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No longer accepting applications for the 2014 summer.
YSS in Paris, France FILM S153: Paris and the Cinema
(Group II, Hu) Program Dates: Saturday, July 5 – Saturday, August 9, 2014
Expenses: Participants are responsible for all costs of the program. A break down of the program budget can be found by clicking on the "Program Budget" link here or at the top of the page.
Funding: Yale students on financial aid are eligible for the International Summer Award (ISA).
(Please be aware the ISA has a cap of $10,000.) Students from other universities should consult their financial aid offices.
Course Description: Paris is the cultural capital of cinema. No city has been celebrated in film as frequently and as lovingly as Paris has. This course is an introduction to French cinema and culture from 1915 to the present which focuses on the mystery, romance, youth and consumerism of Paris. The class will explore Parisian neighborhoods on city walks, visit two preeminent French cinema institutions (the Cinémathèque Française and the Institut Lumière) and view films together. These films will include Breathless, La Haine, and Amélie. All readings will be in English with further optional readings in French. All films are subtitled in English. 1 Credit Instructor: Michael Cramer, email@example.com
Housing Abroad: Students will live in an international dorm at St. John's University - Paris Campus. Students must leave housing on the last day of the program. Breakfast is included 7 days per week at St. John's University. Students will be on their own for lunch and dinner each day.
Trips & Activities*: Class dinners, a weekend trip to Lyon, a three-day trip to Arles. *Subject to change.
Application Process: Apply through the Center for International Experience website. Application fee: $55 Application opens: December 15, 2013 Application deadline: February 15, 2014
Airfare: Students are responsible for booking their own airfare to the program location. Students should arrive in Paris on Saturday, July 5. If students wish to arrive before the check-in date they will be responsible for their own housing for dates prior to the start of the program. Travel arrangements home should be made for Saturday, August 9.
Passport/Visa: Students are responsible for obtaining a passport and researching if a visa is needed. (U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program.) If a student requires a visa and needs supporting documents from the Study Abroad office, they must give the office at least a week's notice in preparing those documents for them.
Pre-departure Orientation: A mandatory pre-departure orientation will be held for this program.