Follow us as we unwrap the tales of medieval France and early modern Paris. Like Caesar, dip your toe in the Roman baths of Cluny, stand where the last Knights Templar were burned at the stake, walk the same route of Kind Louis 16th and Marie Antoinette as they made their way to the guillotine, explore the museum of Paris in a 17th century private home, visit the inspiration for Versailles with an unforgettable candle-light tour and more!
From the Department of Language and Culture, Profs. Fine and Spikes will hosting an information session on the upcoming trip to Paris on Saturday, September 7, 2012, in the Large Conference Room in Building 2.
HUM284CS or HUM268H: Splendors of Italy June 9-17, 2012 [J. Crawford]
Contact JCrawford@msmc.la.edu for more information.
Travel to Italy and study the culture of the ancient Roman Empire! As we travel, we will visit key ancient sites and collections such as the Roman port of Ostia, Pompeii, and the museum of antiquities in Naples. In Florence and the Vatican we will study the ancient Greco-Roman inspiration for Renaissance art. We will also visit the Forum and the Coliseum. Join us for a trip through time!
African Americans in California - Allensworth State Park August 13-14, 2011 [F. Simonelli]
In 1908 Colonel Allen Allensworth founded an independent township in Tulare County, 30 miles north of Bakersfield, CA, the first community founded and financed entirely by and for African Americans at a time when violence against black Americans was epidemic. This travel study course will explore Colonel Allensworth’s life and career and visit the Allensworth State Park where his Township has been lovingly preserved and restored.