[MGSA-L] UC San Diego Summer History Program

Thomas W. Gallant thomaswgallant at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 10:41:07 PDT 2011


The annual UC San Diego Summer History program is now open for applications.

The program consists of two interlinked upper division undergraduate
seminars, each worth 4 UC credits. 1) MMW 14: The Making of the Modern
World: Empire, Revolution & Industry: Global Developments, Greek Experiences
and 2) HIEU 117GS: Traditional Greek Society. The seminars combine teaching
in the classroom with on-site instruction. In addition to visiting
historical sites and museums, there will two excursions outside of Athens
(see the full list below). Students will be housed in fully furnished
residential apartments in Pangrati. The program is a collaborative venture
and among the guest lecturers participating in it are: Dr. Christina
Agriantoni, Dr. Paschalis Kitromilides, Dr. Sakis Gekas, Dr. Gonaa Van
Steen, Dr. Ioanna Laliotou, and others. Enrollment is capped at 28 and
admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dates: July 1- August 4, 2012.

For further information, including cost, & to access the application, go to
http://pao.ucsd.edu/pao/gs/2012/AthensMMW14/


Topics Covered:

Week 1. Ottoman Athens & Introduction to Traditional Greek Society &
Material Culture
Week 2. Enlightenment & War of Independence/ Gender and Honor
Week 3. Building a Nation-state, Erecting a National Capital
Week 4. Industrialization, Urbanization & Their Impact
Week 5. Greece's Fin-de-siecle


Sites Visited:
1.    Tzitserakis Mosque Cermaics Museum: July 4, 2012
2.    Roman Agora (Fetihe Mosque): July 4, 2012
3.    Ottoman Baths of the Winds Museum: July 4, 2012
4.    Benaki Museum: July 5, 2012
5.    Center for the Study of Modern Ceramics, July 10, 2012
6.    National History Museum, July 10, 2012
7.    The Acropolis Site on July 12, 2012
8.    Museum of Greek Folk Art, July 12, 2012
9.    Nekrotapheion A, July 17, 2012
10.  City of Athens Museum, July 19, 2012
11.  Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, July 19, 2012
12.  Varvakeios Agora, July 19, 2012
13.  Gazi Gasworks, July 24, 2012
14.  Poulopoulos Hat Factory/ Cultural Museum, July 24, 2012
15.  Metaxourgeion Neighborhood, Walking Tour, July, 24, 2012
16.  Athens Railroad Museum, July 24, 2012
17.  Eleftherios Venizelos Museum, July, 31, 2012
 
 
 
Sites away from Athens to include:
Peloponnesos Excursion
1.     Corinth Canal, July 13, 2012
2.     Acrocorinth on July 13, 2012
3.    Folklore Museum of Nafplion, July 13, 2012
4.    Nafplion War Museum, July 13, 2012
5.    The Open Air Water Power Museum on July 14, 2012
6.    The Museum of the Olive & Greek Olive Oil on  July 14,  2012
 
Volos Excursion
1.    The City of Volos Museum on July 27, 2012
2.    The Tsalapata Brick-works Museum on July 27, 2012
3.    Historical Railroad Ride, July 28, 2012
4.    Pelion Olive Museum, Ano Gatzia, July 28, 2012
5.    The Folk Museum of Makrinitsa (Topalis House) on July 28,2012



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Dr. Thomas W. Gallant
Nicholas Family Endowed Chair
Professor of Modern Greek History

Department of History, 0104
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0104
(campus office) 858-534-9597
(off campus) 619-764-5060
(cell) 619-602-9275


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