History of Ancient and Modern Greece
Dates: May–June 2019 (3 weeks)
Application Deadline: December 15, 2018
Contact: Professor David Wick
Three weeks of first-hand learning in Greece and the Aegean
This 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:
The GEO will notify students when they are able to register.
Program costs include tuition, airfare, site fees, meals and lodgings, totaling approximately $5500 (may fluctuate due to cost of airfare and the euro-dollar exchange rate).
A $30 non-refundable application fee must accompany the application. A $450 deposit will be required within 10 days of acceptance. The remainder will be billed to student accounts. Full details available from Student Financial Services.
Scholarships are available for Gordon students. Scholarships forms are due with application. Click here for scholarship form.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2018
Please note, applications will be considered for acceptance in the order received.