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  • Locations: Rome, Italy; Sicily, Italy; Sorrento, Italy
  • Program Terms: January
  • Program Sponsor: UMAIE 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
No pre-requisites are required.  
Required Readings
The Odyssey/Homer, translation, introduction and notes by B. B. Powell, Oxford University Press 2015.
I. Malkin, A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean, Oxford University Press 2011.
Robert Kebric, Roman People, 4th edition, Mayfield 2005. (ancient texts in translation; chapters on Sicily, Pompeii and Rome).
Amanda Claridge, Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press 2010.
Course packet articles and select readings.
20% - Group Participation and Attendance
30% - Academic Journal
20% - Four short reflection essays
30% - Research Paper
Faculty Directors 
Ivancica Schrunk, Ph.D., University of St. Thomas, (651) 962-5740, e-mail:
Thomas Schrunk, M.A., (612) 419-4124, e-mail:
Description of Faculty Directors
Ivancica Schrunk Dr. Schrunk is a History faculty member at the University of St. Thomas specializing in ancient history, archaeology, art and classical languages of the Mediterranean world.  She has done research and field work in Europe, the Near East and North Africa.  She conducts an archaeological and environmental project on an island in Croatia, with students and volunteers.  Dr. Schrunk has led seven UMAIE courses in Rome.
Tom Schrunk Tom Schrunk holds an M.A. in Art History and has extensive research, study and work in India, Croatia, Italy, North Africa, Syria and Lebanon. He has been excavating with Dr. Schrunk in Croatia for the past eleven summers and has been assistant director for six UMAIE courses in Rome.
Application Procedures & Deadline
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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: Dr. Schrunk
On application procedures or logistical information, contact your study abroad office. 

Dates / Deadlines:

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This program is currently not accepting applications.