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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, Residence halls Area of study: Art and Art History
Class Status: 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
Art & Visual Culture 
Encounter the great auteurs in European filmmaking and thought-provoking work in the contemporary art scene. In this program, you discover visual culture and artistic expression in Nordic and European settings.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Meet with Danish and European directors and artists to explore and discuss the roles of art and cinema in Europe
  • Strengthen your ability to analyze specific visual works and evaluate how artists expand the traditional use of media
  • Travel with classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to discover and reflect on innovative artistic expression in contemporary Europe
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Art History
  • Film Studies
  • Fine Arts
  • Media Studies 

CORE COURSE 

Modern Frames: European Art and Cinema 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
From the great auteurs in European filmmaking to the provocateurs of the contemporary art scene, this course examines artistic expression in European cinema and visual arts. What role does independent film and art movements play in 20th and 21st century Europe? How are aesthetics influenced by the changing political landscape? When do visual arts go beyond consumerism? We do a case study of subversive art in Europe and meet with Danish directors to discuss film.
Week-Long Study Tour: Prague-Vienna 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 08/17/2019 12/14/2019