Roncesvalles • Estella • Burgos • León • Santiago
Summer In Spain
June 8 - July 26
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015
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This program explores the
phenomenon of pilgrimage--and, in particular, the medieval pilgrimage
Santiago de Compostela in
Spain--as a means of understanding medieval Spanish literature and
We spend ten days in Sewanee, two weeks in Madrid and the surrounding area,
and three and one-half
weeks traversing the north of Spain along the pilgrimage road itself.
The Program and its Goals
Program offers credit for two full courses:
314. Introduction to Medieval Spain
and the Road to Santiago:
An introduction to the history, literature, and
culture of medieval Spain.
Selected texts covering the Spanish medieval canon, monastic culture, and the
complex relationships among Christians, Muslims, and Jews. Emphasis on the
phenomenon of the pilgrimage road that crosses northern Spain.
Prerequisite: Spanish 203. (*Though it is not part of Sewanee Summer in Spain proper, we
offer the possibility of fulfilling Spanish 203 in an intensive summer school
course in early summer [May 24 - June 7] before the Summer in Spain program
· Fine Arts
214. Spanish Art, Western Art, and the Road to Santiago: A multidisciplinary approach to Western, particularly
Spanish, Art in connection with the development of the pilgrimage road to Santiago. Focusing
primarily on early Christian and medieval art, we also discuss the persistence
of and reaction to medieval ideas in the art of Modern Era.
Education 214. Pilgrimage to Santiago:
Pilgrims who walk 200 of the proposed 240 mile
trek will receive one PE credit.
• Close contact and relationship between professors and
students. Individual and group tutoring.
• Contact with a rich spectrum of Spanish life and society: rural, small
• A variety of activities: traditional academic
courses; family stay; small group language and cultural tutoring by Spanish
university students of same age; hiking; travel; bullfights; museums; cuisine;
• Intensive study of Medieval Spain: the Road to
Santiago; art history; religion; literature; music; geography; international
• Language study.
Thomas D. Spaccarelli, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; Professor of Spanish, The
University of the South.
Antonio E. Momplet, Ph.D., Complutense University of Madrid; Professor
of Medieval Art, Complutense University of Madrid; Visiting Professor of Fine
Arts, The University of the South.
Stephen B. Raulston,
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley;
Professor of Spanish, The University of the South.
Fernández, Ph.D., Complutense University
of Madrid; Assistant Professor of Medieval
Art, Complutense University
With Application (due Feb. 13, 2015): $500
Balance, upon acceptance: $7,500 billed to student account
$8,000 total cost for program, excluding
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