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Italy: Landmarks and Legends

January 1, 2019–January 15, 2019 (Dates subject to change)

Choose one of the following three-credit courses:

-Landmarks of Early Italy (AUCW 175/ AUCA 175)

-Development of Theater (DRA 362 / ENG)

This integrative course in the humanities and art is a quest to uncover the layered cultures of the Italian peninsula. From Italic and Latin settlements to Imperial Rome, from the roots of institutional Christianity to Early Renaissance Florence and High Renaissance Rome, this course with travel to Italy explores contexts of the Mediterranean heritage. We will examine the history, culture, art and dramatic literature of the Italian peninsula through reading, lectures, and visits to sites in Rome, Florence, Siena and Prato, Italy. The study will include courses that examine theatricality and theater practice in Italian culture from the Roman era through the Renaissance and 18th Century. Students will explore the issue of theatricality in the rich artistic and literary culture of Italy in various historical periods. At the same time students will experience the vibrant culture of modern-day Tuscany.

Estimated Program Fee: $3,500*

Program fee includes 3 UHA tuition credits, housing, scheduled excursions, guest lectures, in-country transportation and some group meals.

Program fee does not include international flight, most meals and personal expenses.

*All listed fees are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until 10 deposits have been received. The University reserves the right to cancel the program if the required number of deposits have not been received by the deadline. In the event a program is cancelled, all deposits will be refunded to the student account. 

Applications and a program deposit of $1,000.00 are due by September 24, 2018; full payment is due by November 1, 2018.  Click here to submit your application and for instructions on how to pay the program deposit. Applications are not considered complete until the application has been submitted and the program deposit has been received. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the program reaches capacity.

Faculty Contact Details: Robert Davis, 860.768.2470