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EKU Florence 2017: Study Abroad with WGS!

EKU Education Abroad: UNP 300 Florence 2017!

Study Gender and Body/Language with Dr. Lisa Day in Florence, Italy! 

In this course, Florence, Italy, will be our context and setting as we embark on a month-long exploration of Gender Studies.

We’ll look at great art:

  • Michelangelo’s David
  • Botticelli’s Venus
  • Caravaggio’s Medusa
  • Gentileschi’s Judith
  • Donatello’s Mary Magdalene
  • Clet’s street art
  • So much more art!

We'll read excellent literature about the birthplace of the Renaissance in their actual settings: 

  • Letters of Michelangelo at the Palazzo Vecchio
  • Letters of the Medici at the Palazzo Pitti
  • Excerpts from Boccaccio’s Decameron at Fiesole
  • Excerpts of Dante’s Inferno at his Santa Croce memorial
  • Poetry at Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s house
  • Poetry of Shelley near his mistress’s apartment in Oltrarno
  • Travel essays of Edith Wharton in the Boboli Gardens
  • And more! 

We'll visit beautiful places and museums: 

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Accademia Gallery
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Fiesole
  • The Arno River
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Artisans' shops
  • The Duomo
  • So many more sites! 

Along with UNP 300: Gender and Body/Language, you may choose one of the following courses taught at the Accademia Europea di Firenze in English: 

  • Travel Photography
  • Painting Techniques
  • Italian Languag
  • Italian Opera
  • Renaissance in Florence
  • Plus daily Italian cultural activities!

See Jennifer White or Katie Samuel in EKU Education Abroad (Keith 129) for more details about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! 

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