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Summer Programs / Study Abroad

We are excited to announce these summer opportunities sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts. Each program provides our students with unmatched educational and career possibilities.

Contemporary Hollywood Film Industry (Summer 2019)

An intensive five-week introduction to the Hollywood film industry viewed through the lens of industry practices. After three weeks of class on the Tulane campus, students will fly to Los Angeles and meet with film industry professionals including writers, directors, producers, agents, and studio heads. Students will then return to New Orleans to integrate theory and practice in a final week of class. Upon completion of the program, students will earn 6 credits.

  • Dates: May 28-June 28; June 15-22 in Hollywood
  • Pre-req: Basic understanding of film history, film analysis and/or basic competencies in digital production
  • Application Deadline: March 08, 2019
  • Tuition: $3,000 per 3 credit class
  • Travel Cost: $2140, subject to reduction based on student enrollment
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Summer Minor Program in U.S. Public Policy

A four-week summer program will give students a foundation for graduate school in public policy or a career in government and politics at the local, state or national level. Students will complete relevant coursework and participate in service learning that together will provide them with tools in the analysis of policy, knowledge in substantive policy areas, and experience in local government. Students completing the minor will fulfill one of Tulane’s service learning graduation requirements.

  • Dates: May 13-June 22
  • Pre-req: No
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Tuition: $3,000 per 3 ($12,000 for the entire 4-course sequence).
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Language Revitalization: the case of Tunica, Louisiana's sleeping language

This two-week service learning summer course addresses the processes of language death, as well as methods and initiatives for language revitalization. Students will learn effective second language teaching methods and elementary Tunica. They will then apply what they have learned, serving as teaching assistants during the tribe's Language Summer Camp. The Tunica tribe will host the course in Marksville for the week of the Summer Camp.

  • Dates: June 03-June 14
  • Pre-req: No
  • Application Deadline: NA; registration is on a first come basis
  • Tuition: $3,000
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Stacy Mandel Palagye and Keith Palagye Program for Middle East Peace

A five-week summer program giving fifteen Tulane students an immersion in the dynamics of the Arab-Israeli conflict through classroom study and field experience in Israel.

  • Program Dates: May 20 - June 21
  • Travel Dates: June 1 - 21 in Israel
  • Pre-req: No, but preference given to students with relevant coursework
  • Application portal open January 7 on Study Abroad website
  • Application Deadline: February 15
  • Program Cost: Most expenses paid for accepted applicants
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