Italy: Photographing and Art History of Rome and Venice – CLOSED

Venice, Italy

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Rome Venice 2014

Dates

  • Summer 1 Semester - May 8 - June 12, 2014 (dates subject to change)

Application Deadline

  • Summer 1 Semester - Priority Deadline: November 15, 2013

Priority deadline is November 15th with a final deadline of January 26th. Program accepting applications until filled and is subject to close at any time.

Description

Faculty Leaders:  Andrea Greitzer (a.greitzer@neu.edu) and Andrea Raynor (a.raynor@neu.edu)

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katie Rabbitt Burke (k.burke@neu.edu)

Information Sessions:

October 17th 6:00pm in 305 Ryder

October 29th 6:00pm in 243 Ryder

Term: Summer I

Courses:

  • ARTE 2500 Art and Design Abroad: Studio-Photo Basics
  • ARTE 2500 Art and Design Abroad: Studio-Documentary Photography
  • ARTE 2501 Art and Design Abroad: History -Art History of Rome and Venice

Students will enroll in either section of ARTE2500 and ARTE2501 for a total of 8 NEU credits.

Description:

With one week in Rome and four weeks in Venice, students become a part of the Venetian ethos; they eat, shop, live and do business in the city on a daily basis. Four courses will be offered, Photo Basics, Documentary Photography and 2 sections of Art History of Venice. The Photography classes will be held on site as well as in the classroom. The Art History classes are held entirely on site discussing how artist of the past, have shaped the city and the art culture of today.

Check out the 2013 Venice Blog!

 

Courses

  • ARTE 2500 Art and Design Abroad: Studio-Photo Basics
  • ARTE 2500 Art and Design Abroad: Studio-Documentary Photography
  • Students who wish to enroll in the Documentary Photography class must have taken Photo Basics for Majors or for Non-Majors either on campus or abroad or have a working knowledge of a DSLR camera and Adobe Photo Shop.

  • ARTE 2501 Art and Design Abroad: History -Art History of Rome and Venice

Each course offered (Photo Basics, Documentary Photography and the 2 sections of Art History of Venice) are 4 credits, with a total of 8 credits earned for each student. The Photo Basics and Documentary photography courses run Monday/Wednesday/Friday, with in-class hours from 9-5 Monday and Friday and mandatory group shooting excursions on Wednesdays. Students are responsible to fulfill 2 photographic assignments each week presenting 5 images per assignment. The Art History course is held Tuesday/Thursday entirely on site and assignments involve papers, a final exam, as well as a final group presentation.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • This dialogue is open to students from across the University.
  • There are no pre-requisites for the Art History class or the Photo Basics class, and no previous knowledge of photography or art history is necessary.
  • Students who wish to enroll in the Documentary Photography class must have taken Photo Basics for Majors or for Non-Majors either on campus or abroad or have a working knowledge of a DSLR camera and Adobe Photo Shop.
  • Students applying for the dialogue must interview in person. We will evaluate students based on GPA, travel experience, and overall excitement for working abroad.

Application Procedure

    THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED AND APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED.

    • Online Dialogue of Civilizations application (available on OISP website and myNEU)
    • $500 non-refundable program deposit paid through NUPay.* Be sure to select the appropriate summer term.**
    • One copy of passport ID page – to be given directly to your faculty leader after acceptance.
    • 2-3 page essay answering the following questions (copy and pasted into online application):
    1. What are your personal and academic reasons for wishing to participate in this Dialogue of Civilizations program?
    2. How will the program further your academic and career goals?
    3. What is your previous travel and language experience, if any?
    4. What courses have you taken which are directly relevant to the program?

    *If you are not accepted into your Dialogue program, the $500 deposit will be credited to your student account.

    **Applications are not considered complete until deposit is received. This deposit will be applied to the full cost of the program.

    **Faculty may require additional information and/or interview (after application deadline)

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Cost

Tuition: $10,195

DOC Fee: $2,500

Tuition and DOC Fee cover 8 Northeastern credits, round-trip airfare from Boston, housing for program duration, International SOS assistance, as well as some local transport, excursions and group meals.

 

Accommodations

In Rome students will stay in a hotel that has dorm rooms. In Venice, the students stay at the Don Orione, a cultural convention center, in triple rooms.

 

Destination

Rome and Venice Italy