Comm. & Culture in Budapest, Hungary      WVU Faculty-led Summer 2013 Study Abroad• 6 credits: 3 weeks online & 3 weeks on...
The Courses (6 credits)•   COMM 493: Construction & Comm. of Hungarian Cultural ID (3 credits)•   COMM 493: Hungary-USA: C...
Where is Hungary?At the geographic center of Europe   3
Where is Budapest?In north central Hungary                           4
Accommodations in Budapest• Gold Hotel Buda (or similar)• Twin-bedded rooms w/private bath or shower• Breakfast included  ...
Summer 2012 Students                       6
Parliament(Parlament in Hungarian)The Holy Crown of Hungary and theCoronation Regalia on display in Parliament            ...
Summer 2012Inside Parliament                    8
Kossuth térKossuth Lajos (1802-1894), Hungary’sleader 1848-49, tried to re-gain Hungary’sindependence from the HabsburgsFo...
Szabadság tér                                          (Freedom Square)Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungaryduring failed 1...
Summer 2012 US Embassy Visit                           11
Szent István tér(Saint Stephen Square)                                     Szent István Bazilika         Streets around th...
2012 Students insideSzent István Bazilika                        13
Hungarian National Museum                            14
Memento ParkCommunism’s Statues(1949–1989)                      15
Memento Park (we are here)                             16
Terror Házformer headquarters   of the Nazi and     Communist    secret police                17
Dohány St. Synagogue  2nd largest synagogue in world                                   18
Dohány St. Synagogue                       19
Around the Dohány St. Synagogue                     Tree of Life : Memorial of the                       Hungarian Jewish ...
Hungarian Jewish Museum                          21
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Holocaust Memorial Museum                            23
Heroes’ Square        Monument commemorating the 7        Magyar (Hungarian) tribes chieftains,        lead by Árpád, who ...
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Around Heroes’ Square      Museum of Fine Arts                            Műcsarnok                                       ...
Museum of Fine Arts                      27
Széchenyi Bathshot springs, thermal baths                             28
Vajdahunyad Castlereplicas of historic Hungarian buildings; 1896                      Bust of Béla Lugosi, Dracula        ...
Around Andrássy út                     30
Visiting Hungarian Fulbright Office                                 31
Magyar Állami Operaház                    32
Margitsziget   [Saint] Margaret Island                             13th C Dominican Convent RuinsSaint Michael’s Church   ...
Széchenyi (Chain) Bridge                           34
View from Gellért Hill                         35
Gate to Royal Palace Courtyard                                 36
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Paintings              Sculptures                                       38Altarpieces
Dates to 13th century;     named afterKing Mátyás Corvinus                         39
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Royal Palace Courtyard                         43
Budapest History Museum      in the Royal Palace                            44
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Buda Castle        46
Summer 2012 studentsexploring the Buda Castle walls                                  47
3 students presented papers at theInternational Gerbner Conference 48
Summer 2012 Final Exam    (in our breakfast room)                              49
Summer 2012 Farewell Dinner                              50
New this year…Eger!     Minorite Church                       51
Eger Castle              52
Eger Castle              53
Around Eger              54
The Valley of the Beautiful Women     vineyard and wine cellars in Eger                                         55
The Valley of the Beautiful Women         vineyard and wine cellars in EgerInterior of Wine Cellar                        ...
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Summer residence of Queen Elisabeth,Empress of Austria & Queen of Hungary,             1854-1898                          ...
The Royal Park at Gödöllő                            59
Hungarian Cuisine       Cucumber salad, galuska, fries,            and lots of meat!                                   60
Hungarian CuisineHot Paprika   Gulyás Leves                             61
Hungarian Cuisine                    62
Viszontlátásra!                  63
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A six-week, 6.0 credit hour study abroad course in Budapest, Hungary sponsored by Dr. Rebecca Chory. Trip dates are May 28 to June 17. Applications can be submitted: https://studyabroad.wvu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=913&Type=O

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WVU COMM Studies 2013 Study Abroad: Budapest, Hungary

  1. 1. Comm. & Culture in Budapest, Hungary WVU Faculty-led Summer 2013 Study Abroad• 6 credits: 3 weeks online & 3 weeks on-site (May 28-June 17) in Budapest, Hungary• Instructor: Dr. R.M. Chory, Professor of Comm. Studies, Fulbrighter to Budapest• Cost $2,000 scholarship (COMM majors & pre-majors, including grad students) $500 scholarship (undergrad majors in Eberly College of Arts & Sciences) + $2,525 (can use scholarships, financial aid, etc.)• $5,025 (includes airfare, hotel, breakfasts, TUITION, admissions to all museums and historical sites, transportation in Budapest, excursions, a day trip to Gödöllő, an overnight trip to Eger, some meals, books, etc.)
  2. 2. The Courses (6 credits)• COMM 493: Construction & Comm. of Hungarian Cultural ID (3 credits)• COMM 493: Hungary-USA: Comm & Cultural Connections (3 credits)• Courses count toward Comm major and minor requirements• Topics – Hungarian history and the city of Budapest – Americans’ and other Westerners’ perceptions of Hungary – Hungarians’ perceptions of themselves, others (including USA), social groups – Surviving Communism – Women, families, friendships, social roles, and social life in Hungary – The world of work in Hungary – Historical Hungarian media vs. American media – America through new eyes• George Gerbner Conference on Communication, Conflict, and Aggression 2
  3. 3. Where is Hungary?At the geographic center of Europe 3
  4. 4. Where is Budapest?In north central Hungary 4
  5. 5. Accommodations in Budapest• Gold Hotel Buda (or similar)• Twin-bedded rooms w/private bath or shower• Breakfast included 5
  6. 6. Summer 2012 Students 6
  7. 7. Parliament(Parlament in Hungarian)The Holy Crown of Hungary and theCoronation Regalia on display in Parliament Bronze Statue of Poet Attila József near Parliament 7
  8. 8. Summer 2012Inside Parliament 8
  9. 9. Kossuth térKossuth Lajos (1802-1894), Hungary’sleader 1848-49, tried to re-gain Hungary’sindependence from the HabsburgsFormerly the Ministry of Agriculture, todaythe Museum of Ethnography 9
  10. 10. Szabadság tér (Freedom Square)Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungaryduring failed 1956 revolution; executedin 1958; today a symbol of freedom Soviet Monument US Embassy Lajos Batthány Eternal Flame 10
  11. 11. Summer 2012 US Embassy Visit 11
  12. 12. Szent István tér(Saint Stephen Square) Szent István Bazilika Streets around the square 12
  13. 13. 2012 Students insideSzent István Bazilika 13
  14. 14. Hungarian National Museum 14
  15. 15. Memento ParkCommunism’s Statues(1949–1989) 15
  16. 16. Memento Park (we are here) 16
  17. 17. Terror Házformer headquarters of the Nazi and Communist secret police 17
  18. 18. Dohány St. Synagogue 2nd largest synagogue in world 18
  19. 19. Dohány St. Synagogue 19
  20. 20. Around the Dohány St. Synagogue Tree of Life : Memorial of the Hungarian Jewish Martyrs Holocaust Memorial Memorial Garden 20
  21. 21. Hungarian Jewish Museum 21
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. Holocaust Memorial Museum 23
  24. 24. Heroes’ Square Monument commemorating the 7 Magyar (Hungarian) tribes chieftains, lead by Árpád, who settled their people in Hungary ~ 896 AD 24
  25. 25. 25
  26. 26. Around Heroes’ Square Museum of Fine Arts Műcsarnok 26
  27. 27. Museum of Fine Arts 27
  28. 28. Széchenyi Bathshot springs, thermal baths 28
  29. 29. Vajdahunyad Castlereplicas of historic Hungarian buildings; 1896 Bust of Béla Lugosi, Dracula in 1931 film, on a corner of Vajdahunyad Castle 29
  30. 30. Around Andrássy út 30
  31. 31. Visiting Hungarian Fulbright Office 31
  32. 32. Magyar Állami Operaház 32
  33. 33. Margitsziget [Saint] Margaret Island 13th C Dominican Convent RuinsSaint Michael’s Church 33
  34. 34. Széchenyi (Chain) Bridge 34
  35. 35. View from Gellért Hill 35
  36. 36. Gate to Royal Palace Courtyard 36
  37. 37. 37
  38. 38. Paintings Sculptures 38Altarpieces
  39. 39. Dates to 13th century; named afterKing Mátyás Corvinus 39
  40. 40. 40
  41. 41. 41
  42. 42. 42
  43. 43. Royal Palace Courtyard 43
  44. 44. Budapest History Museum in the Royal Palace 44
  45. 45. 45
  46. 46. Buda Castle 46
  47. 47. Summer 2012 studentsexploring the Buda Castle walls 47
  48. 48. 3 students presented papers at theInternational Gerbner Conference 48
  49. 49. Summer 2012 Final Exam (in our breakfast room) 49
  50. 50. Summer 2012 Farewell Dinner 50
  51. 51. New this year…Eger! Minorite Church 51
  52. 52. Eger Castle 52
  53. 53. Eger Castle 53
  54. 54. Around Eger 54
  55. 55. The Valley of the Beautiful Women vineyard and wine cellars in Eger 55
  56. 56. The Valley of the Beautiful Women vineyard and wine cellars in EgerInterior of Wine Cellar Tavern and Hotel 56
  57. 57. 57
  58. 58. Summer residence of Queen Elisabeth,Empress of Austria & Queen of Hungary, 1854-1898 58
  59. 59. The Royal Park at Gödöllő 59
  60. 60. Hungarian Cuisine Cucumber salad, galuska, fries, and lots of meat! 60
  61. 61. Hungarian CuisineHot Paprika Gulyás Leves 61
  62. 62. Hungarian Cuisine 62
  63. 63. Viszontlátásra! 63
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