WOMEN IN PARIS: PAST AND PRESENT
Faculty Leader: Lee Ann Westman, Department of Gender Studies
Travel Dates: May 23-31, 2020
Class Meeting Times: Friday 12:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Course Number: 50:443:490; I1 (32058)
Program Cost: Approximately $2,650*
Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world, and the history of its women is fascinating. We will visit museums, graves, homes, prisons, studios, castles, cafes, and cathedrals to learn more about Heloise, the medieval French nun, Marie Antoinette, the doomed French queen, Camille Claudel, the French sculptor who spent the last 40 years of her life in an asylum, Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize winner, Suzanne Valadon, the painter of Montmartre, Olympe de Gouges who wrote the “Declaration of the Rights of Women” in 1791, and American women such as Mary Cassatt and Josephine Baker who adopted Paris as their home.
Program Cost Includes:
- International health insurance
- Some meals and excursions
Program Cost Does Not Include:
- Passport, visa, or airport entrance or exit fees (if applicable)
- Remaining meals
*Program cost is approximate and subject to change. Program cost is in addition to tuition.