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Brunnenburg & the Mannettes
Febniary/Mardi 2011
By Alice Harrison
St. Andrews has offered a
full fall semester at the Schloss
Brunnenburg castle since
1983. Courses at the castle are
annually taught by two profes
sors who live at the castle. One
of the professors is a literary
scholar while the other is an
anthropologist. For fall semes
ter 2010, Mark and Alice
Mannette escorted the students
for the trip. Below are some of
their reflections based on this
year’s adventures.
you get
Q. How did
A. We had wanted to do it
the year before, but were
concerned about work
ing schooling out for
our kids. Ted said that
he had talked to the
“Family” over there and
they said they could
accommodate us, so we
decided it was a once in
a lifetime chance and
said “why not?”
Q. How long did the entire
process take?
A. There was about 6 months
of preparation and plan
ning and three month
over there. Sept-
Q. How many students went
with you?
A. 9 plus our oldest son took
classes too.
Q. Academically, where does
the trip fit — is it consid
ered a class?
A. The students took five 3
credit courses and one 1
credit course for a total
of 16 credits. There were
six courses. They were:
Guess Who?
Each issue of the Lance will
contain a photo or two of a
current employee from their
youth. Learn more about the
employee pictured to the left
on page 6 and see 2 bonus
g;uess who entries.
Brunnenburgers Fall 2010 - Spencer Phillips, Brain Shanks, KeUy
Stine, Victoria Bickett, Amelia DiPillo, Jessica Frey, Jeff Cox, Aren
Montgomery, Christina Guiffre and the Mannettes.
ENG 362 Saints and
Heroes of the Middle
Ages - taught by Sizzo
de Rachewiltz, ENG
371 The Cantos:
American Epic — a
course on Ezra Pound
taught by his daughter
ENG 372 Myth and
Agro-Archaeology —
taught by Sizzo de
Rachewiltz, COM 390A
International Dramatic
Literature -taught by
me, COM 390C Topics
in Film - Fellini -
Mary de Rachewiltz, (See Brunnenburg, Page 4)
Inside this issue....
Page 2
Class Experiences
Page 3
Campus Experiences
Page 4-8
Arts Alive
Page 9-11
Coming Attractions/
Classifieds/The Buzz
Page 12

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