Topic: Arts

  • Spring 2018 faculty member wins Hiddingh-Currie award

    Faculty member Megan Lewis is much more than a professor- she’s a thespian, a historian, an advocate for human rights, and now, the winner of the Hiddingh-Currie literary award. As […]

  • Shipboard Community and Creativity in “Another Day at Sea”

    For Fall 2017 Voyager Mollie Rubin, a semester sailing around the world with a group of highly talented shipmates served not only as an opportunity for academic and cultural exploration, […]

  • Discovering theatre in Vietnam

    Theatre and performance can be seen everywhere in our daily lives. According to Introduction to Theatre professor Dr. Megan Lewis, you can learn a lot about a culture from how they act […]

  • Origami and Temples in Kyoto

    For Fall 2017 voyagers, traditions were brought to life during the “Origami and Temples in Kyoto” field program. They got in touch with their spiritual side visiting multiple temples, including […]

  • Photography Field Class Captures Shanghai

    As past Semester at Sea Voyagers and other visitors to Shanghai know, the city is home to one of the most visually stunning skylines in the entire world—especially when viewed […]

  • Alumni Highlight: Postcards from Forever Ago

    “I was sitting in the library one day and I just decided ‘I need to get out of here’,” William DeSena (Spring 2014) said. Desena was attending the University of […]

  • Langa Township visit holds many lessons for Fall 2017 voyagers

    Fall 2017 Voyagers travelled to Langa Township, a predominantly black community in Cape Town, South Africa. There, they soaked in the mirth and soul of the community through the power […]

  • A South African show starring Fall 2017 Voyagers

    Michael Williams, the second Interport Lecturer of the Fall 2017 Voyage, came onboard with something special planned: a performance, for students and by students, that reflected life in South Africa. […]

  • History, Art, and Culture Combine in Barcelona Field Class

    The ability to combine in-port experiences, hands-on learning, leading international experts, and current real-world events has always been a hallmark of Semester at Sea. And for the Fall 2017 Voyage’s […]

  • 92-year-old alumna recalls voyage as foreign service spouse

    Margaret pulled out her old Semester at Sea photo album with a glimmer in her eye, anxious to recollect the ship that had forever changed her, and then she paused. […]

  • Storytelling contest winner Cameron Hahn

    “What is a Traveler?” Storytelling Contest Winner

    Students, Staculty, and Lifelong Learners onboard the Spring 2017 Voyage competed in a storytelling contest, all trying to answer the question, “What is a traveler?” On April 7, voyagers had the […]

  • Student Snapchat Takeover: Vietnam

    The MV World Odyssey is home to not just brilliant scholars, but amazingly creative students as well. Look no further than the Spring 2017 Semester at Sea hashtag (#sassp17) on […]

  • SAS Spring 2016 Voyage Digest March 28-April 3

    And just like that we’re in transit to our last port, Casablanca! After five days in Ghana, members of the shipboard community experienced life-changing service and volunteer work. From spending time at the […]

  • Eco-friendly Glass Blowing in Mauritius

    While in Mauritius, Spring 2015 voyagers visited the Mauritius Glass Gallery, where they learned about environmentally sustainable glass blowing techniques and got to try their hand at creating blown glass […]

  • A Climb Up Sigiriya In Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka, located off of the south east coast of India, has a lush history that dates back over 3,000 years. Similar to many of the Asian countries visited during […]


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