022 (subject to change)

Click below for a prior course syllabus and description (subject to change):

USD FLP Radicalism and Revolution_Itinerary.pdf

 
III. FINANCES

USD Program Fee (est.): $TBA + self-support tuition, includes:
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily & 3 dinners
  • On-site transport, including bike rental and driver tips
  • Entrance fees to site visits and cultural excursions
  • Comprehensive international insurance
Click below to access our interactive budget estimator, which includes expenses NOT included above:

USD FLP Radicalism and Revolution_Budget.xlsx

Financial Aid:
If you would like to inquire about using federal financial aid to help toward the expense of this program, contact USD’s Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. The FAO is reached by calling 605-677-5446 or going to www.usd.edu/finaid.

Be advised: to be eligible for federal financial aid students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits during the summer term and 12 credits during the fall or spring terms.


Payment Schedule:
Non-refundable deposit   DUE: TBA
Installment payment   DUE: TBA
Final payment   DUE: TBA    
Please note: The tuition for the program will be billed to the student accounts separately upon registration into the course. Tuition payments will be due the first day of summer classes.
*Students who receive a Farber Fund award will see an adjustment credit to their final bill to represent the Farber Fund amount.

Withdrawal Schedule and Cancellation Fees:
On or before $0.00
On or after  
On or after  
On or after Full program fee

IV. IMPORTANT LOGISTICAL INFORMATION
 
1. PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY AND ACCOMMODATION: Please be advised this program may require an extensive amount of walking on cobblestone and uneven pavement, riding trains and buses, and walking up and down stairs, among other strenous physical activity. Participants must contact USD Global Learning and/or USD Disability Services at least 30 days prior to departure to discuss ADA accommodations.

2. IMMUNIZATIONS and VACCINATIONS: The situation with COVID is fluid and subject to change.  While USD does not required COVID vaccination, several countries and program providers now require COVID vaccination for travelers.  If full COVID vaccination is required by a country or program provider, you must meet those vaccination requirements or you will not be allowed to participate. The CDC highly recommends all US citizens who travel international be vaccinated for Hepatitis B. For further information on traveler's health, visit the CDC website.

 
Taking an historical perspective, this course addresses contemporary challenges within the broader historical and comparative context of terrorism as a phenomenon. This course of study will examine the theoretical and practical elements of terrorism and counterterrorism as a political, criminal justice, and governance problem by comparing policy responses to terrorism in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland. Students will gain a broad theoretical framework to consider these issues as well as an applied international experience from which they can draw comparisons.



This program is currently not accepting applications.