France, Paris

At the Sources of European Culture: Greco-Roman Antiquity | No.1

when 15 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
language French
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

The Sorbonne Summer University offers 14 cycles - 12 in French and 2 in English - taught by academics from the Sorbonne University.

Want to deepen your knowledge on the foundations of European civilization? Cycle 1 offers an introduction to ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, while also drawing connections with politics. This course initiates a reflection on the art during the Antiquity as well as on its potential implications for the power of the speech. It also offers an introduction to rhetoric.

Friendship and philosophy in ancient culture
Jean-Cassien Billier, philosophy, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
Live happy: introduction to Roman stoicism
Juliette Dross, Latin language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
The reflection on art in antiquity and its influence until today
Valérie Naas, Latin language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
The power of speech: Greco-Roman rhetoric and its contemporary extensions
Juliette Dross, Latin language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
From epic to history: the birth of a literary genre in ancient Greece
Sébastien Morlet, Greek language and literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université

Course leader

Sandrine La Neelle sandrine.la_neelle@sorbonne-universite.fr

Target group

Students, tourists, or curious Parisians ! (A good level of French is required: B1)

Course aim

Discover the ongoing debates in various scientific fields, while delving deep into the French civilisation and being taught by professors from the renowned Sorbonne Université.

Credits info

A course certificate will be delivered.

Fee info

EUR 450: Courses, conferences and a visit of the Sorbonne are included in the price.
Optional cultural activities are available and can be added to the course program.

Scholarships

None