New! Experience Edgar Allen Poe
1 session, 7.5 hours
Join us on an exploration of Edgar Allen Poe’s Baltimore. Our day will begin with a tour of his former residence. Next, we will head over to Westminster Hall for a guided tour of the church, graveyard, and catacombs. We’ll hear about the mysterious “Poe Toaster”, someone in disguise who leaves cognac and roses for the author on his birthday. Finally, we will enjoy a guided tour of the historic Lexington Market and enjoy a lunch of your choosing. The cost of lunch is not included in the fee. No refunds after close of business on 10/12. We will provide transportation using the FCC shuttle bus.
Instructor: Christine Rai is an assistant professor of English at FCC with a passion for food studies and experiential learning. An FCC alum, Professor Rai earned a Bachelor’s from Towson University and her Master’s from Loyola College. As an educator she is known for incorporating active learning including field trips, service learning, and cultural cooking demonstrations. Inspired by her love of travel, she designed a global scholar course and led an FCC group abroad to France in May 2016. She writes about teaching, traveling, and food at www.christinerai.com.
ILR578 Experience Edgar Allen Poe
5-Digit Number: 16390
Fri, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 10/19
Location: Meet in the Lobby of the Conference Center (E Building)