Reading Catalan for Research Purposes | Newberry

Reading Catalan for Research Purposes

Manuscript cotaining astronomical texts in Catalan, c. 1425/1475 (VAULT Ayer MS 746)

Thursday, October 3, 2019Thursday, December 5, 2019
(This program continues for multiple sessions)

2-5 pm

Newberry Library

Led by Alba Girons Masot, University of Chicago
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Graduate Seminar

This fast-paced course prepares students from a variety of fields in medieval and early modern studies to read and do research using texts in Catalan. Students will work on reading comprehension skills, grammar, and vocabulary, and will also be introduced to translation strategies. Students will use texts in their own disciplines in project-based activities using the Newberry’s collections. This course will be taught in English.

Learn more about the instructor, Dr. Alba Girons Masot.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with a Romance language is highly recommended.

Students may take this seminar on a not-for-credit basis or arrange to earn credit at their home campuses. When space permits, consortium faculty members are encouraged to audit Newberry seminars, and graduate students from non-consortium schools may also enroll.

Cost and Registration Information 

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