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American Studies Field Trip 2010 Briefing Session
Date: 8 April 2010 

American Studies

American Studies Field Trip 2010 Briefing Session

American Studies Field Trip 2010 - Information

The American Studies Programme is holding a Briefing Session in conjunction with its planned Field Trip to Philadelphia, New York and Boston this summer.

Colonial and Modern American Cities: Philadelphia, New York and Boston American Studies Field Trip 2010 Briefing Session

Date: 8 April 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: KKLG110, K.K. Leung Building

This study field trip, scheduled from July 24 to August 9, will visit three of the most historic and culturally vibrant cities in the United States. Students will stay at two university campuses in Philadelphia and outside Boston and a tourist hostel in New York. The study tour will be led by Drs. Kendall Johnson and Wing-kai To, former and current Fulbright Professors in the American Studies Programme, and supplemented by insights from short lectures by other local professors.

Students will visit more than two dozen famous local sites and attractions to learn about the historical, literary, political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the United States. There will also be opportunities to interact with local American students. The trip is co-organized by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures and the Hong Kong-America Center.

The study field trip is strongly recommended for all American Studies majors and minors and those who have taken at least one class in American Studies, but it is open to all students of the University of Hong Kong with an academic interest in the U.S. (Please note that the eligibility of mainland and international third-year students is subject to their visa expiration requirements.)

Please join the Briefing Session on April 8 to find out more.

For enquiries, please contact Dr. To Wing-kai ( or Ms. Zena Cheung (

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