THE ANDEAN CULTURE OF PERU: LEGACIES AND MYSTERIES OF THE INCAN EMPIRE
Faculty Leader: Dr. Carla Giaudrone, Department of World Languages and Cultures
Travel Dates: Spring Break 2019 (March 14, 2019 – March 24, 2019)
Class Meeting Times: (Hybrid) Mondays from 3:45pm-6:00pm (1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 4/22)
Course Number: 50:940:387; 50:590:389
Program Cost: $2,850*
This course and trip to Peru explores the history and culture of the Andean region of Peru from pre-Hispanic time to the present. Students will embark on an exciting one-week journey into the heart of the lands of the Inca as they tour Peru’s major archeological monuments and sites. The trip encompasses Cusco city, heart of the Incan Empire and center of the struggle between the Incans and the Spanish Conquistadores, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Titicaca Lake, the world’s highest navigable lake, and Machu Picchu, one of the most amazing urban creations of the Inca situated in the middle of a tropical mountain forest. While on campus, class sessions will be used to discuss course readings, view relevant films, and hear from guest speakers.
Program Cost Includes:
- International Health Insurance
- Some Meals and Excursions
Program Cost Does Not Include:
- Passport Fee (for those without a passport)
- Airport Entranct or Exit Fees (if applicable)
- Visa (if applicable)
- Remaining meals
*Program Cost is approximate and subject to change. Program cost is in addition to tuition.