for University of Michigan
Armenian Institute in Armenia Fast Approaching
ARBOR, MI - The deadline for submitting completed applications
for the University of Michigan Summer Armenian Institute to
be held in Yerevan, Armenia, from June 21 to August 19, 2002,
has been set for Tuesday, April 30, 2002.
Institute was founded in 1987 and offers different levels of
intensive Classical Eastern and Western Armenian: Intensive
Beginning Classical Armenian (483), Intensive Beginning Eastern
Armenian (183). Intensive Beginning Western Armenian (173).
Language classes are supplemented by lectures on Armenian culture
and history by distinguished scholiasts and a program of excursions
and cultural events. Students will be housed at the Yerevan
State University Guest House at 52 Mashtots.
meet for eight weeks in Yerevan. U.S. undergraduate students
take the courses for credit for the University of Michigan (6
hours for Classical Armenian, 8 hours for Eastern or Western
Armenian). U.S. Graduate students take the courses for a non-credit
certificate, or may opt to take Classical Armenian for credit
(6 hours). European students may only take for a non-credit
certificate. Transcripts and/or certificates will be available
upon successful completion of the course.
U.S. students, there are two possible program fees, both of
which are all-inclusive. These amounts include round-trip airfare
(New York-Yerevan-New York), visa processing, board and lodging,
tuition and fees, course materials and excursions, If taking
the course for credit, the Program fee is $4,500; if for non-credit,
$3,500. European students participating in the Program pay $1,500,
which covers visa processing, board and lodging, tuition and
fees, course materials and excursions.
students are responsible for their own travel expenses. Dr.
Kevork Bardakjian, Marie Manoogian Professor of Armenian Language
and Literature and Director of the Armenian Studies Program
at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is the Director of
the Institute. For more information or an application, interested
individuals should contact: Kristy Demas, Armenian Studies Program,
1080 S. University, Suite 3663, University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, MI 48109-1106 Tel. (734) 764-1825; fax (734) 753-9154
ARMENIAN REPORTER, No. 28 SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2002 Pg. 19