Fieldwork

The Dawn of Greek Art, From Homer to the Persian Wars (Athens, Paros, Naxos)

Location: Athens, Paros, Naxos, GR

Season: May 27, 2019 to June 22, 2019

Deadline Type: Rolling

Website: https://www.cyathens.org/31/1/course/122/The-Dawn-of-Greek-ArtFrom-Homer-to-the-Persian-WarsAthensParosNaxos/

Program Type:
Field school

RPA Certified:
no

Project Director:
Alan Shapiro

Project Description:

This course explores the early development of Greek art (ca. 750 – 480 BCE) against the backdrop of the formative period of Greek civilization: The Rise of the Polis, the Age of Colonization, and the emergence of Athens as a cultural and artistic center. This course is intended for majors in Classics, Art History, Archaeology, or Museum Studies/Cultural Heritage.

Period(s) of Occupation: 750-480 BCE

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Room and Board Arrangements:
While in Athens, students are housed within walking distance of the CYA Academic Center in either CYA student apartments located in the Pangrati neighborhood of central Athens or in hotel accommodations arranged by CYA. CYA apartments are simply furnished and equipped with a full kitchen and air-conditioned bedrooms. Towels, linens and housekeeping service will be provided. A full mid-day meal will be served weekdays in the CYA cafeteria between the hours of 12:00-3:00 p.m. A welcome and a farewell dinner are also included. While traveling, hotel accommodations will be in simple 2- or 3-star hotels, double- or triple-occupancy, in air-conditioned rooms with breakfast included. No other meals included while traveling.  Wi-fi at hotels is usually available only at the common areas. Cost:

Contact Information:


COLLEGE YEAR IN ATHENS

P.O.Box 390890

Cambridge

MA

2139

USA

info@cyathens.org

Phone: 6178688200

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