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Summer School 2017: Exploring Conflict, Sharing a Future in a World in Transition

3rd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, Aristotle University,.June 26 - July 1, 2017

Deadline for applications (by June 5, 2017)

The Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the kind contribution of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece is announcing the organization of the 3rd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, at Aristotle University (School of English premises; Faculty of Philosophy; 3rd floor) between Monday 26 June to Saturday 1 July, 2017.


The Summer School offers to participants 2 ECTS for 30 hours of lectures and workshops plus a 10-hour individual workload on research projects and assignments.

The 2017 Summer School aims at examining various moments of socio-cultural, historical and political transition by commenting on the notions of peace and conflict both in an American and transatlantic context with special emphasis placed on human rights, global education, shared cultural values, community diversity, cohesion and understanding.

We welcome applications from:
• undergraduate and postgraduate students
• researchers from all fields of studies
• educators from primary, secondary and college education
• IB students
• the interested public

The Summer School program is open to everyone who wishes to deepen their understanding of current scholarly debates and research within the context of:
• Ethnicity
• Global America
• Peace and Conflict
• Global education
• Human rights, cultural diversity, non-violence.

The language of the Summer School is English. The material to be used emerges from American Studies without excluding its conversation with other disciplines and sociocultural realities. The Summer School is divided into three thematic sections (two consecutive days per theme) to be discussed in a lecture and workshop format followed by individual or group projects.

TENTATIVE PROGRAM
June 26th-27th, 2017
Narrative Identity and Voices of Otherness
Sophia Emmanouilidou and Anastasia Stefanidou

June 28th-29th, 2017
Conflict and Resolution from Old to New Hollywood
Michalis Kokonis and Giorgos Dimitriadis

June 30th-July 1st, 2017
Τhe Social Role of Musical Theatre
Ellen Marie Peck and Constantine Chatzipapatheodoridis

PLEASE NOTE
Deadline for applications: June 5th, 2017
Language of teaching: English
Summer School fee: € 120
(the cost includes administration fee, registration material, coffee break, access to Moodle platform and digitized study material)

CERTIFICATE
Certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants plus certification of the ECTS gained.

ONLINE INFORMATION
Additional information on the program, the instructors, and the registration form can be found at http://www.enl.auth.gr/summerschool/2017-amlit/program.html 

CONTACT INFORMATION
For enquiries please send e-mail to:
Dr. Zoe Detsi, detsi@enl.auth.gr
Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou, trapatz@enl.auth.gr

 

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