HONR 341 – Churchill Seminar: Honors Colloquium
Program dates: March 5-16
Program fee: TBD
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill remains an iconic figure of the 20th century. Solider, journalist, politician, Prime Minister, author, artist, historian, and war-time hero, Churchill was truly a unique figure among his 20th century contemporaries. This semester-long colloquium course examines Churchill’s pivotal role in world and British history and incorporates a 10-day Spring Break journey to London. Through the prism of the life of Winston Churchill, students will engage in a political history ride through the 20th century with highlights including WWI, WWII, the end of the British Empire, Churchill’s role in extending the unique relationship that exists between the U.S. and Great Britain, and finally the dawn of the Cold War and the rise of Soviet Communism in East Europe.