UCSC Summer Food Study Field Study in Italy
The Anthropology of Food in Italy — Summer 2018
This coming summer UC Santa Cruz Anthropology Professor Lissa Caldwell and UC Santa Cruz graduate Rebecca Feinberg will teach courses on the Anthropology of Food in Italy. The classes will be taught in English, so no Italian language proficiency is required. They will be held in Perugia, in central Italy, at the Umbra Institute through UC Santa Cruz. The courses will be accepted at UC Santa Cruz as ANTH 151: Workshop in Ethnography and ANTH 161: Anthropology of Food, both of which are upper-division courses for the UCSC Anthropology Major. The five-week Summer Session runs from June 23 to July 28.
A Big University Town in a Small Italian City. UC-Santa Cruz students will take advantage of the Umbra Institute’s beautiful location in historic Perugia, Italy, to complete courses that count towards their majors, all while studying abroad and living in the real Italy.
Student Life. Each summer the Umbra Institute hosts between 80 and 100 American and Italian college students from colleges and universities across the U.S. and in Perugia. Housing is provided for all students in shared apartments within a 10-minute walk of the Institute. Apartments are furnished with full kitchens and have WiFi access. Check out some of the student activities offered at Umbra.
To learn more about the course, contact Professor Caldwell by filling out the form below.
“Seeing what you are learning about adds so much to the learning experience. Through my classes and travels I learned so much about Italian history, life, and culture. Even though Perugia is a smaller city, there is always something going on. There are two other universities in the city and students from all over the world to meet and get to know!”
“I came to Umbra to learn about Italy and about the culture here, but also more about America and myself. One regret I hear from every college graduate is that they never took the chance to study abroad. This program is so special and I was very lucky to be a part of something so unique.”