Medieval Travel 2012

Get Fit, Get Medieval, Get Credit!

!!!!CANCELLED FOR 2012!!!

 

Study Abroad Office, UA, cancelled our tour for a number of reasons, but the bottomline was that there were not enough applicants

 

Hiatus. But we'll continue in 2013

 
Medieval Travel Cours 2012

Preliminary Itinerary:

Ca. May 20, 2012- ca. June 10, 2012

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 and Tour Co-Director: Carolyn Classen, J.D.
Professor Classen's wife of 27 years has accompanied him on 5 previous tours.
She is a part-time Hearing Officer in Small Claims Court, Pima County
Consolidated Justice Courts, and a former practicing attorney

 

For a cheap online company that sells affordable airline tickets to students: http://www.studentuniverse.com/ (recommended by one of my students from last summer, 2010)

See also: http://isecard.com/studentflights/airfares/group.html (again, I cannot vouch for them)

Syllabus

Checklist

Textbook:

Medieval Answers to Modern Problems, ed. Albrecht Classen (San Diego: Cognella, 2012)

 

Instructions how to purchase the book:

 
To purchase your textbook, please follow the instructions below:      
       
Step 1: Log on to https://students.universityreaders.com/store
Step 2: Create an account or log in if you have an existing account to purchase.      
Step 3: Easy-to-follow instructions will guide you through the rest of the ordering process. Payment can be made by all major credit cards or with an electronic check.     

 

To apply, go to Study Abroad, UA, at: http://studyabroad.arizona.edu/apply

See also: http://studyabroad.arizona.edu/databaseshowitem.aspx?id=1088

 

Application Deadline: Febr. 15, 2012!

 

Preliminary Itinerary:

Fly into Sarajewo, arriving on May 21, take the bus to

Dubrovnik (Croatia) (2 nights):

Dubrovnik

Split (Croatia) (1 night): May 23-24

Split

 

Zagreb: May 24-25

Zagreb

 

 

 

Venice (Italy) (say in Lido di Jessolo) (2 nights):May 25-27

Venice

 

 

Hochosterwitz (Austria (stay in Friesach) (1 night): May 28

Hochosterwitz

 

Werfen near Salzburg (Austria) (1 night): (May 29)

Hohenwerfen

Tabor (lunch stop)

Tabor, CZ

 

Prague (Czech Republic) (2 nights): (May 30-June 1)

Prague

 

 

Nuremberg (Germany) (2 night): (June 2-June 3)

Nuremberg

 

 

 

Murten (Switzerland) (2 nights): (June 3-4)

Murten

Annecy (France): (June 5)

 

Rheims (France): en route

Poitiers (France) (2 nights): (June 6-7)

Poitiers

Mont Saint Michel (France): (June 8-9)

Mont St. Michel

  Bayeux (stay in Caen) (2 nights) (June 10-11)

 

Return from Paris (optional for you to stay in Paris on your own for a few days) (June 12)