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ROME 2019 – REGISTRATION FORM AND PROGRAMME CONTENT

CHRISTOPHER DAWSON CENTRE FOR CULTURAL STUDIES

LATIN SUMMER SCHOOL, ROME, 7-20 JULY 2019

REGISTRATION FORM

 

Please complete and submit this form and pay the initial non-refundable deposit as soon as possible. Please read all information on the

form carefully as it outlines your contractual obligations. Your personal

information contained in this form will be treated with security and privacy.

 

PARTICIPANT DETAILS

 

Title (Dr, Mr, Mrs, Miss, Ms):

Full Name as on Passport:

Date of Birth:

Address:

 

Post Code:

Phone:

Email:

 

I would like to enrol in the Latin Summer School in Rome, 7-20 July 2019

 

☐  I wish to do the Beginner’s Stream.

☐  I wish to do the Advanced Stream

 

Note that this decision is not binding; you may move freely between streams to suit your interests and your progress

 

IMPORTANT DATES

*    31 January 2019

Submit your Enrolment form and pay first instalment of the Tuition Fee.

*    7 July 2019

Recommended arrival date

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Cost of Tuition 700 Euros

+

Accommodation 13 nights (please select):

☐ Single – 1235 Euros (95 Euros per night)

☐ Shared (double) – 780 Euros (60 Euros per night)

 

(Optional) preferred room mate____________________________

 

Note that the Bernardi campus has a limited number of single rooms, and that if you choose the single option you might be allocated to a double room – for your sole occupancy.  A room with private facilities cannot be guaranteed.

 

Participants should check-in between 12 pm and 5 pm on 7 July 2019.  Participants must comply with the University of St Thomas rules for the Bernardi Campus. Note that alcohol and tobacco products are not permitted on campus.

 

Requests to arrive before 7 July and/or to remain after 20 July should be addressed to the Dawson Centre but must be confirmed by the Bernardi Campus manager and, if accepted, will be charged additionally pro rata.

 

MEDICAL CONDITIONS

The excursions entail some long walks in the middle of a hot Roman summer!  Nothing is compulsory, of course, but participants on the excursions must be fit to walk and endure heat.  Suitable clothing is essential.

 

Please advise any medical condition, disability or mobility difficulty that may affect the functioning of the group:

☐ No pre-existing conditions

☐ Yes (please list all conditions)

 

TRAVEL (PASSPORT, TRAVEL INSURANCE)

All participants must have valid passports (at least 12 months validity at the date of entry into Italy) to travel to Italy.

 

Passport Number:

Country of Issue:

Date of expiry:

 

All participants are advised to have proper travel insurance for the full duration of the programme.

☐ I understand that it is my responsibility to book my flights and have a proper travel insurance policy.

 

EMERGENCY CONTACT(S):

 

Name:

Address:

Telephone contact number(s):

Email

 

FEES AND PAYMENTS

The full cost of the Latin School is:

Tuition 700 Euros

+

Accommodation (room plus continental breakfast daily)

Single 1235 Euros

Shared 780 Euros

 

Please select method of payment you prefer to pay tuition fees

☐ I will pay the full fee in advance

☐ I will pay the deposit of A$500.00 now and the balance at least one month prior to the beginning of the course.

 

CONVERSION RATES

All fees must be paid in Australian dollars (A$).  The following conversion rates are locked in as at 15 December 2018 and will remain in force from this date:

Full course shared accommodation 1480 Euros – A$2350.00

Full course single accommodation 1935 Euros – A$3050.00

 

This price includes accommodation in Rome, local excursions on foot as listed in the School programme (incl. admission fees where appropriate), cost of teaching facilities, course material, breakfasts.

 

The price does notinclude airfares, travel insurance, local transport and daily meals (except breakfast).  All participants are required to make their travel arrangements to the campus and to organise their own catering.

 

  1. The first instalment of A$500 is not refundablefor change of mind.

 

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

In the event you cancel your participation, you will be charged:

 

Cancellation prior to 7 May 2019, full refund less the $500 non-refundable deposit.

Cancellation on or after 7 May 2019, no refund.

 

☐ I have read and fully understand the Terms and Conditions.

☐ I attach/am paying the first instalment of A$500.

 

Payments can be made in the following ways:

 

WITHIN AUSTRALIA

  1.   Electronic Funds Transfer –

BSB            067-000

A/C            10252831

REF.           YOUR NAME + CDC Rome School Deposit/Full Fee

or

  1.   Post a cheque (made out to the Christopher Dawson Centre), to PO Box 68, Colebrook, Tas 7027

 

OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA

Bank name: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

BIC/SWIFT Code: CTBAAU2S

BSB number:  067-000

Account number:  10252831

Address

IBANs are not used in Australia. However, payers in certain countries may require you to provide one. In that case, your BSB and account number should be combined. Do not include any spaces or hyphens:

06700010252831

 

IF PAYING ELECTRONICALLY PLEASE ALSO CONFIRM YOUR PAYMENT BY EMAIL

 

 

 

 

Name of Participant:

 

 

Signature of Participant:

 

 

Date:

 

 

Please scan and return completed form (plus payment) to director@dawsoncentre.orgor post hard copy to PO Box 68, Colebrook, Tasmania, Australia.

All enquiries regarding the Rome Latin School to be directed to the same address.

 

CHRISTOPHER DAWSON CENTRE – ROME SUMMER SCHOOL JULY 2019

PROGRAMME

NOTES

  1. The draft is subject to change to suit the needs and interests of participants.
  2. The content of the beginners’ programme will likewise be determined in

consultation with participants.

  1. Space has been left in the programme for electives.Intending participants are

welcome to make suggestions.

  1. Movement between streams is possible at any stage to suit your interests.

 

STREAM ONE:                                              STREAM TWO:

INTRODUCTORY GRAMMAR                   READINGS IN LITERATURE

‘THE BOOT CAMP’                                       ‘THE READING PARTY’

 

MONDAY 8 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

The nature of language and the special relationship between the Latin and English vocabularies The Classical Latin background, the translations of the Holy Scriptures and the growth of Liturgy; Tertullian, Ambrose and Augustine

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: The ‘Great Tradition’ (DD)

EXCURSION 1500-1800 (approx.) Historic Centre of Rome, from the Spanish Steps to the Capitoline Hill

 

TUESDAY 9 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Latin secular verse, language and metre: readings from Catullus, Ovid, Propertius, Horace, Copa Syrisca, Pervigilium Veneris, Alcuin

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: Virgil and Epic Poetry, part 1 (RC)

Free Afternoon

 

WEDNESDAY 10 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Sacred poetry and hymns: readings from Prudentius, Ambrose, Venantius, Adam of St Victor, Aquinas

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: Virgil and Epic Poetry, part 2 (RC)

EXCURSION 1500-1800 (approx.) St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican

 

THURSDAY 11 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Theology and Philosophy: Boethius, Aquinas, Bernard of Clairvaux, Thomas a Kempis

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: Graeco-Roman and Judaeo-Christian: The Confluence of Traditions (RC)

Free Afternoon

 

FRIDAY 12 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Law Latin: readings from Cicero, Pliny the Younger, Gaius and Justinian, and from Republican and Imperial laws (John O’Halloran)

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: Reading Rome: Inscriptions and public buildings (DD)

EXCURSION 1500-1800 (approx.) The Via Appia Antiqua

 

MONDAY 15 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Narrative Prose: Caesar, Livy, Tacitus, Suetonius, Egeria, Bede, Einhard, the Brendan Voyage, William of Malmesbury, Legenda Aurea

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: Italian Art: the Big Picture, from Republican Rome to today (DD)

EXCURSION 1500-1800 (approx.) Ara Pacis, S. Maria degli Angeli

 

TUESDAY 16 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Ethical writings: Cicero and Seneca

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: The emergence of the modern Italian vernacular from spoken Latin (DD)

Free Afternoon

 

WEDNESDAY 17 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar ‘Technical’ and other genres: Vitruvius, Pliny the Elder, the Passion Play, the Novel, William Harvey

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: An introduction to Palaeography (DD)

EXCURSION 1500-1800 (approx.) Aventine Hill, S. Sabina, Circus Maximus

 

THURSDAY 18 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar ‘Neo-Latin’: original Latin writing from the High Middle Ages to John Milton, George Herbert and Walter Savage Landor

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: ‘A Classical Toolkit’ (RC)

Free Afternoon

 

FRIDAY 19 JULY

MORNING SESSIONS 0830-1230

Grammar Electives (participants are invited to propose material for this morning’s readings

AFTERNOON SESSION 1330-1430

                                        Whole group: Closing Remarks (DD and RC)

EXCURSION 1500-1800 (approx.) S. John Lateran, S. Maria Maggiore