Theatre and History (Czech Republic)
Experience the collision of art and life in Eastern Europe. Work directly with professional artists and community NGOs in Prague and Brno, the Czech Republic’s premier cities. Compare the medieval history of Český Krumlov with the modern pop culture of a dynamic EU nation. Unravel Prague’s historical legacies, from the Holy Roman Empire, to the Holocaust, to the Velvet Revolution. Examine the architecture and design that stimulates post-Communist life in these unique settings.
Locations: Prague, Brno, and Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
Dates: 5/11/15 - 5/27/15
Prerequisite: Readings and research as assigned by the program directors.
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: Summer 2015 program fee was $5,000; includes airfare, all instruction, housing and most meals.
Financial aid: Need-based financial aid may be available for students satisfying the GO requirement.
Program directors: Andy Rich, M.F.A., associate professor of theatre, and Ed Slavishak, Ph.D., associate professor of history