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SIT: India, National Identity and the Arts
New Delhi, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
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Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
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Center-based Program, Research
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Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Advisor: Dr. Kristen Grace
Program Description:

Explore the living legacy of an ancient civilization through its arts.

IndiaThis program studies the visual and performing arts of India — its architecture, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, film, dance, music, and drama — in historic and contemporary contexts. Students are challenged to consider the relationship between religion, art, and identity.

Major topics of study include: 

  • Critical theory, aesthetic theory, research ethics, and the methodology of how we study the arts of another society
  • What it means to be creative and how we assess the creativity of a society different from our own
  • India’s history and the ways in which the present has been shaped by the complexities of the past
  • The meaning and theories of aesthetic response in India
  • The language of rituals, signs, and symbols

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2016 10/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.