College of Liberal Arts Center for Study Abroad
116 Murkland Hall
15 Library Way
Italy: Palermo Program
This program will not run in summer 2015. Check back for summer 2016!
Summer Study Abroad Program
Four-week summer education course in mafia and anti-mafia movements as they are represented in literature, education, cinema, and law.
- Discover Sicily through ethical travel with activists, business owners, artists and teachers who say "no" to the Mafia's requests for protection money.
- Earn 4 credits (undergraduate and graduate) in an exciting new course offering that will introduce you to one of the most powerful anti-organized crime movements in the western world, initiated by educators, artists and young social entrepreneurs committed to an ethical society.
- Enjoy Palermo's ancient markets - the Ballaro and Vucciria - and learn to make traditional Sicilian dishes in your own kitchen.
- Take excursions into the history and urbanization of the Mafia in Palermo through spontaneous shrines, monuments, film and meetings with anti-Mafia activists.