Thursday, September 19, 2019

"Sport as Global Spectacle: 2020 Summer Olympics Study Abroad Program" information session at Pitt, September 25.


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The University of Pittsburgh's Study Abroad Office will present a "Sport as Global Spectacle: 2020 Summer Olympics Study Abroad Program" information session on September 25.
Sport as Global Spectacle: 2020 Summer Olympics is a 4-week intensive summer study abroad program that will engage you with the cultural and global spectacle of the Summer Olympic Games. The 2020 Summer Olympics will take place from July 24 - August 9 in Tokyo, Japan. This program will run from July 11 - August 10, 2020. The first two weeks of the program will take place in Osaka and will be intensive class preparation along with guest speakers and the remaining two weeks will be in Tokyo focused around attending, analyzing and discussing the Olympic spectacle. You may have the opportunity to meet and hear from Olympic planning officials, local leaders and regional experts on the impact and significance of the Olympics in the region. This program will help you understand the local and global implications of international sporting events as well as the unique cultural spectacle the Olympics can cultivate. Students in the program will attend some official Olympic sporting events.
The information session runs from 3:00 to 4:00 in 3106 Posvar Hall.