Summer Programs: Celtic Spain

Galician Culture Through the Eyes of Santiago de Compostela
Dates: July 2-July 28, 2007
This unique program immerses students in the culture of Galicia, a Celtic bridge to understanding the past and present of the Hispanic and Portuguese-speaking worlds. Santiago de Compostela, Galicia's capital in northwestern Spain, a UNESCO heritage city and an ancient site of pilgrimage, is the home base of the program. Class discussions will focus on the identity of Galicia as represented in geography, history and archaeology, politics and society, language and literature, traditions, mythology, religion, music and cinema. The program includes several excursions, including a trip to northern Portugal. More...

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