Summer School: intensive introduction to Latin language and literature of the late antique and medieval periods, Notre Dame University, June 13-July 22, 2016
This summer, the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame is offering an intensive introduction to Latin language and literature of the late antique and medieval periods (please see the attached poster). In this course, students will
- learn about developments in medieval Latin (morphology, syntax, vocabulary, orthography and pronunciation)
- practice close reading and accurate translation of a broad and representative selection of medieval Latin texts, including Latin influenced by another language; administrative Latin; technical texts; scholastic Latin; Latin of various professions; narrative accounts; imitations of classical style; formal styles; rhymed prose; cursus; ornamented styles; rhymed and metric poetry
- review and practice the principal constructions of classical Latin
- overcome your anxiety about sight reading
- be introduced to the history, areas, and tools of medieval Latin philology through active exercises
- work very hard, and have lots of fun!
The course runs from June 13-July 22. Online registration is open now. Visit summersession.nd.edu for additional information and to register. Graduate students who take Medieval Latin are eligible to compete for the Medieval Academy’s CARA (Centers and Regional Associations) scholarships, which provide full tuition for either course taken for credit. Visit medievalacademy.org for application details.