Three weeks of first-hand learning in Greece and the Aegean
The intensive, exciting three-week exploration of ancient and modern Greek culture, history and literature and is led by Prof. David Wick of the History Department and Prof. Graeme Bird of Languages and Linguistics will involve students in classroom study and tromping through Greece and Turkey. We will focus on ancient history, culture and landscape from a historical and literature/linguistic perspective. The development of modern orthodox, secular and protestant cultures in Greece will also be examined as sites require.
The seminar takes students to numerous key sites through Greece and into Turkey.
Athens—Orientation and Introduction
The Aegean—Travel in the Greek islands
Athens & Southern Greece
Northern Greece, Macedonia—Katerini (or Leptokaria) & Thessaloniki
A normal day would include some combination of the following:
Students in HIS291 and ENG291 share all required History of Ancient and Modern Greece readings. Research projects, track readings and course journals allow students to focus on one of the areas below.
Registration for international seminars is handled by the GEO. After accepted students have paid their deposit to the GEO, the GEO register seminar participants.
GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING CORE CREDIT
Students wishing to fulfill Global Understanding core through participation in the Greece Seminar must:
Please respond to emails from the GEO about registration for COR210 and 211. Both COR210 and 211 are one-day Saturday classes.
Contact GEO for further details.
Program costs include: tuition, airfare, site fees, meals and lodgings, totaling approximately $5200 (to be finalized costs may depending on the airline's fees, and the euro-dollar exchange rate).
A $30 non-refundable application fee and a $450 program deposit** must accompany the application. The remainder will be billed to student accounts. Full details available from Student Financial Services. (**The program deposit will be refunded if the course does not run or if the student is not accepted.)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 6, 2013
Please note, applications will be considered for acceptance in the order received.
Prof. Graeme Bird
Associate Professor of Linguistics and Classics