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Course Description: This course focuses on myth, art and archaeology in ancient Greece and the origins of myths from the middle east and beyond. We will be based in Athens and travel to sites such as Argos, Corinth, Delphi, Epidauros, Mycenae and Thebes, reading a range of classical texts which relate to issues of gender, myth, and history. But students will also learn about the art and archaeology that relates to these locations. The course will place literary accounts in the broader context of art, political and societal structure, religious beliefs and family relations. We will be based in Athens, staying at the College Year in Athens apartments.
Program Fee: $2950
Food/Outside Expenses: Students should budget $700 for airfare and meals not covered by the program fee. Students who have a Bon Appetit meal plan during the semester in which they enroll in a block off-campus will receive a one-block meal plan refund which can be used for meals abroad. The amount of the refund depends on the meal plan they chose for the semester. All students who have a meal plan and enroll in a course off-campus will receive the refund, even if the program fee includes some meals.
All-College Requirements: This course satisfies the Social Inequality or Global Cultures requirement.
Pre-Requisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Other Information: For more information, contact Professor Sanjaya Thakur at email@example.com.