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Summer Course - 5th International Jacobean Lessons At USC: Diáspora Xacobea
July 26th - 29th 2012
University of Santiago de Compostela
Director: Miguel Taín Guzmán
Secretary: Paula Pita Galán
Information and Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.usc.es/cultura/uveran12index.htm (USC Summer Course web site / "Universidade de Verán")
Place: Main Hall, Faculty of Geography and History
- On line (at USC Summer Course web site): from May 15th to July 13th
- At USC Summer Course Office: from June 20th to July 13th
Course fee: 120 €
Reduced fee for students, unemployed people, pensioners: 70 €
5th INTERNATIONAL JACOBEAN LESSONS AT USC: JACOBEAN DIASPORA
International Jacobean Lessons at USC is a yearly Summer Course of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). The main idea of the course is to approach the latest research on the Jacobean phenomenon to those who have an interested on it. Each year USC professors join national and international researchers in academic lessons about the Pilgrimage, the town of Santiago de Compostela and its cultural heritage, and spread of the cult to Saint-James. The lessons are combined with cultural activities in order to provide the attending people a wider experience that includes a one-day-journey by The Way to Fisterra (the European End-of-the-World).
SECTION 1: PILGRIMAGE, CATHEDRAL AND SAINT-JAMES FEASTS
9,00h. Opening by the Dean of USC, authorities and the Course director
9,30h.-11h. Gerhard Wolf (director of the Kunsthistorisches Institut at Florence): Pilgrimages in Mediterranean area and beyond: the case of Saint-Catherine´s Monastery on Mount Sinaí.
11h.-12,30h. Carmen Pugliese (director of magazine Peregrina): The journey to Santiago de Compostela as a pilgrim of the Italian friar Giacomo Antonio Naia (1717-1719).
12.30 h.-14 h.: Miguel Taín Guzmán (professor of History of Art at Universidad de Santiago de Compostela): The feasts in honour of Apostol Saint-James: from fireworks castles to neomedieval facades
16h.-20h. Cultural Activities: Guided visit to Museo de la Catedral de Santiago (Saint-James Cathedral´s Museum) and explanation of the restauration of the Cathedral Cloister´s Frieze
Jacobean Films Session: Saint-Jaques – La Mecque (Coline Serreau, France, 2005)
SECTION 2: HANDWRITINGS AND DOCUMENTS ABOUT THE WAY OF SAINT-JAMES
9,30h.-11h. José Antonio Souto Cabo (professor of Galician Filology at University of Santiago): The Crónica de Iria and the Jacobean cult in the 15th Century.
11h.-12,30h. Manuel F. Rodríguez (Director of Gran Enciclopedia del Camino de Santiago, Manager at S.A de Xestión do Plan Xacobeo and Lecturer of Sciences of Communication of the University of Santiago): Jacobean rites and legends of Compostela in travellers´ literature. An unexplored heritage.
12.30 h.-14 h.: Xosé M. Sánchez Sánchez (Manager at Saint-James Cathedral´s Archive): Papal concessions and communications to Santiago de Compostela´s Church during the Western Schism (1378-1417): Politics, Church, and Papacy.
16h.-20h. Cultural Activities: Guided visits to Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago (Pilgrimage and Saint-James Museum)
Jacobean Films Session: The Way (Emilio Estevez, USA, 2010)
SECTION 3- JACOBEAN DIASPORA
9,30h.-11h. Annette Münchmeyer (universidad de Cottbus): An unsolved mystery: The construction of the Portico de la Gloria´s Crypt at Saint-James Cathedral
11h.-12,30h. Juan Mª. Montinajo García (Professor of History of Art at Universidad de Málaga): Santiago degli Spagnoli Church and the Spanish in Rome during the 19th Century
12.30 h.-14 h.: Miguel Ángel Castillo Oreja (catedrático de historia del Arte de la Universidad Complutense): Saint-James at Museo del Prado.
16h.-20h. Cultural activities
Guided Visits to the Jacobean Heritage of Santiago de Compostela:
The Medieval Heritage of Santiago
Javier Raposo Martínez (History of Art researcher at Universidad de Santiago)
The Baroque Heritage of Santiago
Miguel Ángel Cajigal Vera (History of Art researcher at Universidad de Santiago)
Guided Visits to restaured masterpieces:
Saint-James Cathedral´s wooden Choir (Atlas S.L.) and Chapel of Ánimas´altarpieces (Alfa Arte Restauración)
Asociación C.R.G. de Empresas e Profesionais da Conservación e Restauración de Bens Culturais de Galicia
SECTION 4- IN THE WAY
Walk by the section of The Way of Saint- James in Galician Death Coast: Lira- Fisterra Cape, guided by members of Galician Friends of The Way Association (AGACS), and the lecturers of the Course.
9,00h. Go out of the pullman from Plaza de Galicia
10:30h.- 14,00h Start of the walk in Lira
14,00h. Lunch time
16,30h.- 18,30h. Second half of the journey
18,30h. Free time
20,30h. Tour on boat from Fisterra visiting the coast and seeing the sunset beside the Cape
23,00h. Back to Santiago