[Histmaj] Fwd: Study in Brazil, Prague, Iceland, Rome,
Viet Nam or Berlin!!! (fwd)
histadv at u.washington.edu
histadv at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 31 08:43:55 PST 2007
Good morning everyone,
I am so sorry to send yet another email to y'all after the wonderful announcements email you received yesterday, but I thought some of you might find the attached information especially interesting and perhaps useful. Please note that the information session on all of these programs is tomorrow, Thursday, February 1st in C-101 Padelford.
Take care and have a great week.
History Undergraduate Advising
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3560
histadv at u.washington.edu
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Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 16:16:44 -0800
From: Christoph Giebel <giebel at u.washington.edu>
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Subject: Fwd: Study in Brazil, Prague, Iceland, Rome, Viet Nam or Berlin!!!
Colleagues -- Please see below, among others, the announcement of my
study/service abroad program in Viet Nam, June 18-July 27. Please forward to
all interested parties; thank you! -- Christoph
Begin forwarded message:
> From: "Comparative History of Ideas INTERNATIONAL"
> <chidint at u.washington.edu>
> Date: Mon Jan 29, 2007 16:08:08 US/Pacific
> To: "Advisors Advisors" <advisers at u.washington.edu>
> Cc: "Jonathan Warren" <redstick at u.washington.edu>, "Jose Alaniz"
> <jos23 at u.washington.edu>, "Phillip Thurtle" <thurtle at u.washington.edu>,
> "Douglass W Merrell" <dmerrell at u.washington.edu>, "CHRISTOPH GIEBEL"
> <giebel at u.washington.edu>, <chidint at u.washington.edu>
> Subject: Study in Brazil, Prague, Iceland, Rome, Viet Nam or Berlin!!!
> *** Please Forward ***
> The Comparative History of Ideas (CHID) program is still accepting
> applications for our summer study abroad programs in Brazil, Prague,
> Iceland, Rome and Viet Nam and for our fall quarter program in Berlin.
> These full-time programs are open to students from all areas of study, with
> no language requirements. Federal Financial Aid can be applied to program
> We will hold an Information Session for all of these programs on Thursday,
> Feb. 1 in C-101 Padelford.
> For information about each program, see below, or contact
> chidint at u.washington.edu
> SUMMER QUARTER:
> Brazil - Race, Development and Modernity
> Participants on the program will reside in Rio de Janeiro, travel to the
> states of Minas Gerais and Bahia, and study Brazilian film, Portuguese and
> the relationship between race, development and modernization in Brazil.
> For more information, see our website, or contact program director Jonathan
> Warren at redstick at u.washington.edu.
> Prague as a Living City
> Prague Info Session on Friday, Feb 2 in C-101 Padelford!
> One of CHID's longest running international programs. This summer's program
> will introduce students to both the political history of Central Europe, and
> the rich visual culture (film, painting, comics etc.) of Prague. Prorgram
> Director: Jose Alaniz jos23 at u.washington.edu.
> Regeneration: Matter, Myth and Memory in Iceland
> This truly adventurous program will draw connections between Iceland's
> geology (frosty coasts and steaming spas), mythic history (viking sagas),
> relative isolation and well-documented genetic inheritance, and it's
> contemporary cultural and artistic expressions (e.g. Sigur Ros, Mum, Haldor
> Laxness). A key question that the students will consider is: how does our
> unalterable history equip us to begin something new?
> Program Director: Phillip Thurtle thurtle at u.washington.edu
> Rome: Roma Eterna
> The summer Rome program is intended to offer the first-time visitor to Rome
> a study opportunity that combines tours of its prominent historical sites
> together with a focused inquiry into its multiple layers of historical
> significance. Students will attend classes in the historic surroundings of
> the Campo di Fiore, and make visits to significant sites to accompany each
> Program Director: Douglass Merrell dmerrell at u.washington.edu
> Viet Nam: Building for Peace in the Wake of War
> This program will explore the legacy of war in Viet Nam and the ongoing
> rebuilding efforts there. In partnership with Peace Trees Vietnam, a
> Washington based organization that works with residents of Quang Tri
> Province on landmine clearance and environmental/community resoration, our
> group of 12-18 students will pursue historical studies in Ha Noi and Hue,
> and participate in a community-building project with local people in Dong
> Ha.Ability to speak Vietnamese is not required, and students from all areas
> of study are encouraged to > apply.
> Program Director: Christoph Giebel giebel at u.washington.edu
> AUTUMN QUARTER
> Cinema / City / Memory
> Information Session Friday, 2/2 at 2:30 in C-101 Padelford
> This program will explore the ways film has reflected, shaped, and
> reconfigured German ideas of identity and the city of Berlin. Films to be
> shown and discussed will vary in terms of genre (crime thriller, comedy,
> melodrama, documentary, science fiction, "city symphony"), style
> (Expressionism, neo-realism, cinéma vérité), and historical period (from
> 1896 to the present). Participants will collaborate to make their own films
> during the program as well. No experience is necessary in either filmmaking
> or German language.
> Program Director: Eric Ames eames at u.washington.edu
> Theron Paul Stevenson
> Director of International Programs
> U of W Comparative History of Ideas Program
> theron at u.washington.edu
> B102 Padelford Box 354300
> phone (206) 685-4716 fax (206)543-7400
> "The ocean is not really the ocean until you are out of your depth"
> Milan Kundera
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