Summer in Fiesole, Italy: Plague, Tuscany, and the Globalization of Disease
The Office of Global Education offers this credit-bearing, undergraduate summer study abroad program in Fiesole, Italy. This class presents both micro and macro histories of plague. Students will learn about and visit multiple plague sites in northern Italy, private and public spaces (like hospitals, foundling homes, churches) constructed to help contemporaries cope with the disease, and medieval and early modern art that conveys the magnitude of the mortality Italians witnessed firsthand.
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