Human Communication: Cosmopolitan Storytelling

Trip Details

  • Location:  Northern Ireland, UK
  • Cost: $4000 - $4,500
  • Term: May/Summer 2025
  • Sponsor: Division of Communication and Theatre

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Trip Description

This class will incorporate mobile journalism techniques in Northern Ireland, telling the stories of people who lived through and continue to deal with issues from The Troubles, Northern Ireland’s traumatic ethno-nationalist conflict. Through cultural immersion and experiences, students will tell the stories of others using cosmopolitan communication theory and emerging digital storytelling platforms, including web, audio, video and social media. This course is eligible to fulfill the IWU general education intercultural experience requirement.

*Cost of trip does not include tuition; students can take the trip for 0-3 academic credits.

Course Options


Northern Ireland

Explore Northern Ireland from a new perspective when you join other IWU students on this enriching travel class!