Summer 2017: The Renaissance in Italy

Medieval and Early Modern Culture, Summer 2017, Florence- please see below details on a Summer courseflorence-sls-302-summer-2017-flyer in Italy:

Turn Florence into your classroom as you read literary and historical texts, explore the sites, and tackle questions of identity, gender, political oppression, and religious expression. You will see first-hand how the Italian Renaissance ushered in an explosion of cultural, intellectual, and artistic activity with Florence serving as the beating heart of this extraordinary phenomenon. You will learn how the Renaissance is both a foundation of the modern world as well as a monument to the ancient one.

The Details


You will live in furnished apartments centrally located in the city center. The apartments are equipped with kitchens so you can prepare your own meals or eat in the many local restaurants or cafés.



May 31, 2017 Arrival in Florence

June 29, 2017 Program end date

Academic Program

SLS 302 (4 credits). Pre-requisite: ENG 111, ENG 151, a

200-level ENH and 2.5 GPA or higher. Contact Professor

Gerry Milligan for questions regarding pre-requisites/waivers. The course fulfills major requirement and may count toward minors/majors in Italian and other liberal arts degrees. See your advisor for details.

***2017 COSTS TBD***


Program Fee & Housing (2016 cost for reference)$2670*

4 credits (based on in-state CUNY tuition rate) $1100

* Program Cost Includes: Housing, fees for required site visits, administrative fees, international medical and travel insurance, and orientation in U.S. & Italy. All costs and fees are subject to change. Airfare, meals, books and personal expenses are not included. Students should budget an additional $2500 for those expenses.

Application Deadline March 15


The Center for Global Engagement is dedicated to providing scholarships for students while studying abroad. Additional information and scholarship applications are available on our website at .

Additional Questions

Contact the instructor of the course, Professor Gerry Milligan

(, or the Center for Global

Engagement at 718.982.2100 or come visit us in Building

2A Room 206.