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COMM STUDIES Study Abroad - Budapest 2012

  1. 1. Comm. & Culture in Budapest, Hungary WVU Faculty-led Summer 2012 Study Abroad• 6 credits: 3 weeks online & 3 weeks on-site (May 29-June 18) in Budapest, Hungary• Instructor: Dr. R.M. Chory, Assoc. Prof. of Comm. Studies, Fulbrighter to Budapest• Cost $2,000 scholarship (COMM majors & pre-majors, COMM 200 & 201) $500 scholarship (majors in Eberly College of Arts & Sciences) +~$2,300 (can use scholarships, financial aid, etc.)• ~$4,800 (includes airfare, hotel, breakfasts, TUITION, admissions to all museums and historical sites, transportation in Budapest, excursions, a boat trip to the Danube Bend, some meals, books, etc.)• Cost of 6 credits of Summer School at WVU in Morgantown – In state tuition: $1,428 – Out of state tuition: $4,464• http://comm.wvu.edu/undergrad/abroad#BUDAPEST
  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 – Media & politics in Hungary: Adopting American campaign strategies – Historical Hungarian media vs. American media – America through new eyes• George Gerbner Conference on Communication, Conflict and Aggression 2
  3. 3. Accommodations in Budapest• Gold Hotel Buda (or similar)• twin-bedded rooms w/private bath or shower• Breakfast included 3
  4. 4. What Will We Do?• Communication and Culture in Budapest, Hungary will expose students to a culture influenced by Eastern and Western traditions that is reconstructing its cultural identity, along with establishing democratic, market-driven societal systems. It will also teach students to recognize how a culture communicates its identity through language, art, architecture, historical sites, museums, and more. 4
  5. 5. Where is Hungary?At the geographic center of Europe 5
  6. 6. Where is Budapest?In north central Hungary 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. 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 8
  9. 9. 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 9
  10. 10. Szent István tér(Saint Stephen Square) Szent István Bazilika Streets around the square 10
  11. 11. Szent István Bazilika 11
  12. 12. Hungarian National Museum 12
  13. 13. Memento ParkCommunism’s Statues(1949–1989) 13
  14. 14. Terror Házformer headquarters of the Nazi and Communist secret police 14
  15. 15. Dohány St. Synagogue 2nd largest synagogue in world 15
  16. 16. Around the Dohány St. Synagogue Tree of Life : Memorial of the Hungarian Jewish Museum Hungarian Jewish Martyrs Memorial Garden Holocaust Memorial 16
  17. 17. Holocaust Memorial Museum 17
  18. 18. Heroes’ Square Monument commemorating the 7 Magyar (Hungarian) tribes chieftains, lead by Árpád, who settled their people in Hungary ~ 896 AD 18
  19. 19. Around Heroes’ Square Museum of Fine Arts Műcsarnok 19
  20. 20. Museum of Fine Arts 20
  21. 21. Széchenyi Bathshot springs, thermal baths 21
  22. 22. Vajdahunyad Castlereplicas of historic Hungarian buildings; 1896 Bust of Béla Lugosi, Dracula in 1931 film, on a corner of Vajdahunyad Castle 22
  23. 23. Around Andrássy út Liszt Ferenc tér Virag at Easter Hungarian House of Szondi György (?- Photography 1552), hero against Ottoman invasion, on Kodály Körönd 23
  24. 24. Magyar Állami Operaház 24
  25. 25. Margitsziget [Saint] Margaret Island 13th C Dominican Convent RuinsSaint Michael’s Church 25
  26. 26. Széchenyi (Chain) Bridge 26
  27. 27. Views from Gellért HillNorth Buda Elizabeth Bridge and Pest 27
  28. 28. Royal Palace (including Hungarian National Gallery)Gate to main palace courtyard w/turul (Hungarian mythical bird) Palace courtyard w/equestrian statue of Prince Jenő Savoyai 28
  29. 29. Paintings Sculptures 29Altarpieces
  30. 30. Dates to 13th century; named afterKing Mátyás Corvinus 30
  31. 31. Fishermen’s Bastion 31
  32. 32. Royal Palace Courtyard King Mátyás Fountain 32
  33. 33. Budapest History Museum in the Royal Palace 33
  34. 34. Budapest History Museum original castle walls 34
  35. 35. Buda Castle 35
  36. 36. Danube Bend Boat Trip 36
  37. 37. Esztergom Cathedral Hungary’s Largest Church 37
  38. 38. Esztergom Cathedral Crypt Cardinal József Mindszenty’s Tomb 38
  39. 39. Around Esztergom 39
  40. 40. "The City of Artists" 40
  41. 41. SzentendreSerbian Influences 41
  42. 42. Comm. & Culture in Budapest, Hungary• 6 credits, May 29-June 18 in Budapest, Hungary• Dr. RebeccaM. Chory, Rebecca.Chory@mail.wvu.edu• Cost $2,000 scholarship (COMM majors & pre-majors, COMM 200 & 201) $500 scholarship (majors in Eberly College of Arts & Sciences) +~$2,300 (can use scholarships, financial aid, etc.)• ~$4,800 (includes airfare, hotel, breakfasts, TUITION, admissions to all museums and historical sites, transportation in Budapest, excursions, a boat trip to the Danube Bend, some meals, books, etc.)• http://comm.wvu.edu/undergrad/abroad#BUDAPEST

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