Skip to Content
Programs

Login: Cornell Users | External Admin
Programs : Brochure
This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
SIT: India, National Identity and the Arts
New Delhi, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
Click here to view
Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction::
English
Core Program Attributes::
Center-based Program, Research
Minimum GPA::
3
Housing Options::
Homestay
Approved by::
AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA
Open to::
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
Fall 2015 03/02/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
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.