University of Iowa

Study Abroad Information Session: Greece - The Land of the Muses

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
English-Philosophy Building , Room 403
251 West Iowa Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52242

Are you an aspiring writer, historian, artist, or politician? An international studies student, or a fan of ancient literature?

Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Greece over the winter session on Thursday, August 29, from 5-6 p.m. in 403 EPB.

Join UI Professor and Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program John D’Agata for a 10-day immersive writing course in Greece - The Land of the Muses: Traveling Like a Writer. Students will create dynamic and memorable literary experiences through hands-on research, observations, interviews, and even literary scavenger hunts – all while exploring some of the most famous landscapes in literary history.

Program dates: Dec. 26, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Application deadline: September 6, 2019


John D’Agata, faculty leader

Leslie McNeilus, study abroad program coordinator

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Leslie McNeilus in advance at 319-335-0353 or