History of Ancient and Modern Greece
Dates: May–June, 2017 (3 weeks) TBD
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
Contact: Professor David Wick
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 is led by Prof. David Wick of the History Department and Dr. Graeme Bird of the Classics Department and will immerse students in a week of classroom study and three weeks of local living, study, on-site research, and travel through Greece and Turkey. We will focus on ancient history, culture, and landscape; New Testament backgrounds and historical culture; modern orthodox, secular, and Protestant cultures in Greece all from a historical and literature/linguistic perspective.
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 may choose from the following tracks for the focus of the coursework including presentations, research projects, and journals:
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 $5500 (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 1, 2017
Please note, applications will be considered for acceptance in the order received.