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Study Abroad Adviser: Guthrie, Nancy
Program Director:
Looft, Sandra, Looney, Mark
Housing Options: Hotel/Tourist Lodging Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Host Country Language: German
Online Course Catalog Available: No
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Berlin's History & Culture: 
Ideology, Art, Architecture, & Memorials

Explore Berlin's past & present through
the cultural artifacts of art, architecture, & memorials.

• Program Dates: July 8 - 31, 2017 •


LOCATION: Berlin, Germany with field trip to Dresden, Germany

ACADEMICS: Earn 3 credits of International Studies 395B (Humanities). 

During this three-week, three-credit program you will:

ANALYZE art, architecture, memorials, fashion, and material culture to examine how contemporary Germany understands its past. How have major historical events (Nazi Period – Cold War) shaped our current understanding of culture, memory, and political ideology? What do we learn from the past and how is the past engraved in everything around us?

LEARN through various aesthetic and material artifacts –  i.e. through art, architecture and memorials – made during and about these time periods.

VISIT museums, memorials, and many places of interest related to Berlin's histories. You will also spend 2 nights in Dresden, Germany and have long weekends for your own explorations.



Who is eligible? Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and colleges are welcome. There are no language prerequisites.
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    • Dr. Sandra Looft (
    • Dr. Mark Looney (
  • or Call the LAS Study Abroad office at 515-294-1162

This program is currently not accepting applications.