Immersion in Faculty Leaders
the Art and Ideas
Immersion in the Art
of Renaissance and Ideas of
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
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.
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
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.
• 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
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.