[Herbalist] FW: [ProtoNet] Cool symposium coming up!
kingstaste at mindspring.com
Sun Jan 12 11:06:11 PST 2003
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Almost worth going up for Pennsic a month early....
From: Kekilpenny at aol.com [mailto:Kekilpenny at aol.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 8:28 AM
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Subject: Fwd: [ProtoNet] Cool symposium coming up!
I didn't know if this had reached the Cooks or Herb lists yet...
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Title: Symposium for Professional Educators at PSU
A Summer institute funded by the National Endowment for the
Paradise, Pottage and Potions: The Medieval Garden,
This summer institute for professional educators, hosted at the
Pennsylvania State University July 6-August 1, 2003, will be an
introduction to many different aspects of medieval culture. The
of the institute will be Penn State's AT&T medieval garden, which
unique installation that includes a kitchen and medicinal garden,
a pleasure ground, a contemplation garden, medieval agronomy plots
beginnings of a period orchard.
The institute includes lectures by internationally known experts in
field, work with master teachers, development of lesson plans and
related to the topic and field trips to the Cloisters museum and
gardens in New York City and to Jefferson's gardens at Monticello
Virginia. Stipends for expenses are available for 25 teachers. For
information, contact Vickie L. Ziegler, Director, Center for
Studies, vlz1 at psu.edu. The deadline for applications is March 1st,
A detailed description, schedule and application forms are
available at our
web site [www.psu.edu/dept/medieval/teachers.html].
Educators attending the interdisciplinary institute will study
horticultural and medical connections with the garden and how these
to medieval history, literature and culture. The institute will
culture through the role the garden played in medieval society,
reflected in the title. Paradise refers to the image of the garden
place of refreshment and perfection in literature, the arts and
Pottage stands for the garden as a source of food, while potions
its uses in medicine and alludes to the magical meaning of plants.
institute will enable you and other teachers, from a wide variety
backgrounds, to develop curricular materials of interest to
students in the
study of a medieval multi-cultural landscape through the immediacy
plants and gardens.
Our goal is to enliven and enrich the humanities for you and your
not only through the lectures, but also through collaborative
such as workshops, projects and field trips. As a participant, you
choose from a variety of projects related to the theme of the
More about these projects can be found under the Institute Schedule
Dr Vickie Ziegler,
Director, The Center for Medieval Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA, 16802
By e-mail: vlz1 at psu.edu
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