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Short-term faculty-led program offerings change every year to provide a wide range of academic themes. Below you will find the programs we plan to offer during Summer Quarter 2022-23. Full details will be released in October.

Interdiscplinary Introduction to African Urban Studies

Location: Accra, Ghana

Faculty: Ato Quayson (English), Seyi Osundeko (English)


Exploring Israel’s Innovation Ecosystem in Human & Planetary Health: Can Start-Up Culture Heal the World?

Location: Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Beersheva; Israel

Faculty: Sara Singer (Medicine, Primary Care & Population Health), Gordon Bloom (Medicine, Primary Care & Population Health)


Faith, Science and the Classical Tradition in Renaissance Florence

Location: Florence, Italy

Faculty: Richard Saller (Classics), Tanya Luhrmann (Anthropology), Kevin Ennis (Classics)


Shades of grey between life and death: Neuro-ethics across the Pacific.
A cultural, ethical, medical and legal exploration of Japanese and American Societies

Location: Kyoto and Osaka, Japan

Faculty: Karen Hirsch (School of Medicine, Neurology), Holly Tabor (Medicine, Primary Care & Population Health)


Jordanian Futurities between Ancient Antiquities and Performances of Urban Life

Location: Amman, Jordan

Faculty: Samer Al-Saber (Theater and Performance Studies)


Community Health in Oaxaca

Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

Faculty: Dr. Catherine Heaney (Medicine - Med/Stanford Prevention Research Center and Psychology), Gianna Nino-Tapias (Medicine), Gabriel Garcia MD (Medicine - Med/Gastroenterology and Hepatology)


Coral Reefs of Palau: Marine Environment, Ecology and Management

Location: Koror, Palau

Faculty: Rob Dunbar (Earth System Science), Stephen Monismith (Civil and Environmental Engineering)


St. Petersburg: Imagining a City, Building a City

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia, and Tallinn, Estonia

Faculty: Gabriella Safran (Slavic), Michael Kahan (Sociology)