Montreal: From French Colony to North American Cultural Phenomenon
With Professor François Furstenberg, A&S '03
June 24 - 28, 2016
From $1,695 plus air
Spend a long weekend in Montreal and experience this cultural mecca and learn about its French heritage. The second largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris, Montreal is a cosmopolitan urban center with a mosaic of culturally diverse neighbo rhoods. With JHU history professor (and former Montrealer) François Furstenberg as your enrichment lecturer, you will stay in Old Montreal, take an art and architecture tour, visit museums that cover the ancient to the modern, tour parks and botanical gardens, cruise on the St. Lawrence, and discover the amazing food scene. Meet local alumni at a welcome reception, learn about the French influences in North America, and hear from a local expert about the impact of the St. Lawrence River archipelago on the city’s history. Experience its culinary delights with a cooking class and neighborhood food walking tour. June is a beautiful time to be in Montreal. If you’ve wanted to explore this city or wish to return for another memorable experience, be sure to join us.