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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Camden Spring
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Program Description:
HARUKI MURAKAMI: MAGICAL JAPAN

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Faculty Leader: Lauren Grodstein, Department of English
Travel Dates: Spring Break 2020
Class Meeting Times: TBD
Course Number: TBD
Program Cost: Approximately $3,950*

Japan is a country where the magical and the pedestrian seem to exist side by side, and no modern writer is better at capturing the country's vivid personality better than Haruki Murakami. During this ten day trip, we will use Murakami's work as a guide to his native country, visiting the university districts of Tokyo, the rural shrines of Takamatsu, and the palaces of Kyoto, where the writer was born. We'll also visit the chic port city of Kobe, whose destruction in the great earthquake of 1995 inspired Murakami's story collection "After the Quake." Students should prepare to eat delicious food, listen to great live jazz, see mesmerizing landmarks, and stroll through some of the most exhilarating cities in the world.

Program Cost Includes:
Airfare
Housing
International health insurance
Some meals and excursions

Program Cost Does Not Include:
Passport, visa, or airport entrance or exit fees (if applicable)Vaccinations
Remaining meals

*Please complete all components of the application, including passport number and expiration date.
*Upon completion of this application, the Office of International Students & Global Programs will register you in the course.
*Program cost is in addition to tuition, is approximate, and is subject to change.
*To withdraw, contact the Office of International Students & Global Programs at learning.abroad@camden.rutgers.edu. Remember: once you sign the Camden Financial Responsibility Statement, you may be responsible for paying the entire cost of the program.