Education AbroadArt & Art History Faculty Led Trips, Summer 2016
Archaeological Field School at Antiochia ad Cragum
Be part of a full-scale research and archaeological project while earning UNL credit in Art History! The Antiochia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project (ACARP) takes place on the south-central coast of Turkey in ancient Rough Cilicia. The Project is currently excavating a third-century AD Imperial (?) temple, a colonnaded street, and a major bath complex that includes a large mosaic.
Participants in the field school will learn comprehensive archaeological methods, including excavation and recording, mapping, surveying, object photography, and basic conservation techniques.
Additional opportunities for field trips include: nearby archaeological sites, such as Selinus, Lamos, Perge, Aspendos, and the Alanya Museum.
Visit the Antiochea ad Cragum Archaeolocical Research Project website for details.
Greek Odyssey: A Classical Journey
Explore beautiful Greece!
The Greek Odyssey education abroad trip is led by Professor Michael Hoff, who specializes in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology. It promises to be an in-depth introduction to the monuments and culture of Greece from the Bronze Age through the Roman Empire. You’ll visit several of the most important sites of the Byzantine period in Greece and gain an awareness of their religious heritage. Students will participate in orientation meetings and field trips to archaeological sites and museums.
Locations: Athens, Crete, Agios Nikolaos, Chania, Corinth, Nafplion, Nemea, Tiryns, Olympia, Delphi, Attica, Mycenae, Aegina...and more. Download the 2016 Greek Odyssey: A Classical Journey brochure (.pdf)
Japanese Visual Culture in Context
"Japanese Visual Culture in Context" is taught by UNL professors Frauke Hachtmann and Dana Fritz. The course is a partnership between the Department of Art and Art History in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Students who participate in the three-week summer program will sharpen their perceptual and analytical skills through daily drawing, writing, and photography while in Japan. They will also visit several significant cultural sites in Japan to study fine art.
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Hixson-Lied Department of Art & Art History International Education Scholarship
A limited number of $1500 scholarships are available to majors in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts who are selected to participate in faculty led Education Abroad courses.
During summer 2016 up to 10 students in Japanese Visual Culture in Context, and up to 10 students in Greek Odyssey: A Classical Journey will receive the scholarship. The scholarship can be applied toward travel expenses, but cannot be used for tuition. No separate application is required. Eligiblility requirements include 1) Major in Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts; 2) GPA of 3.0 or higher; 3) Full time enrollment.