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2016-17: India & London

ACM faculty site visits in 2016-17 have taken groups of faculty to India and the U.K. to learn about three ACM off-campus study programs.

Spring 2017 faculty site visit to London, U.K.

Fall 2016 faculty site visit to Pune, India


Spring 2017: London

Visit to Hampton Court Palace

Faculty and students visiting Hampton Court Palace. Faculty (back row, l-r): Scott Legge (Macalester), Kristin Larson (Monmouth), Cyn Fitch (Knox), Amy Weldon (Luther), Rebecca S. Graff (Lake Forest), and Corinne Scheiner (Colorado).

Program visited: London & Florence: Arts in Context (spring semester and winter quarter/trimester)


Read blog posts from the London faculty site visit!

Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived by Amy Weldon, Luther College

Two of My Favorite Things as a Historical Archaeologist by Rebecca S. Graff, Lake Forest College

Living in the City and Gaining Independence by Kristin Larson, Monmouth College

We Laughed, We Gasped, We Gawked by Cyn Fitch, Knox College

Lunch at Ottolenghi by Corinne Scheiner, Colorado College


Highlights of the visit:

  • Class field visits to Hampton Court Palace, Hunterian Museum, Freud Museum, and to see Romeo & Juliet at the Globe Theatre
  • Meetings with students, Visiting Faculty Director Nancy Barry (Luther College), Instructor Andrew Kennedy, and students
  • Giving presentations and workshops to the students in conjunction with their courses
  • Tour of the student housing and time for neighborhood exploration.
  • Discussion of site-based learning and the professional and pedagogical impact for faculty of leading study abroad programs

Faculty participants:

  • Cyn Fitch, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Knox College
  • Rebecca S. Graff, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Lake Forest College
  • Kristin Larson, Professor of Psychology, Monmouth College
  • Scott Legge, Associate Professor of Anthropology (Biological), Macalester College
  • Corinne Scheiner, Maytag Professor in Comparative Literature and Judson M. Bemis Professor in the Humanities, Colorado College
  • Amy Weldon, Associate Professor of English, Luther College

Fall 2016: India

October 17-20, 2016

Programs visited: India: Culture, Traditions, & Globalization (fall semester) and India: Development Studies & Hindi Language (spring semester and winter quarter/trimester)