National Scholars Program

Calendar: Spring 2010

January
6 Classes begin
6 Professional Etiquette Reception and Dining Workshop
5-730 pm
Madren Center Ballroom C
12 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
13 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"The National Park System and Challenges to Sustainability"
18 MLK Holiday - NO CLASSES
20 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"History and Philosophy of U.S. National Park movement"
20 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
Course introduction
26 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"Waterworks: Holland as an Amphibious Society"
27 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"Values of Parks and Current Ecosystem Management Approaches"
27 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"The Norman Conquest and the Bayeux Tapestry"


February
2
MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"Flowers and Capitalism"
3 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"Political Economy of Parks"
 19-21 NSP Weekend
9

MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"Science, Medicine, and Empire"

10 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"Visitor Management, Planning and Challenges"
10 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"Rivalry, War, Envy, Admiration"
17 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"Psychological, Social, and Developmental Benefits of National Parks"
17 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"Shakespeare's Henry V"
Guest lecturer: Dr. Elizabeth Rivlin
23 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"How Holland Shaped the Modern World"


March
2
MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"Dutch ARt in the Golden Age and Beyond"
3 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"GC National Park: Current Issues and Challenges"
3 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"French Revolution and Napoleon"
Guest lecturer: Dr. William Lasser
9 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"New Amsterdam"
10 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"Zion National Park: Current Issues and Challenges"
10 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"Britain and France, London and Paris"
15-19 SPRING BREAK
23 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"How Holland Shaped the Modern World"
24 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"The Importance of Parks in Preserving Biodiversity"
24 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"The Blitz: Britain in the Second World War"
30 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"WWII and the Holocaust in Holland"
31 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
Moonlight hike at Table Rock, discussion of Seamless System of Parks
31 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"D-Day and Normandy"
   
April
7 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"D-Day and Normandy"
13 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"Multiculturalism and the Muslim Minority"
14 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
"Relevance of Cultural Resources and History in National Parks"
14 FRESHMAN SEMINAR: UK & France
"Britain and France Today"
14 Senior Mentor Dinner
5-8 pm
Madren Center
20 MAYMESTER CLASS: The Netherlands
"Dutch Society: The Past in the Present"
21 MAYMESTER CLASS: National Parks
Final presentations
23 Year-End Cook-Out
5-7 pm - Penthouse, Clemson House
26-30 FINAL EXAMS
   
May
7 Commencement
 8-17 Maymester I: The Netherlands
19-27 Maymester II: National Parks (Zion, Grand Canyon)