12–12:30 PM | Women’s Health & Policy (Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic) - Info Session
GERMANY, NETHERLANDS, & CZECH REPUBLIC: Women’s Health & Policy - Interdisciplinary Studies, 3 Credits
Summer 2022 | Compare and contrast the disparities in women’s health between the U.S. and three European countries: Germany, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic. Examine economic policies impacting women (e.g., maternity leave policies, housing policies, food availability) and study the broad historical and cultural contexts for women’s healthcare with a look at public health initiatives that promote women’s health. Learn about sexuality education programs for youth and how those inform sexual health services and beliefs for their populations. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2022. >> Join Women’s Health & Policy Zoom Room
2–3 PM | Nordic Art & Design (Denmark & Sweden) Info Session & Optional Art Workshop (Learn to make a ‘Ceiling Crown’!)
DENMARK & SWEDEN | Nordic Art & Design - Art, 3 Credits
May Session 2022 | Travel to Denmark and Sweden to study Scandinavian art and design through a variety of artistic styles, media practices, traditions, and innovations. You will actively use, interact with, and create design and wayfinding systems throughout your travels. You will choose a topic of research for further artistic exploration, ranging from the designers of LEGO, IKEA, and Danish contemporary design, to artists such as Hilma af Klint, Josef Frank, Swedish folk art, or contemporary Swedish artists and designers. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2022.
Optional Art workshop: Craft a Creative Ceiling Crown! Blend an ancient tradition with contemporary materials. You’ll see Nordic crowns on display at the Nordic Center (https://www.nordiccenterduluth.org/exhibitions/) and learn ways to create your own ceiling crown mobile. Gather together: an embroidery hoop, paper straws, colorful beads, an aluminum pie plate, colored felt or fabric scraps, scissors and a needle and thread!
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