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Food and Culture in Italy


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Rome, Cinque Terre, Florence, Italy
Course # SA 10210
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2022 05/08/22 to 06/04/22


Program Leader

Name Richard Ghiselli
Emailghiselli@purdue.edu
Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed
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Program Description

This is a 4 week program.  The first week involves on-site field learning in different locations: Rome, Tuscan coast, Cinque Terre.  It provides a deep awareness of cultural unity and regional diversity in Italy.  The week features on-site learning and assessment in unique locations spanning different regions, territories, and cultural landscapes.  Weeks 2, 3 & 4 are spent in Florence.  Coursework provides students with a basic understanding of the links between Italian culture, style, and traditions.  Workshops, tastings, site visits, audio-visual lectures are included.  Students live in apartments in the heart of historic Florence, and earn 6 credit hours.

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Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

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