Medieval Travel 2011

Get Fit, Get Medieval, Get Credit!

May 20, 2011- June 10, 2011

Burg Elz, Germany

Castle Elz, Germany (one of the many sites we have already visited in the past, and will visit again in the future)

Students report video 2014

voicethread slide show

Voicethread for Medieval Tour 2011

(Highlights of medieval Europe, as seen on our tours)

Glossary of medieval terms (for architecture, art history, history, music, etc.)

Romanesque art

Gothic art

Renaissance art

Medieval literature
 

Ger 392: Directed Research (general education, applicable to all fields of humanities, social sciences, etc.): up to 6 credits

with Professor Albrecht Classen, Dept. of German Studies, 301 LSB, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721; 520 621-1395; aclassen@u.arizona.edu; aclassen.faculty.arizona.edu

Chaperone: Carolyn Classen, J.D.
Professor Classen's wife of 25 years has accompanied him on 4 previous tours. She is a part-time Hearing Officer in Small Claims Court, Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts, and a former practicing attorney.

Syllabus

Textbooks:

1. David Herlihy, Medieval Culture and Society, 1968

2. Albrecht Classen, Erotic Tales of Medieval Germany, 2nd ed., 2009

To apply, go to Study Abroad, UA. For more information see the UA's Study Abroad Medieval Europe Study Tour (2011)

Application Deadline: February 15, 2011!

First stage:

Fly into Lisbon, stay there for 2 days (3 nights):

If you want, you can arrive earlier and then later stay longer after our trip will be over. This is all up to you since you will book your own air fare.

Lisbon:
Lisbon Cathedral
Lisbon cathedral

2nd Stage: the actual travel and study experience begins: Sevilla
Sevilla, Spain

Granada:
Granda

Toledo: 
Picture of Toledo

Huesca:
Huesca, Spain

Annecy:
 Annecy Old Town

Gruyere:
Gruyere, Switzerland

Ulm:
Ulm, Germany

Wurzburg:
Wurzburg

Rudesheim:
Ruedesheim

Ghent:
Ghent, Belgium

Bruges:
Bruges, Belgium

Fly home from Brussels

Costs: Depending on the number of participants, ca. $5200-$5900 (incl. 6 credits, 3 weeks motorcoach, hotels, entrance fees, breakfasts, good-bye dinner). Flight, lunches and dinners, incidentals are not included

For cheap student flights: http://isecard.com/studentflights/airfares/group.html (I cannot vouch for it, however), or: http://www.studentuniverse.com/

 

See also: http://www.isecard.com/studentflights/airfares/group.html