Explore epics like The Odyssey, Gilgamesh, and the Ramayana. Discover the Temple of Hera, the Basilica of St. Denis, and the Forbidden City. Consider Shakespeare’s plays, Michelangelo’s sculptures, and Chaplin’s films. Analyze poetry by Rumi, novels by Garcia Marquez, and lyrics by the Beatles.
Experience these great works firsthand: read original texts and visit museums, theaters, and concert halls in your surrounding city. As you do, you will make connections across borders and eras that help you understand how art and society shape one another.