London Hamilton

The London Hamilton Program


This is our newest summer program from July 1- July 30th, where you will take HIST 204 and discover the meaning of the American past, as seen through the lens of the smash hit musical Hamilton.

Program Dates

July 1st, 2020 - July 30th, 2020

The dates listed above are departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.

Costs

Tuition: $1,745 per unit

Room & Board: $3,990

Course Requirements

4 units required.

Course Offerings

HIST 204 History of the American Peoples (4)

GE: American Experience

As a general education course, History 204 aims to satisfy fundamental goals of a liberal arts education, which includes knowledge about the American heritage and development of skills such as critical and historical thinking in order to interpret the meaning of the American past, as seen through the lens of the smash hit musical Hamilton. This course will consider how the Founding Fathers are perceived today, as well as the legacies of slavery, founding mythology, and celebrity impact America today. 

Faculty-in-Residence 

Dr. James Hicks 

doctorjhicks@gmail.com

Dr James Hicks is a historian based in London but raised in central Virginia. After graduating from James Madison University and Goldsmiths College Dr Hicks continued his studies at the University of Hertfordshire where he gained his PhD. His areas of interest and lecturing experience include British, European and American cultural history. He works extensively with leading London museums such as the Tate galleries and the National Portrait Gallery, as well as at several American universities' Semester in London programs, including Pepperdine, James Madison University and Syracuse.