This capital city has so much to offer. Take in Mozart's Don Giovanni in the original theater where the opera premiered some 200 years ago. Tour the Prague Castle, Franz Kafka's house, the Jewish quarter, or the many museums of the city.
Gender Issues within the European Context: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Oct 1 - 29, 2022
Excursions to Carlsbad and Vienna, Austria
Explore interdisciplinary gender issues through film
Discussions on multiculturalism, religion, and spirituality
Access to Charles University
Stay in the university district alongside local students
Course Credit Available
This course will familiarize students with basic, yet fundamental, concepts and theories related to gender as a social construct, to biological) sex and to relations among/between men and women in the society and culture as seen from interdisciplinary perspectives. Course session will deal with various gender-related issues and will be placed within the European context and compared with cultural specificities of American society. Further, issues of multiculturalism, so-called Third World feminism and/or spirituality and religion will be discussed in the global context, rather than particularly European and/or American one, as these issues pertain to gender regardless of geographical location.
Included Excursion: Carlsbad and Vienna
Spend the day relaxing in Carlsbad, a peaceful spa town in west Bohemia. This small Czech city is famous for its thermal baths, which are believed to have mystical healing properties. You’ll also travel to Vienna, Austria, where you can tour the beautiful gardens of the Schönbrunn Palace, revel in the majesty of the Hofburg Palace, or simply wander cobblestone alleys to the tune of street musicians performing Mozart’s greatest hits.
Host: Charles University
Founded in 1348, Charles University is the largest and oldest university in the Czech Republic. The university has numerous buildings throughout Prague, but all ISA courses are held in Prague 6, an area where many local Czech students live and attend classes.
Student apartments are fully furnished, and rent and utilities are included in the program price. The apartments are either within walking distance of campus or near public transportation lines. Apartments typically house two to four program participants of the same gender with double-occupancy bedrooms. Apartments are equipped with basic kitchen supplies, a clothes washing machine, and drying racks (no dryers). Meals are not included.
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