A Tradition of Furthering Cross-Cultural Scholarship
The Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program-Clark University (LLP-CU) was founded to honor Dr. h.c. Leir's wish that Clark students and faculty deepen contacts with Luxembourg, the country that gave him safe haven at the outset of World War II. In order to contribute to Mr. Leir's vision regarding the importance of education and international experience, the LLP-CU has developed the following program elements:
- The May Term Program in Luxembourg
- Summer Research in Luxembourg
- Summer Research with the Luxembourg-American Cultural Center in Belgium WI
- Yearlong Ph.D. Research Internship in Luxembourg
- The Henry J. Leir Lecture at Clark University
- Faculty Conferences or Workshops in Luxembourg
- The Henry J. Leir High School Initiatives Series
The LLP-CU offers the following awards:
- The Henry J. Leir Lecturer Award
- The Henry J. Leir Ph.D. Research Scholarship
- The Henry J. Leir Dual M.A. Program Award
- The Henry J. Leir Student Summer Research Scholarship
- The Henry J. Leir B.A. at Clark Award
- The Henry J. Leir Mobility Semester Award
- The Henry J. Leir Grade 11 Prize
Learn about Dr. h. c. Henry J. Leir. Read more
Workshop, June 28 to July 1, 2013: "Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life-An Inspiration for the 21st Century",
Prof. Paul Ropp, Clark's Department of History, with co-convener Prof. Predrag Cicovacki from The College of The Holy Cross.
Workshop, July 5 to July 8, 2013: "The Deregulatory Moment in Campaign Finance?",
Prof. Robert Boatright, Clark's Department of Political Science.
Hear from Angela Woodmansee, Clark's first Fulbright student to Luxembourg. Read her blog.