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COLFA Semester in Urbino, Italy, Spring, 2012: Applications accepted this week

Urbino, Italy

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(Oct. 10, 2011) --The UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts announces its inaugural semester of the COLFA Semester in Urbino Program.

Students in the 13-week program will live in the ancient city of Urbino, taking classes with UTSA professors, studying Italian with professors from the University of Urbino, and traveling to Rome, Venice, Florence, and other Italian cities as part of the curriculum.

Classes include "Love and Death in the Italian Renaissance," "Shakespeare's England and Italy," "Excavating Language: Linguistic Connections across Latin, Italian, and English" and other offerings.

 

Program fees cover expenses for a private dorm room,10 meals a week plus breakfast every day, and trips.

 

Deadline for application is Tuesday, October 11.

For additional information, contact co-organizers Bridget Drinka or Marita Nummikoski or visit COLFA Semester in Urbino

 

 

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