India is a land rich in tradition, a very modern country today in many ways but still living in close contact with its ancient past. Across the breadth of its magnificent landscape is displayed a remarkable visual feast of the arts and architecture, representing its many peoples, religions and kingdoms through the centuries and millennia of its long history. MECA's INDIA 2019 program will offer an intensive, two week excursion into this fascinating culture and its artistic traditions over the semester break. Join us, challenge your eyes and your mind to a breathtaking experience, and discover India.
TUITION: $3,750 (a $500 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot)
Info Session: Monday, April 22 at 12pm, Room 264
Trip dates: Dec 28 - Jan 10
William Klingelhofer earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His studies and research as an art and architectural historian have focused on India, Asia, and the Islamic world, though he also enjoys the arts and architecture of Europe. His background also includes a BA in Religion from the University of Washington where he was a Buddhist studies specialist, and a stint as an ethnomusicologist studying the classical music traditions of India and China. He is the owner of Antique House Restoration and Construction, which is devoted to projects in Federal period architectural restoration, design, and building. He also spent much of his professional career as a director of international programs at Washington and Lee University and at Harvard University.