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WWU Global Learning Program: Rome, Italy
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy
Program Terms: Summer
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2014 04/18/2014** Rolling Admission 08/31/2014 09/14/2014

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led
 Language of Instruction:
English
Language Prerequisite: No
 Fields of Study:
Art History, Philosophy, Religion & Theology
Housing Options: Other
Program Description:
Italy: From Text to Fresco. Learn about the great age of art in Italy from Late Gothic to the high Renaissance. Travel with Western Faculty Nicholas Margaritis through the fascinating cities of Padova, Florence, Arezzo, Assisi, Orvieto and Rome.
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Italy: From Text to Fresco 

ENG 337- From Text to Fresco: The great age of art in Italy (6 credits)

Italy: From Text to Fresco 

Pre-departure session dates:  June 25-July 11, 2014
Travel dates:-September 1 - 14, 2014

Learn about the great age of art in Italy from Late Gothic to the high Renaissance. Travel with Western Faculty Nicholas Margaritis through the fascinating cities of Padova, Florence, Arezzo, Assisi, Orvieto and Rome.

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Program Details

Learn about the great age of art in Italy from Late Gothic to the high Renaissance. Travel with Western Faculty Nicholas Margaritis through the fascinating cities of Padova, Florence, Arezzo, Assisi, Orvieto and Rome.

  • Complete 6 credits
  • Study the transposition of narrative from text to fresco and the questions this transposition involves.
  • Examine the technical matters dealing with the preparation of wall surfaces and application of pigments. 
  • Learn to recognize the identifying details and iconography of the scene, the artistic period, and the painter

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ENG337- From Text to Fresco: (6 credits)
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Instructor

Nicholas Margaritis
Senior Instructor, English Department
Ph.D. University of Virginia
 
Email: Nicholas.Margaritis@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-2537
Office: HU281


 

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Cost

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