Immersion in Faculty Leaders the Art and Ideas Immersion in the Art of Renaissance and Ideas of Florence Renaissance Florence A month in Florence, Italy September 30 – October 28, 2013 Ann Wiklund, MA, and Nancy Harper, PhD Two award-winning faculty members (both of whom have substantial Registration form experience teaching study abroad programs in Florence) will lead the (Only use this registration form if you are NOT enrolling online through program. Dr. Nancy Harper has directed semester-long programs in Shop JCCC.) Florence and Paris, and has taught for many years at the University of Kansas. Ann Wiklund has led numerous JCCC study abroad trips to Name _________________________________ Florence, and continues to teach art history at JCCC. For more information about the trip, please contact us at ﬂorencejccc2013@gmail.com. Address ________________________________ City __________________________________ State __________________________________ ZIP ___________________________________ Phone _________________________________ Email__________________________________ Send this registration form and a $400 nonrefundable deposit payable to JCCC to: Business Oﬃce, Box 3 Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210-1299 12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210-1299 Treat yourself to an autumn month living as a Florentine, Tentative weekly schedules Eligibility and Registration (No activities are planned for weekends except one Saturday.) Total cost: $4,780 with time to explore the markets and neighborhoods that Week 0ne: Departure from Kansas City and arrival in Florence, orientation The fee includes: you would miss as an only-the-highlights tourist. Best of all • Round-trip airfare from Kansas City to Florence* and group dinner. Discuss Florence history with an Italian language primer. • Two pre-departure orientation meetings, TBA after registration we will be reading and discussing the social, religious and Read and discuss selections from Epicurus and Seneca. Site visits to Baptistry, • Accommodations in four-person apartments with double-occupancy bedrooms, political ideas of the Renaissance and the most important Orsanmichele, Duomo and Duomo Museum. Excursion to Fiesole. kitchens and eating and living spaces. (A limited number of single-person bedrooms Week two: Read and discuss selections from Plato, Aristotle, St. Paul, and two-person apartments might be available for an additional fee.)* concepts that led to the Renaissance, and the on-site • Wi-ﬁ access; laundry facilities in the building St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. Site visits to Bargello, Casa Buonarotti, immersion in Florence’s incomparable art and architecture. • Admission fees to all art history excursion sites and Florence museum card Brancacci Chapel, Santo Spirito, Piazalle Michelangelo/St. Miniato al Monte • Textbooks Classes are held in a 16th century palazzo, and art history (vespers with Gregorian chants), Santa Maria Novella, San Marco and Sant’ • Travel expenses to Lucca/Pisa, Fiesole, Poggibonsi, American cemetery and Siena Appollonia. Excursions to American Cemetery and Poggibonsi. • Accident and sickness insurance (Participants should be certain that their private health excursions are scattered throughout the city and Week three: Read and discuss selections from Dante, Boccaccio, Loyola, insurance provides coverage abroad.) surrounding Tuscan towns, including Fiesole, Poggibonsi, • Classrooms, computer labs, library Pizan, Chaucer, Lucretius, Luther and Castiglione. Site visits to Uﬃzi, Medici • Local, on-site partner/company for expert and creative assistance Lucca/Pisa and Siena. This program does not carry academic Chapel, Palazzo Medici-Ricardo, San Lozenzo, Piazza Signoria and Accademia. • Access to 24-hour emergency phone Excursion to Lucca/Pisa. credit. Informal discussion classes will generally meet on • Florence bus pass *There can be no exceptions to either the international travel arrangements or to the accommodations. weekday mornings for about an hour and a half, and art Week four: Read and discuss Machiavelli, Mirandola and Galileo. Site visits to Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Davanzati, Santa Trinita, Museum of Science and Items not included: history site visits will follow time for a leisurely lunch. • As apartments are equipped for cooking, meals and food are not included. Basilica Santa Croce. Excursion to Siena. Farewell dinner and departure. • Gratuities • Passport fee, if needed Eligibility: Florence is not a wheelchair-friendly city. Even though bus passes are included in the fee, Florence is a walking city. You should expect to walk substantial distances every day all over the city. If you are unable to walk and climb stairs, this program will be impossible. Required documentation: Valid U.S. passport. Please note that your passport cannot expire within six months of the departure date. Visa is NOT required. Deposit: A deposit of $400 must be paid in order to reserve a space for this trip. This deposit is not refundable. Since the group size is limited (maximum 16 participants), early reservations are encouraged. The deposit may be paid electronically with either a credit card or an electronic check at www.jccc.edu. • In the menu across the top, click “Shop JCCC” • Scroll down to “Academic Travel” • Click on the link for “Renaissance Florence 2013.” You will be asked to provide your name and address, as well as pay the deposit. If you do not wish to pay the deposit electronically, you may complete the reservation form included with this brochure. Make your $400 check payable to JCCC and write “Renaissance Florence 2013” in the memo line. Mail the check and the registration form to the address on the registration form. Payments: $400 nonrefundable deposit due on enrollment. Three additional payments are due as follows: • $1,500 due on March 30, 2013 • $1,500 due on April 30, 2013 • $1,380 due on May 30, 2013. Cancellations: Other than the nonrefundable deposit, any fees paid before June 30, 2013, that have not been passed on to a vendor will be refunded upon receipt of a written request. After that date, all fees paid are nonrefundable. Cancellation insurance is recommended.
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