Central European University: Medieval Codicology and Palaeography

The Central European University in Budapest will be holding summer school in medieval codicology and palaeography from the 18th to 23rd of July 2011.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2011

It is a one-week summer course in Latin and/or Greek palaeography including classes developing practical reading skills, lecture seminars by renowned scholars in the field and visit to libraries in Budapest where the participants will have the chance to examine manuscripts and charts in situ. There is the possibility of receiving financial aid if needed.

For more information on the summer school visit http://www.summer.ceu.hu/02-courses/course-sites/codicology/index-codicology.php or see the flyer attached.

Summer School in Medieval Paleography and Codicology

SCRIPTO IV at Erlangen

SCRIPTO IV at Erlangen starts in May

The SCRIPTO programme (Scholarly Codicological Research, Information &

Palaeographical Tools) at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg

aims to provide a systematic, research-oriented introduction to the study of

medieval and early modern books and their interpretation. It combines research

and instruction within the framework of a uniquely innovative course, at the end

of which each candidate will be awarded a diploma from Friedrich-Alexander-

University.

SCRIPTO is made up of a broad spectrum of subjects and offers the following

courses:

– History and principles of cataloguing

– Text typology (philosophical and theological texts; literary texts; liturgy;

music; law, medicine; medieval Latin)

– Book illumination (technology, stylistic history, illustrational typology,

iconography); palaeography

– Codicology; incunabula studies

– Informatics (use and construction of databanks for the interpretation, drawing

up and administration of information about manuscripts; preparation of printed

catalogues).

SCRIPTO IV offers research seminars by Guglielmo Cavallo (La Sapienza, Rome),

Nicole Bériou (IRHT, Paris) and Rudolf Gamper (Vadiana St Gall).

The German Manuscript Centres in Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart

and Wolfenbüttel are supportive of the SCRIPTO programme.

SCRIPTO sessions will take place in Erlangen (Universitätsbibliothek), Munich

(Bayerische Staatsbibliothek), Nuremberg (Stadtbibliothek) and Wolfenbüttel

(Herzog August Bibliothek) at a fee of 1080 € (which includes travel and

accommodations for seminars outside of Erlangen (Munich; four days in Prague;

Wolfenbüttel) per participant. Further information may be obtained online:

http://www.mittellatein.phil.uni-erlangen.de/scripto/scripto.html

SCRIPTO IV will run from 2 May 2011 until 13 July 2011. Applicants should write

enclosing a full CV to:

Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität

Mittellatein und Neulatein

Kochstr. 4/3

D-91054 Erlangen (Germany)

The application deadline is 4 April 2011. The language of instruction is German.

Foreign participants, however, will be able to take German language courses at

Friedrich-Alexander-University if they so wish. They should mention this in

their application.

Those applicants accepted for the course will be charged 1080 € Euros and will

receive a document stating the terms of agreement and detailed information

about the course, including the timetable.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Michael Allen

(frechulf@uchicago.edu).

Newberry: Anglo-Saxon Graduate Seminar

Registration is now open for this Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Winter 2011 graduate seminar:

The Anglo-Saxon Seminar: Masculinity and the Anglo-Saxons
Professor Allen Frantzen, Loyola University Chicago

2-5 p.m. Fridays, January 7 to March 11 at the Newberry Library, Chicago

Limited enrollment: www.newberry.org/renaissance/consortium/consortiumsems.html#frantzen

Enrollment fees are waived for graduate students from Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Faculty auditing is encouraged.

Newberry: Disability and Marginality Graduate Seminar

Registration is now open for this Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Winter 2011 graduate seminar:

Disability and Marginality in Medieval England and France
Professor Edward Wheatley, Loyola University Chicago

2:00-5:00 p.m. Thursdays, January 6 – March 10 at the Newberry Library, Chicago

Limited enrollment: www.newberry.org/renaissance/consortium/consortiumsems.html#wheatley

Enrollment fees are waived for graduate students from Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Faculty auditing is encouraged.