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  • Locations: Athens, Greece; Delphi, Greece; Nafplion, Greece; Olympia, Greece
  • Program Terms: January
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: UMAIE 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
Greece
 
Prerequisites
Students will have to have taken or have tested out of their core English courses. For UST, this is English 121 and 201-204.

 
Required Readings
The Perfect Mile by Neal Bascomb
Course Reader to include poetry and articles by Frank Deford, Sally Jenkins, Lisa Bier, Dave Zirin, Pindar, etc.
Exerpts from Ancient Greek Athletics by Stephen Miller
The Salute a documentary film by Matt Norman (son of Peter Norman)


Evaluation
30% Travel Journal and Class Discussion             
30% Writing to Learn (WtL) assignments               
10% Pindaric Ode Contest                             
30% Synthesis Project                                   

                                  
Faculty Directors
Liz Wilkinson, University of St. Thomas (651) 962-5632, email: wilk9056@stthomas.edu
Dina Gavrilos, University of St. Thomas (651) 962-5204, email: dgavrilos@stthomas.edu


Description of Faculty Directors:
Liz Wilkinson Dr. Liz Wilkinson is a professor of American Literature at the University of St. Thomas, with a focus on Native American, Women’s, and Sports literatures. Her current book project is Women, Sport, and the Body: Claiming the Title. She began competing in both sports and writing at age four and she hasn’t stopped.
   
Gina Gavrilos Prof. Dina Gavrilos teaches courses in the Department of Communications & Journalism at the University of St. Thomas, including Media, Culture, Society and Race, Class, Gender. She studies how media construct national identity via representations of ethnic/racial and other intersecting identities. This research stems from her background as a first-generation American, raised bi-culturally in Chicago and through months-long stays in Greece.


 Application Procedures & Deadline
· Select the Apply Now button at the top to start your online application.
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· All applications received by your home institutions priority deadline will be sent to the faculty immediately. Applications will be taken after that deadline for programs with space still remaining until the final application deadline of October 1, 2018.

Final Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

For more information on course content, contact: Prof. Liz Wilkinson
On application procedures or logistical information, contact your study abroad office.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
January 2019 10/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/02/2019 01/26/2019

** 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.