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Brazil

Elementary Portuguese for Romance Language Speakers I & II + Culture

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive elementary program in Portuguese language emphasizing development of all language skills, with an introduction to Brazilian cultural history which covers essential themes and figures from 1500 to the present; conducted in English with sessions in Portuguese in Brazil. This program completes the Portuguese language requirement for Latin American Studies majors.

Croatia, Republic of

History & Culture of Southeastern Europe

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

Multidisciplinary study from antiquity to modernity. The program covers the Byzantine presence and the remnants of the Roman world; consequences of the schism between Rome and Constantinople; barbarian kingdoms and the medieval city-states; Ottoman incursions and millets; Renaissance and Baroque; beginning of nationalism and modern national integration; national revolutions,...

Czech Republic

Cinematic Storytelling in Prague

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive, hands-on exploration of the theory, tools and techniques of narrative filmmaking offered jointly by Yale and FAMU, the national film and television academy of the Czech Republic, one of the world's top film schools. The program comprises two distinct but complementary parts: a Yale seminar, in which students learn the fundamental principles and techniques of...

In Kafka's Spirit: Prague Film and Fiction

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An introduction to Prague’s intellectual culture and the Jewish question through contemporary film, fiction, history, language, and students' creative projects, including filming. Travels in the Czech Republic and selected countries of former Austro-Hungary. Emphasis is on Kafka's influence on today's Prague, war period, dissident movement, transition from totalitarianism to...

France

Advanced Culture and Conversation

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

This program is an intensive oral practice for advanced students, which will bring you up-to-date with French culture and current events as you experience day-to-day life in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. You’ll study the language and explore the many facets of Paris. In small groups, you’ll conduct surveys and interviews, documenting your work with photographs. You’...

Advanced Language Practice

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An advanced language course intended to improve comprehension of spoken and written French and speaking and writing skills through the study of films, modern fiction and non-fiction texts. Museum trips, walking tours, and theater performances complement the readings and further students’ appreciation of Paris.

Age of Cathedrals

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

A study of the culture and monuments of the High Middle Ages in France, with visits to Notre-Dame de Paris, Saint Denis, Chartres, Sainte-Chapelle, Amiens, Beauvais, Reims, the Cité de l'Architecture, Cluny Museum,  and discussion of accompanying historical, literary, and philosophical works by Peter Abelard, Abbot Suger, Rutebeuf, Saint Bernard, Joinville, Thibaut de Champagne,...

Belle Époque France

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

A study of important works of literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and the decorative arts in turn-of-the-century France (1870-1914). This course will acquaint students with the principal literary and artistic forms, social trends, political movements, scientific theories, and technological innovations of the Belle Époque, with visits to museums, architectural...

Elementary and Intermediate French I & II

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive program designed for students with no previous study of French. This program focuses on developing all language skills, communicative proficiency, self-expression, and cultural insights through extensive use of authentic audio, video material, and field trips. Conducted entirely in un-simplified French. Daily classroom attendance, language laboratory work, and...

Intermediate and Advanced French I & II

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive program designed to perfect students' skills in understanding spoken and written French and in speaking and writing. Prepares students for further work in literary, language, and cultural studies as well as for non-academic use of French.

Private Law and Contract Enforcement in the United States and France

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

What happens when commerce crosses borders? What are the economic impacts of differing standards of enforcement and proof? How is legal harmony achieved? This joint summer program brings together faculty and students from Yale University, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), and ESSEC Business School for case study and on-site modules at the International Court of Commercial...

Travel Writing

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

There are only two plots in all of literature, claimed the late John Gardner: the story of a journey, and of a stranger coming to town. Most travel literature is both: the story of a journey as well as a tale of a stranger, stepping into an alien land. This program examines travel writing, surveying a wide range of works, from long-form “place” essays to destination articles, from...

Germany

Intermediate German I & II

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive, content-based language program that teaches linguistic skills through a variety of texts and media, with special emphasis on the culture and history of 12 German, Austrian and Swiss cities. In New Haven, on the Yale campus, students will have class from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. every day. In Berlin, students will have class from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. every day. There...

Italy

Elementary Italian I & II

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive "at-home-and-abroad" program designed for first-year Italian students, this program involves intensive language study at the elementary level. Classes during the first three weeks of the program are held on the Yale campus, and the remaining five weeks allow students to put their language skills to use while living and studying in the Tuscan city of Siena and engaging...

Intermediate Italian I & II + Culture

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive "at-home-and-abroad" experience designed for second-year Italian students, this program combines language study at the intermediate level with an exploration of Italian literature, film, and culture; beginning on the Yale campus and then empowering students to put their language skills to use while living and studying in the Tuscan city of Siena while engaging in...

Rome

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

Rome was Aeneas’s new home, the heir to the glory of Greece. Under Augustus, Rome was the seat of the most extraordinary imperial power the world has ever known. Rome was where Peter became the rock of the Church, and it remains the indisputable center of western Christendom. Rome was where Petrarch gazed out on the ruins of that ancient civilization; his ruminations gave rise to...

The Florentine Renaissance

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

The origins, development, and maturation of the Renaissance in Florence. The city's political debates, ideals of education, Neoplatonic enthusiasms, literature, history and art. The Florentine Renaissance compared to those of Ferrara and Rome. Includes visits to Florence, Rome, and Ferrara.

Morocco

Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I & II

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An accelerated language program, which includes readings, composition exercises, review of Arabic grammar, listening skills, and conversation practice in standard Arabic. Concentration is placed on idiomatic expressions, vocabulary acquisition, in addition to focusing on reading and listening to extended passages. 

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I & II

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

A program for second-year language students involving all four language skills; designed to improve students’ proficiency in aural and reading comprehension as well as in speaking and writing. Aims to develop a strong understanding of the linguistic features of the Arabic language with emphasis on comprehensive communication skills.

Russian Federation

Fourth-Year Russian I + Culture

Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad (YSS)

An intensive "at-home-and-abroad" program featuring a semester’s worth of language study at the fourth year level of Russian. Students who wish to apply need to first contact Professor Constantine Muravnik. The program consists of a language course adjusted to the specific needs of each student.  The language course meets only in St. Petersburg for 8 hours per week; it runs in...

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