Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Global Seminar: Art in France Interest Meeting
Visual Arts Complex 308 – 4:00 PM
This unique program based in Paris offers unforgettable insights into French art from the 1700s to present. Led by Frances Charteris, classes are held in museums, gardens, and on the streets of Paris and during excursions to Brussels, Giverny, Nancy and Metz. The program will provide you marvelous exposure to the City of Light and teach you how to take advantage of its incredible artistic wealth. Explore: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=ParisArtGS
UMC 353 – 5:00 PM
Spend three weeks studying Shakespeare’s work on site – in London! Experience Shakespeare’s plays in the context of their first performances and see some live at the Globe Theater. This program is directed by David Glimp and includes field trips to sites such as Windsor Castle and Shakespeare’s hometown. Approved for the Upper-Division Literature & the Arts Core requirement.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Galapagos Islands Global Seminar Interest Meeting
C4C S341 – 4:00 PM
Study ecology and conservation during winter break 2013-2014 in one of the most biologically diverse locations on the planet: The Galápagos Islands! Obtain hands-on experience in principles and practice of ecology and conservation biology. Also included is a visit to the Bellavista Cloud Forest, a rare and endangered ecosystem in Ecuador. EBIO majors can use this course to fulfill an elective requirement for the major.
Additional Global Seminars with openings for summer 2013:
Argentina – Culture, History, & Literature (Rosario)
Earn six credits in five weeks during an intensive summer program in Rosario, Argentina, one of the most culturally and economically dynamic cities in Argentina. Live with an Argentine family, attend cultural excursions, participate in guest lectures by local intellectuals, and much more. You’ll earn SPAN 3260 and a second course at the SPAN 3— level.
Bolivia – Democracy & Development in Bolivia (Coroico)
Earn three credits this summer while studying democracy and development in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination. Current Bolivian politics are dynamic and innovative. Gain an inside perspective of the livelihood strategies and political organization of rural Yungas communities with a unique cultural and agricultural history.
Brazil – Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest (Nazaré Paulista)
Have an interest in conservation biology? Spend May in Brazil’s Atlantic Rain Forest on this Global Seminar led by Dr. Tim Kittel. Participate in excursions to the Serra do Mar Biodiversity Corridor and other conservation sites, see first-hand community-based conservation solutions, and much more. Great for biology & environmental studies majors! Meets EBIO’s 4000 requirement and ENVS’s Field Course & Application requirements.
Italy- Raphael & Michelangelo in Florence & Rome
Spend three weeks this summer in Florence & Rome learning about the High Renaissance, Raphael and Michelangelo, the Quattrocento, and the art of antiquity. You’ll get a close up look at art history where it all began while spending time in two of Italy’s great cities! You don’t need to know Italian: just be interested in earning three credits abroad next summer.
Italy – Visualizing Dante’s Inferno (Florence)
Interested in Italian literature? Spend three weeks studying Dante and visiting relevant sites in and around Florence. Learn about Dante’s Inferno and paintings and frescoes inspired by the poem. Knowledge of Italian is not required – the course is taught in English. Approved for the upper division Literature and the Arts Core requirement.
Scotland – Theatre, Music, and Culture (Edinburgh)
Earn 3 credits in 3 weeks this summer while experiencing the world’s largest performing arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In addition to staying in Scotland’s beautiful capital, take a five day tour of the Highlands and a day trip to Glasgow. This Global Seminar study abroad program includes many performances, visits to the Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Parliament, and more. Students must have a 3.0 GPA as this is an honors course. Counts for an upper division elective for the theatre major.