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Grand Canal

Where: Italy

Who: Open to all students

When: May 16-27, 2013

This twelve-day study abroad program will begin with a stay in Venice where activities will include visits to St. Marks Square, the Grand Canal, the Ponte Rialto and St. Mark’s Basilica. Students will participate in a Venetian mask-making workshop as well as an excursion to Murano and Burano to view glass-blowing by local artisans. Next, the program will visit Verona, the city of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet where sights include the Arena a famous Amphitheatre and Roman Theatre.  In Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance, students will visit the Piazza del Duomo, Santa Croce, the Uffizi museum and the Accademia Gallery.  Participants will be amazed by Michelangelo's world-famous statue of David and other works by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue and Masaccio.  The program will include a day trip to the leaning tower of Pisa.  This study abroad program concludes with a three-day stay in a Villa in the Tuscan hills at the Accademia Dell’ Arte, Arezzo. There, students will study Commedia Dell’ Arte, movement, theatre and dance with master faculty from all over Europe. 

Costs: Approximately $2,800

Included: Round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations for 9 nights, a daily European breakfast, lunches, dinners, and workshops while attending the Accademia full-time, on-site guide/instructor: Professor Samantha Stern, and travel insurance.

Not included: Tuition for HUM2740 (3 credit hours minimum required), required books, entrance fees to mandatory museums and sites (approximately $52.00 USD) ground transportation (approximately $130.00 USD), baggage fees, meals (estimated at $300.00), workshops and tours (approximately $110.00 USD) and additional spending money.

Course & Credits: HUM2740 – Humanities Overseas Study Program (3 Credit Hours).


Professor Samantha Stern

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