Announcing a new graduate practicum, winter 2008

Medieval Studies 299
Materials and Methods: Medieval and Early Modern Books and Manuscripts

This course is an interdisciplinary, hands-on seminar covering bibliography, codicology, paleography, and other skills associated with advanced research in medieval and early modern studies across the disciplines. Topics to be addressed include: reference sources, paper, ink, marginalia, binding, printing, type, illustration, collation and formatting, and English, French, German, Italian, and Latin paleography. Each week a specialist (or occasionally a team) from either the library or the faculty will introduce students to a set of research materials-- rare books, manuscripts from our collections and/or from their own research-and methods. Scheduled session leaders include John Mustain (Special Collections), Paula Findlen (History), Jennifer Summit (English), Rega Wood (Philosophy), Carolyn Lougee Chappell (History), Dan Edelstein (French and Italian), Laura Stokes (History), guest speaker William Sherman (University of York, English), and others TBA.

Location: Barchas Room, Room 200, Bing Wing, Green Library
Day and Time: Friday 10:00-12:00
Units: 1-2
Grading: S/NC

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Medieval Courses 2008-09

Crusades: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Professors Philippe Buc, Hester Gelber, Jennifer Summit
not offered 2008-09
Course Website

For a current list of courses, please visit the Medieval Studies section of the on-line Bulletin.

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