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2014 January Session Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Study Abroad


January 2014 Study Abroad Programs

Hofstra in Venice
Hofstra in Athens
Hofstra in London

 


Hofstra in Venice

January 5-23

“She is the Shakespeare of cities — unchallenged, incomparable, and beyond envy.”
    – John Addington Symonds

The city of Venice, whose allure, beauty and mystery have been incessantly described, photographed and filmed, is the uncompromising setting for this three-week, interdisciplinary program offered in January 2014 by Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

Join us as we celebrate this city’s artistic and historical richness and explore her timeless myths and paradoxes.

 

Program highlights include:

•  Two afternoons a week devoted to cultural tours around Venice.
•  Two free weekends to enjoy travel to other cities, such as Florence, Rome, Milan and Bologna.
•  Day boating excursion to the outer islands of Murano and Burano.
•  Exclusive hotel accommodations at the San Giorgio and Mercurio hotels.
•  Evening dining (Monday through Thursday) at Taverna San Trovaso, a popular Venetian restaurant.  


Course offerings:

 
 
 
 
IB 207 - Global Business Decision Making 
 
 
MKT 275 - Advanced Strategic Planning in Marketing With a Global Perspective 

Class work and discussion are supplemented by visits to artistic and historical sites. Students from Hofstra and other universities are encouraged to apply.

The registration fee of $3,660 covers tuition and fees for one 3 s.h. course. The program fee of $3,650 covers round-trip airfare, transfers, hotel accommodations, continental breakfasts, evening meals (Monday through Thursday), and cultural tours within Venice. The program fee quoted above is subject to change. Tuition and fees are subject to change. There are no refunds after December 3, 2013.

For information about the program, contact Professor Maria Luisa Fixell, director, Hofstra in Venice Program, 107 Roosevelt Hall, 130 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1300. Phone: 516-463-4765; Fax: 516-463-4832; Email: Maria.L.Fixell@hofstra.edu.


Hofstra in Athens

January 4-23

“Another Athens shall arise. And to remoter time Bequeath, like sunset to the skies, The splendour of its prime;”
          – Percy Bysshe Shelley, Hellas (1822)

The city of Athens, sprawling from the foot of the Acropolis, has beckoned travelers since its rise as the founding home of democracy in fifth century B.C. Athens is the main site of a three-week odyssey offered by Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Comparative Literature and Languages in January 2014. Hofstra University provides a curriculum-related opportunity for students to interact with the landscape and environment that has shaped the foundational principles, ethics and aesthetics of their own culture.

Why Athens?

•  Walk the sunny palm, orange, and cypress tree-lined streets that Socrates, Plato and Aristotle once walked.
•  Enjoy the balmy weather, visit surrounding museums, have long lunches, and share nightly meals and make new friends.
•  Visit the birthplace of democracy and view parliament and the Acropolis from your hotel.
•  Experience the culture that a modern European city with a rich history and landscape can offer.

Course offerings:

 
 

Students from Hofstra and other universities are encouraged to apply. The program fee of $3,500 covers program costs, which include round-trip airfare, transfers, hotel accommodations, continental breakfast, evening meals (Monday-Thursday), and excursions to sights within Greece. The registration fee of $3,660 covers tuition and fees for one 3 s.h. course. The program fee quoted above is subject to change. Tuition and fees are subject to change. No refunds will be given after December 3, 2013.

For information and an application, contact Professor Barbara Lekatsas, director, Hofstra in Athens Program, Department of Comparative Literature and Languages, 303 Calkins Hall, 107 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1070. Phone: 516-463-6553; Fax: 516-463-7082; Email: Barbara.Lekatsas@hofstra.edu.


Hofstra in London

 January 3-24 

The Hofstra in London 2014 program offers a course in contemporary British theater during January Session. Class sessions are held Monday through Thursday mornings. Weekends are free for students to enjoy optional travel to other parts of England or other European capitals, such as Paris, Dublin or Amsterdam. Optional excursions are available to The British Museum, The National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, the Museum of the City of London, and Shakespeare’s Globe.

Course offerings:

Undergraduate:

 
Graduate:  

The program fee is $3,400 and includes round-trip airfare on a regularly scheduled flight, transfers to-and-from the airport in London, hotel accommodations (double occupancy), buffet breakfast, and a British tea at the conclusion of the program. Single hotel rooms are available for an additional charge of $600. The program fee does not include lunch and dinner or other travel expenses into or out of London. The registration fee of $3,660 covers undergraduate tuition and fees for one 3 s.h. course. There are no refunds after December 3, 2013. The program fee quoted above is subject to change. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

For further information about the program, contact Professor John DiGaetani, co-director, Hofstra in London Program, Department of English, 115 Mason Hall, 124 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1240. Phone: 516-463-5466; Email: John.L.Digaetani@hofstra.edu.