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Washington, DC & Charlottesville, VA

Classical Lives, Neoclassical Architecture, and the American Republic

CLC 328

  • Credit hours: 3
  • Instructors: Jeffrey A. Becker, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor
  • Dates: May 19-20 (on campus), May 22-28(DC & Charlottesville)
  • Cost: $925
  • Application Deadline: April 5, 2015

Itinerary subject to change. Students should wait to make travel arrangements after confirming dates and times with instructor.

Students will:

  • Learn about Neoclassicism and its role in shaping the United States
  • Examine key elements and themes of the Classical past that inspired America’s founders
  • Visit key sites including Monticello, The University of Virginia, Mt. Vernon, and Washington, DC, to examine neoclassical art and architecture

Location:

Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, VA

Who should go?

This course is for Classics majors.  Art history, American history, and Southern Studies majors may be interested might be interested as well. 

Dates:

The program dates are May 19-20 in Oxford and May 22-28 on location (Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA).  Meeting dates and times will be determined by the instructor.

Travel:

Students will make their own arrangements to and from Washington, D.C. Group ground transportation will be provided on select days while on site.

Costs:

The course fee is $925 plus tuition. Included in the course fee are housing accommodations, ground transportation on select dates, a group meal, and tours. Excluded from the course fee are the Study USA application fee, tuition, airfare, and personal spending money.

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