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Cultural and social activities

Center for Italian Studies - Babilonia school, Taormina - Sicily

Babilonia - Center for Italian Language and Culture offers a wide array of cultural and social activities which are an enriching extension of the classroom. Optional guided visits and excursions, which take full advantage of Sicily’s diverse resources, are scheduled each weekend,. Weekly seminars covering topics in such areas as art, history, culture, sociology, politics and economics are coordinated with a weekly film designed to stimulate discussion and an appreciation and understanding of the intricacies of the Italian culture. Demonstrations and lectures given by our faculty or local artisans, along with social dinners and sports activities, immerse students in the local culture and offer an insider’s view of life in Sicily enriching the students’ study abroad in Sicily, Italy experience. Below is a sample of a two week schedule of activities. Visit the Babilonia Blog to watch videos and read about some of the dynamic activities available for our Babilonia - Center for Italian Language and Culture Study Abroad in Sicily, Italy students. Link to http://blog.babilonia.it/


Link to a sample of 2 week cultural and social program

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Syllabi for programs are available for faculty members to review prior to approval of academic credits for study abroad in Sicily courses.
Students may directly transfer credits into their home university or earn US university credits through Auburn University.



For more specific details on study abroad programs, please contact:

Donnamarie Kelly Pignone

Kelly Pignone

U.S. Academic Advisor

tel/fax: (+1) 603-894-5552
Cell (+1) 978-828-3228


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