July 19- August 7, 2012
Rome-Florence-Munich: Arts &
(1 credit). Perhaps no other city in the world gives witness so vividly to
artistic movements and counter-movements as the city of Rome. This course will
introduce students to the art, architecture, music and intellectual history of
the Classical, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods of the eternal city
and compare discoveries there with what we find in the cities of Assisi,
Florence, and Munich.
Note on Assignments
b) a dozen or so drawings of the major works we will be studying.
c) Ten creative assignments on-site involving thoughtful viewings and analysis of works of art and architecture and reflections on art and spirituality.
c) One final e-mail essay after you return stateside.
d) Attendance: Grade will be affected if there are any unexcused absences from
morning seminars and walking tours.
will include student presentations, small group discussions, short lectures, on-sight investigations and discussions of art, architecture, spirituality, and intellectual history. Our hotel will provide a room for our morning seminar gatherings.
Please purchase The Agony and the Ecstasy on your own -- and begin reading. It's about the life of Michelangelo.
Also recommended (optional):
1. Top Ten Rome by DK Publishing
2. Top Ten Tuscany by DK Publishing
3. Top Ten Munich by DK Publishing
Cost per student: About $3790 plus tuition.
This cost includes 1) orientation get-togethers, 2) airfare from Minneapolis to Rome and return Munich to Minneapolis, 3) hotel rooms (double, triple and quad occupancy) for ten days and nights of our seminar, 4) excursions and entrances, 5) breakfast buffet and three dinners, 6) bus and subway arrangements, 7) transportation from Rome to Florence.
CSB/SJU tuition for 1