May Term 2014 —Italy with Dr. Meredith Harvey

GEN2300-01 Travel/Study:  Arts, Literature, and Inquiry                                       
3 semester hours

Explore the architecture and art Italy's most famous sites, including the Vatican and the Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, while studying related literature and history. The trip includes dramatic readings, cooking classes, scavenger hunts and other educational activities that will bring the arts to life and shed light on how culture is affected by and effects events in a global context.

This course fulfills one course in the arts, humanities, and culture component of GWC's general education curriculum and is open to both AU and GWC students. The course provides an introduction to literature and the arts of Europe within a historical and social perspective. This course aims to produce students who demonstrate an awareness of technical, theoretical, and experiential understanding the arts in their historical and social contexts. Through a chronological approach, students will look at how the arts are both affected by and effect global events. 

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Harvey

Course dates/times: During the spring semester 2014 there will be pre-departure meetings and discussions.

Trip dates: May 5-23, 2014

Trip costs: $2,150 to include airfare, board and lodging, ground transportation and weekend trips, in addition to undergraduate tuition of $1,470.