Greek Culture: Ancient and Modern
Experience Greek culture, past and present, while traveling mostly in Crete and Athens. Examine notions of global citizenship and culture. Learn about the production of olive oil, honey, cheese, wine and ceramics. Enjoy Greek cuisine and cooking lessons. Explore Greek music and dancing. Begin to practice modern Greek language. Spend the day in the ancient agora just like Socrates!
Location: Participants will visit a variety of locations including, but not limited to, Athens, Delphi, the Peloponnese, Crete, Santorini, Olympia, Epidaurus and Corinth.
Dates: May12 - June 1, 2014
Prerequisite: Readings and research as assigned by the program coordinators; participants are encouraged, but not required, to complete PHIL:241 Ancient Philosophy.
Academic credit: Two semester hours, this program and accompanying course satisfy the GO requirement.
Majors of interest: Open to all majors.
Application: Available on mySU.
Cost: $6,000; participants must bring $350 for additional meals; includes airfare, all instruction and activities, and most meals.
Financial aid: Need-based financial aid may be available for students satisfying the GO requirement.
Program directors: Coleen Zoller, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, and Nina Mandel, instructor in Religion.