EKU Florence 2017: Study Abroad with WGS!
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
We'll visit beautiful places and museums:
- Uffizi Gallery
- Accademia Gallery
- Palazzo Pitti
- 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!