Winter Break Application Deadline is October 3
January 2-16, 2015
"From Fire, Stone and Water: The Rise of Roman Civilization" - Discover underground Rome and the ruins of Pompeii with Dr. Giuseppina Kysar Mattieti during this exciting two week study abroad program and earn 3 semester
credits in Geology, Geography, History or Anthropology.
January 2-17, 2015
Murder, Mystery, and Madness come to life as you explore the ancient city of Rome and visit the ghostly city of Pompeii with Dr. Rebecca Morse! PSYC 405 fills the Synthesis Core Requirement at Mason.
Art in Florence
January 2-18, 2015
Explore Florence: One of the crucial centers of art and culture during the Renaissance with Dr. Lisa Passaglia Bauman! See architecture by Brunelleschi, works by Michaelangelo and Da Vinci and see the Palazzo Medici Riccardi,
home of the famous Medici family.
January 7- April 30, 2015
Led by George Mason University Associate Professor Cathy Wright , this study abroad program is open to any undergraduate student who has earned 45 semester credit hours (sophomore, junior or senior standing) by January 2015, including
non-Mason undergraduate students.
Culture and Society in Milan
June 27- July 25, 2015
During this four-week study abroad course, students will travel to Milan, Italy and immerse themselves in Italian media and cinema to consider how it interrelates to culture and society as they experience it. Students attend lectures given in English by
Italian faculty from the University of Milan on specific topics and then visit related sights in Italy. In-class course work is supplemented with tours to several other Italian cities where participants will learn about and experience Intercultural
Communication, Renaissance Art, Fashion, Architecture, Commerce, and the Performing Arts with Dr. Cathy Wright. This year’s course will coincide with the Expo
Summer School at AUR Rome
Earn 6 transfer credits per session by CHOOSING TWO classes from those offered by the American University of Rome. Potential course offerings include courses in: Art History, Cinema, Classics, Communication, Drawing, English, History, Italian
language, Management, Marketing, Painting, Political Science
Power: Mourning and Memory
Spend four weeks this summer looking at the connection between politics, culture, mourning and how mourning is memorialized in Washington D.C., Rome, Italy, and Athens, Greece. Participants earn 6 semester credits chosen from GOVT 490, GOVT
398, HNRS 240, CLAS 390, PHIL 391, HIST 398, ARTH 398, and ANTH 398.