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  • Italy - Venice - Off-Campus Study Group - Colgate University
    contemporary life in Italy Italian 202Y includes literary readings as well Taught by local adjuncts The Arts of Venice During the Golden Age Art History 311Y Music 311Y A study of the history and artistic achievements of Venice especially music architecture and painting from 1200 1900 Attendance at local concerts and visits to churches museums and other monuments in the area Concentration credit in Music The Archaeology of Italy Classics 234Y A study of Italian archaeology and the basic concepts and methods that archaeologists use to investigate the past A week long field trip to Pompeii and Rome as well as other shorter trips will be taken in conjunction with this course Concentration credit in Classics The Italian Opera Tradition Music 313Y An introduction to music drama concentrating on six operas representing all important periods of the Italian tradition Composers include Monteverdi Mozart and Verdi Particular operas studied are determined according to what is offered in the opera houses in and around Venice in Fall 2015 Concentration credit in Music Field Trips Courses in the Venice Study Group meet at various historical and cultural locations as a matter of routine There will be several day trips as well as at least two longer field trip in support of the courses Cultural Life and Extracurricular Activities The city of Venice a virtual living museum has a rich cultural life and inexhaustible opportunities for exploration The autumn season is particularly active with artistic exhibits film festivals theatrical productions operas and concerts The nearby cities of Padua and Verona also have an extensive cultural life There are several athletic clubs in Venice including that of the student association of the University of Venice Students may also join local choral groups Living Arrangements Housing arrangements will be made by the director before the arrival of the students who will live in furnished apartments with other Colgate students They will be responsible for their own meals except for occasional group meals on the field trips They may cook in their apartments eat at the university dining hall or at any of the various eateries in the city Standards of Conduct Students conduct is expected to reflect positively on the group and to support the goals of the program Academics are to be taken seriously Attendance in classes field and performances is required including the weekend events Norms of behavior regarding cleanliness noise safety etc should be those of adults in an Italian residential setting rather than of students in American college dorms or apartments Prerequisite Course Work and Selection Criteria Students from all concentrations and from any graduating class are welcomed In order to participate in the program students are required to have knowledge of elementary Italian This language prerequisite may be fulfilled with a three years of high school study b by completing Italian 101 and 102 at Colgate or c by taking the intensive Introductory Italian course in Venice during August 2015 one month before the start of the program This August course

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/italy-venice (2016-02-01)
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  • Spain - Madrid - Off-Campus Study Group - Colgate University
    session in Santiago de Compostela designed to prepare students for the semester in Madrid and 2 Madrid and the Arts offered in Madrid In the Madrid segment participants will attend weekly lectures on Spanish art film and theater complemented by visits to museums cinemas and theaters This course counts toward a Spanish major or minor The Director s Seminar Spanish 480 The Literary Journey Spain and the Americas This seminar examines the theme of the journey in letters short stories poetry novels essays and travelogues by Spanish and North and South American writers from the 19th to the 21st centuries An aim of this course is for the students to reflect upon their own experiences as travelers abroad To that end in addition to their readings and analytical writings all students will do creative writing based upon their experiences during the semester As a final group project the class will produce an anthology of their original writings This seminar counts toward a Spanish major or minor Perfecting Language Spanish 380 This course will provide students with a comprehensive review of the finer points of the Spanish language with an emphasis on fostering near native pronunciation correctness of grammar in speech and writing and the idiomatic use of the language in a variety of contexts Placement in this course is determined by the Director in consultation with the Santiago de Compostela faculty following the two week introductory session there Electives Participants with guidance from the director will choose one or two electives from the regular Universidad San Pablo CEU course offerings in the Humanities and Social Sciences Students may petition departments at Colgate to have these electives count for a major or minor Excursions The group will include a one day excursion during the Santiago de Compostela session to one of the major natural or archaeological sites in Galicia There will be two weekend excursions during the semester linked to academic components of the group Possible destinations include Barcelona with visits to the Picasso and other museums and sites related to modern art and to Granada in Andalucia with a focus on its cathedral and its famed Alhambra Living Arrangements During the two week Santiago de Compostela session participants will live in a dormitory of the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela In Madrid students will live with families who will provide most meals No more than one Colgate student will be housed with any given family All housing arrangements will be made by the director after consultation with accepted students on living preferences Any exceptions to these rules can be made only by the director Tentative Calendar August 16 Depart New York City for Santiago August 17 29 Two week introductory session in Santiago August 31 September 5 Orientation week in Madrid September 7 December 4 Classes held in Madrid December 7 11 Final exams December 13 Return flight to New York Prerequisites Prerequisite courses for participation in the group are at least one 350 level Spanish class and Spanish 361

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/spain-madrid (2016-02-01)
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  • Santa Fe - New Mexico - Off-Campus Study Group
    different concentrations for example ENGL ENST EDUC SOAN and WMST Consult with the director Courses meet MW Students are involved in service learning at the pueblos TTh Courses are augmented by single and multiple day field trips There are no courses on Fridays NAST 302 Contemporary Issues in Native American Studies Taught by Dr Joseph Suina Professor emeritus College of Education University of New Mexico and Tribal Councilman Cochiti Pueblo This course focuses on various issues facing Native American communities today Areas explored in the course include cultural expression sovereignty environmental and sacred site protection education language shift healthcare systems economic development among others While these issues will be considered in the context of Native communities throughout the Americas particular attention will be given to Pueblo Navajo and Southern Ute ENGL 336Y Native American Literature Taught by Sarah Wider Professor of English and Women s Studies This course focuses on writers of the Pueblos and the Navajo Nation Particular attention will be given to biography and autobiography We ll consider the various literary and cultural traditions upon which these writers draw What part does an oral tradition play in creating a written work Can one be translated into the other How do types of life writing like ethnographies affect the way contemporary authors choose to represent a life s stories We ll read works by Leslie Marmon Silko Simon Ortiz Evelina Zuni Lucero Luci Tapahonso Orlando White Laura Tohe and will take advantage of poetry readings in Santa Fe Albuquerque and Taos Counts as a Global Engagements course NAST 301 Native American Women Taught by Sarah Wider Professor of English and Women s Studies Focusing on Native Women s Health this course draws upon the wealth of experts in the Santa Fe area Each week students will meet with women who work in different facets of healthcare from pre natal to eldercare We ll meet with those who work in the clinics at the Pueblos with the Community Health Representatives with representatives from Tewa Women United and specialists in diabetes manage ment Issues to be addressed include Native food sovereignty exercise and sports programs reproductive healthcare stress related diseases violence against women and its intersection with environmental injustice SOAN 359 Archaeology and Ethnology of Southwestern Indians Taught by Dr Eric Blinman Director Office of Archaeological Studies Museum of New Mexico Lectures readings field trips and discussions highlight the deep time depth and diversity of the traditional cultures of the Southwest Topics will include environments and traditional technologies that underlie the transition from Paleoindian big game hunters to Puebloan farmers over the past 10 000 years The final segment of the course will review the dramatic changes of the past 400 years of cultural contact and conflict during the Spanish Mexican and American periods in the northern Southwest Field Trips Field trips will include visits to pueblos reservations and archaeological sites These trips will be of two types one and two day outings to nearby places such as Taos and Acoma

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/new-mexico-santa-fe (2016-02-01)
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  • Wollongong -Australia - Spring - Off-Campus Study
    relationship between people including both aborigines and those of European descent and nature in Australia Through class discussion critical reading independent research field trips and guest lecturers we consider how the geologic and environmental history of Australia shaped biodiversity and how human interactions have affected those natural communities We will explore how global environmental issues have contributed to losses of the unique Australian biota and discuss how different cultural perspectives within Australia help shape policy and management decisions Field excursions to locations of cultural and ecological significance in New South Wales will exemplify Australia s rich and diverse terrestrial and marine environments and cultural heritage and illustrate current challenges in environmental protection and management Guest lecturers will feature Australian biologists from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences Biological Sciences and also from Aboriginal Studies Three Course Electives University of Wollongong Faculty The remaining three courses are electives that will be chosen by the student in consultation with the program director and the student s academic advisor at Colgate One elective must be chosen from a group of courses that explore the cultural and social history of Australia These courses vary from one semester to the next but in the past have included ABST150 Introduction to Aboriginal Australia and HIST203 Australia and the Great War Of the other electives one must be in the Natural Sciences or Mathematics Australian History Seminar faculty member from the University of Wollongong This mini course is a four day seminar held during Thursday Friday of orientation week and Saturday Sunday during a subsequent weekend The first two days includes lecture and discussion of the history politics and culture of Australia A later two day session includes an overnight trip to Canberra to visit the Australian War Memorial the National Gallery and Parliament House Prerequisites Although students from any department or program are eligible to participate in the Australia II Study Group preference will be given to individuals with a concentration or minor in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division Preference also will be granted to those students who will have completed their distribution requirements in the humanities the natural sciences and mathematics and the social sciences at Colgate Additionally the University of Wollongong requires a GPA of 3 0 for matriculation in their international student Study Abroad Program You may gather additional information from the University of Wollongong s website for international students at www uow edu au Living Arrangements Students live in one of several residence halls of the University of Wollongong e g Campus East Weerona College Amenities vary with housing selection Dining facilities computers and internet access are available Colgate students have access to the social athletic recreational computer and library facilities of the University of Wollongong Some of these require payment of a separate fee Costs For details of student expenses on this study group please see Student Cost Estimate Sheets Calendar and Deadlines The deadline for applications to the Spring 2016 Australia II Study Group is Friday November 7

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/australia-wollongong-spring (2016-02-01)
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  • London - England - History - Off-Campus Study Group
    look at the influx of people both British and colonial natives to the capital as a result of these activities The class will take cultural excursions to some of London s immigrant neighborhoods as well as to the newly renovated Imperial War Museum History 491 Independent Study The director serves as mentor for each student s major research project Many students choose a topic in British or Commonwealth history but other fields and subjects are encouraged Using a combination of primary and secondary materials the students produce a 30 to 40 page paper Students will consult with the director about this paper soon after acceptance into the program to discuss their individual topics and begin research in secondary sources available in the United States This paper often serves as the basis for an honors or high honors thesis in history Prerequisite History 209 and History 300 English 332Y Contemporary London Theater and Culture Michael Punter A study of drama both classic and modern as represented by plays in production in London during the spring of 2016 Students will see 10 12 plays focusing on theoretical and technical aspects of drama as well as on what specific productions reveal about British culture or contemporary London Prerequisites Upon acceptance into the program history majors must enroll in HIST 300 the London Colloquium in the Fall of 2015 Each student should have taken HIST 200 History Workshop prior to departure These courses provide an introduction to the themes covered in History 349 in London and to the skills needed for archival research Classroom Facilities Colgate hires classroom space at the Florida State University at the London Study Centre in the heart of Bloomsbury The center also has a small library study space and limited computer facilities Students will also become members of the University College London student union Library and Research Facilities Colgate students can use the British Library at St Pancras upon presenting appropriate credentials The British National Archive at Kew is the archive most heavily used by Colgate history students The director helps with orientation at the BNA and credentials for all students For particular research topics access to some of London s other archives and libraries may be necessary In the past LHSG students have worked at the Imperial War Museum the Feminist Library the Courtauld Institute the National Maritime Museum the Churchill Archives Centre the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine the British Museum and many others Field Trips The group will take three field trips outside of London There will be an overnight trip to Belgium to visit Great War era battlefields on the Western Front and Bruges Another overnight trip will go to Belfast in Northern Ireland A third trip will be a day trip to either Salisbury and Stonehenge or Blenheim and Oxford Student Living Arrangements Housing in London is more costly than in Hamilton but Colgate has made arrangements with an agency in London to provide students with centrally located and fully furnished apartments

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/england-london-%28history%29 (2016-02-01)
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  • France - Dijon - Off-Campus Study Group
    20 th Century b theater and theatrical presentations in contemporary France Students will go to see performances of the plays studied in class counts toward the major category 1 French 292 Stage a teaching internship where students are teaching assistants in English at a lycée or collège junior high school the course does not count toward the major Courses at the University of Burgundy which are all Colgate equivalent courses Such elective courses will not count toward the major Special Features One of the most important components of the program is an obligatory January period devoted to orientation acculturation and intensive language practice It is designed to prepare the student to function well within both the social and academic context It is comprised of two parts first a two day stay in the town of Troyes before arrival in Dijon where the students get a chance to recover from their trip and get accustomed to life in a French town Second a week long program in Dijon organized by the director and staff at the University of Burgundy and which includes but is not limited to an introduction to the French educational system and the Dijon campus conversation practice and visits to places of local interest The program includes three mandatory field trips and usually three 3 day excursions in which students are required to participate The mandatory field trips include a weekend in Paris a trip to the Loire Valley to visit some of the most important ch â teaux of the Renaissance and a trip to the South of France to visit the Roman ruins of Nîmes and Arles as well as the Pope s palace in Avignon The day trips may include Vézelay the Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay Cluny as well as a tour of the city of Beaune with visits to the Hospices the Wine Museum and a local winery Living Arrangements All students are housed with families many of whom have been welcoming Colgate students for several years This aspect of the program is at least as important as the academic program and perhaps more so in terms of linguistic progress and cultural awareness Students may not live together in apartments Families provide students with breakfast and two other meals per week Prerequisites and Selection Criteria All students who wish to participate must satisfactorily complete B or better French 361 Advanced Grammar Style and Conversation The Study Group is open to juniors and occasionally to sophomores Other exceptions can only be made with the approval of the Study Group Director Preference is given to French majors minors and French IR concentrators In practice however we customarily accept all well qualified students regardless of the major Although the Department does not require a specific cumulative G P A to be eligible for participation in the Group it is reluctant to consider anyone whose G P A is below 2 5 Although no letters of recommendation are required references that can attest to the student s flexibility

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/france-dijon (2016-02-01)
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  • Scotland - St Andrews - Off-Campus Study Group
    e g the problem of evil the rationality of faith and the challenge of religious pluralism especially as they pertain to MacIntyre s brand of Christian theism We will use the works of authors ranging from Shakespeare to J M Coetzee to investigate the potency of narrative During the course of the term we will travel to Stratford upon Avon to see a play at the Royal Shakespeare Company to Oxford and to London to meet with philosophers working on issues germane to the course and to the isle of Iona where St Columba introduced Christianity to Scotland in 563 AD This class is required for all study group participants Students are expected to take 75 St Andrews credits which is the equivalent of 4 00 Colgate course credits This includes the 15 credit director s course Exceptions to the standard course load must be pre approved by the study group director the director of off campus study and the associate dean of the faculty Students register for courses or modules the first week of the term at St Andrews Students must notify the Colgate registrar s office of final selections Course catalogues are available at www st andrews ac uk students academic Course catalogue Students are expected to consult the online catalogues and meet with their Colgate advisers prior to departure to determine appropriate courses to best serve the student s overall academic goals The Colgate philosophy and religion departments will award concentration credit for all philosophy or divinity courses taken at St Andrews Credit levels will be determined by the department chair Students are not permitted to take courses that duplicate or substantially overlap with previously completed coursework All courses outside of the philosophy or divinity faculties at St Andrews require preapproval from Colgate s registrar s office and also in some cases the relevant department or program Courses are expected to fit within Colgate s liberal arts curriculum If there are questions about a specific course please contact the registrar s office St Andrews courses do not fulfill Core Curriculum requirements Course Approval Form Living Arrangements Study group participants live with St Andrews students in the university s halls of residence There are options to choose from single or double en suite or not catered or not etc Colgate students enter the university s housing lottery along with everyone else Extracurricular Activities In addition to day trips to Edinburgh and Glasgow there will be two group excursions a trip to Oxford Stratford upon Avon and London during the first week of the two week spring break and a trip to the isle of Iona during review week Travel arrangements are made by the Study Group Director Calendar Start of Classes January 25 2016 Spring Vacation March 14 March 21 2016 Revision period April 25 May 9 2016 Examinations May 9 May 30 2016 Please see http www st andrews ac uk semesterdates 2015 2016 Prerequisites Ideally students should have taken at least two courses in philosophy or

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/scotland-st-andrews (2016-02-01)
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  • Switzerland - Geneva - Off-Campus Study Group
    Rights Council Central to the mission of the course are two long group trips to visit and tour prominent international institutions in Western and Central Europe as well as visiting twentieth century locales that help students in making sense of the post WWII world and the transition in the East from Communism to free market economies Second course in POSC TBD POSC 409 Study Group Sponsored Internship arranged by our Geneva internship coordinator In mid February students will be placed in semester long part time internships in international governmental and non governmental organizations resident in Geneva These internships to the degree possible will be chosen based on each student s interests and will be ar ranged in advance of their arriving in Geneva Work in these organizations complements coursework in POSC 357Y and group travel undertaken during the semester Discussion of the internship experience and short writing assignments will be required for completion of this course which will be graded on a satisfactory unsatisfactory basis while providing one university credit toward graduation but not towards the completion of their major concentration Field Trips Two long group trips will complement and build upon the course work and internships undertaken in Geneva The first of the trips is likely to be the shorter and more leisurely of the two and will be to Western Europe with visits to Strasbourg Luxembourg The Hague Brussels and Paris We will visit the major international and European Institutions headquartered in each of these cities For example among its many international organizations Strasbourg is host to the Council of Europe the European Parliament and the Europe an Court and Commission for Human rights Our longer more demanding including overnight train travel and likely second trip will be to Central Europe with visits to Berlin Prague Krakow and Auschwitz Vienna Budapest and time permitting on our return to Munich During this trip our goal will be to understand better the major international organizations housed in these cities and as well to gain a sense of how Westernization economic liberalization and democratization after the fall of communism is advancing in central Europe Students will take part on each trip in educational tours occasional lectures and institutional presentations but there will also be some free time during each visit to explore cultural landmarks and enjoy recreational activities Of course being situated in Geneva in the very heart of Europe and having purchased two or more likely three month rail passes each member of the Study Group will also have an excellent opportunity to travel on three day weekends independently or in small groups Library Facilities Students will have access and borrowing privileges at the libraries of UNIGE and other universities in Geneva Access can also be arranged to the various libraries housed in Geneva s numerous international organizations and the United Nations Library collection containing nearly two million volumes Selection Criteria and Prerequisites It is expected that most participants will be sophomores in the fall semester of 2014 Juniors are

    Original URL path: http://www.colgate.edu/academics/off-campus-study/study-groups/switzerland-geneva (2016-02-01)
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