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Summer 2020 with Professors Diakite and Professor Djazaerly to Verona, Italy

Italian Food & Language / Italian Art & Culture in Verona, Italy

2 courses, 6 credits total

Group of students in Verona

Program Dates: May 18th, 2020 - June 15th, 2020

Registration starts on April 13th 2020. 

Professor Rala Diakite will be teaching the 3 credit Eat, Speak and Learn Italian course. This course will review foundational Italian language structures and vocabulary in the context of food and cuisine. The socio-cultural aspect of food traditions will be explored as well. Students will keep a good journal/blog and work for the class will use real life situations. Students will visit food producers and take a cooking class. There is no Italian pre-requisite for this course. Students with some previous Italian experience are welcome. ITAL and IDIS / LAS designation CTW.

Professor Yasser Djazerely's 3 credit Live the Italian Renaissance course will explore the Italian Renaissance. Students will learn about the monuments and works of art they will be seeing during their month in Italy. Students will learn the historical event and epochs that have been interpreted differently throughout history. There is no pre-requisite for this course.

Estimated Price: $3,900

Price includes: airfare, accommodations, on the ground transportation, health/safety resources/orientation, admission fees to museums, some meals, health insurance, etc.

Price does not include: personal expenses, GCE Summer Fees

Apply to the CIC Scholarship

Apply to the AVGC Scholarship

Payment Schedule:

January 15th, 2020 = $1000.00
(Non- Refundable) 

February 14th, 2020 = $1,450.00

March 15th, 2020 = $1,450.00


*Prices and dates are subject to change

Payments will be charged to your account and can be paid online or at Student Accounts in the Anthony Building

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