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Faculty-led: Dionysian Study in Athens, Greece: Theatre, History, Performance, Gender, and Sexuality
Athens, Greece; Delphi, Greece; Epidaurus, Greece; Mycenae, Greece (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Break
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Restrictions: KSU applicants only
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2019 02/01/2019 ** 03/22/2019 03/30/2019

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:
Dionysian Study in Athens, Greece: Theatre, History, Performance, Gender, and Sexuality
Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Delphi, Greece

Acropolis at Night

QUICK FACTS

Professor Name:  Daniel-Raymond Nadon, Ph.D.                                                                 


Total Estimated Cost: $3,000 maximum

Eligibility: Undergraduate or Graduate Students

Course: THEA 41095, THEA 51095

Number of Credit Hours: 2

Program dates: March 23 - 30, 2019  

Application deadline:  February 1, 2019

 
 
OVERVIEW

Course Name and CRN:  THEA 41095, THEA 51095


Location(s):  Athens Greece with day trips to Delphi, Epidaurus, and Mycenae 

Course Description: Looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality, we will examine the theatre texts and artistic expression throughout Greek history (art, sculpture, fashion, performance, etc.). This examination will then extend to a discussion of the cultural and other contexts that affect these expressions and a further discussion of how they led to our current ways of thinking in this regard.



KSU Sponsoring College: College of the Arts
Group at Theatre of Epidaurus


 

TENTATIVE ITINERARY When: March 22 - 30, 2019
Travel Itinerary - 7 nights and 8 days.
Contact - Dr. Daniel Raymond Nadon, dnadon@kent.edu

 
Friday March 22 Depart Kent, OH    
Saturday March 23 Arrive in Athens
Welcome Dinner
City  Tour
Check in - Yassou!
Athens City Walk 
½ day
Sunday  March 24   Visit: Museum of Architecture
Evening: National Theatre of Greece 
½ to full day
Monday March 25   Acropolis Tour – (1/2 to full day)
Evening on your own
½ to full day
Tuesday  March 26
 
  University of Athens
 
½ to full day
Wednesday March 27   All Day Trip Epidaurus /Mycenae full day
Thursday March 28   Museum Tours – (on your own)
Evening: National Theatre of Greece Show #2
½ to full day
Friday  March 29
 
  All Day Trip Delphi
Includes:
Evening – pack/last visit - kherete
full day
Saturday  March 30 Departure    
 
Nadon Street


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS                                                                 National Theatre of Greece
Requirements: Assessment:
  • Trip
  • Attendance/Participation
  • In-Class Assignments
  • Journal of Experiences
  • Post-trip Presentations
Pre-requisites: None
Maximum capacity: 16


ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS 
Fee includes lodging, group meals, guided tours, bus trips, theatre and other admissions, and transportation via metro.

 
CDC WEB SITE AND IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
 

Please visit the CDC travel page for information about any vaccinations you may need or health and safety tips for traveling to your destination:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/greece

If vaccinations or medicines are needed according to the CDC, you may be able to make arrangements with the DeWeese Health Center for immunization appointments.  Appointment openings are limited and they may have to order your vaccine, which takes time.  In some cases, DeWeese may not be able to accommodate your needs.  Plan accordingly.

PROGRAM FEES              Ancient Busts Museum

Program Fee Breakdown: ($1500 includes Fee includes lodging, group meals, bus trips, theatre and other admissions, transportation via metro, mandatory health insurance


Tuition: 2 credits (see www.kent.edu/tuition for more information)

Estimated personal costs: (total estimated $1500 - airfare – approximately $1000, souvenirs, on your own meals)
 
Total Estimated Maximum Cost: $2600 - 3000
 
Payment Instructions: All travel study payments will be processed via Store Front (cashnet). 





Scholarships are available through the Office of Global Education https://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/education-abroad-scholarships; for additional scholarships and financial aid information, please visit: https://www.kent.edu/financialaid

 
DEADLINES
Application deadline - February 1, 2019

Payment deadline:  Payment Schedule: 

 
Installment 1 Installment 2 Installment 3
January 27 February 10 March 1
$500 $500 $500
 
Withdrawal deadline: January 15, 2019
 
 


CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty name and contact info: Daniel-Raymond Nadon, Ph.D.

Email: dnadon@kent.edu

Phone: 330-672-7386

Office location on campus: B143 School of Theatre and Dance


Nadon
Brief Bio: 
Daniel-Raymond Nadon, Ph.D., a Professor at Kent State University teaches courses in Theatre History, Theatre and Social Change, and LGBTQ Theatre. He has directed 67 plays at Kent and amassed publications on LGBTQ Theatre, Deaf Theatre and Theatre and Social Justice. A U.S/Canada Fulbright scholar, he studied the works of Quebecois playwright Michel Tremblay.  His work with Fringe Benefits in Los Angeles culminated in his co-edited book titled Staging Social Justice: Collaborating to Create Activist Theatre.















 
 
 
 


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