SCRIPTO Summer School St. Gall
Medieval Writing Culture (V to XV c.)
Stiftsbibliothek St. Gall, expected summer 2018
SCRIPTO Summer School St. Gall (SSSS) will provide an introduction to history, morphology and cultural impact of western script (V to XV c.). The precious manuscripts of the Stiftsbibliothek will serve as exemplars for introducing and discussing the different historical types of script.The Summer school will offer additional seminars on early Medieval diplomatic scripts (to be held in the Stiftsarchiv St. Gall) and on history and technology of bookbinding in the Middle Ages, as well as a public lecture by Prof. Marilena Maniaci (Università degli Studi, Cassino). This one-week course is open to graduated medievalists of all academic disciplines. The language of instruction is German. The number of participants is strictly limited to ten. The course is jointly organized by the Chair for Medieval and Renaissance Latin (Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari) within the SCRIPTO Graduate Program, and by the Abbey Library at St. Gall (Dr. Cornel Dora).
The public guest lecture for SSSS 2018 will be given by N.N.
Participants will be awarded a certificate from the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg detailing a workload equivalent to a maximum of 10 ECTS.
Those applicants accepted for the course will presumably be charged €475 / CHF500 (accommodation and, if applicable, field trip included) and will receive a document stating the terms of agreement and detailed information about the course, including the timetable. Please submit your applications before April 1st, 2018 (expected date).
Admission form can be downloaded here.
Please send your admission form and full CV by post to:
Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari
Mittellatein und Neulatein
For more details refer to the Chair for Medieval and Renaissance Latin at FAU (Dr. Stefan Weber).
Lecturer team 2016:
- Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari
- Dr. Cornel Dora
- Franziska Schnoor
- Dr. Philipp Lenz
- Dr. Peter Erhart
- Martin Strebel
- Prof. Dr. Marilena Maniaci
- Christine Jakobi-Mirwald
Blog entry to SSSS: http://grk1876.blogspot.de/
Stiftsbibliothek St. Gall: www.stibi.ch
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1395, p. 418 www.e-codices.unifr.ch
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 50, p.439 www.e-codices.unifr.ch
Formation of the cooperation agreement between the FAU and the Stiftsbibliothek St. Gall in the spring of 2016. From left to right: Prof. Dr. Michele C. Ferrari (Medieval and Renaissance Latin), Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger (President of the FAU) and Dr. Cornel Dora (Stiftsbibliothek St. Gall).
Further information may be obtained here.