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Thirty-Eighth Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

Thirty-Eighth Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

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Publié le vendredi 02 septembre 2011 par Karim Hammou

Résumé

The Vatican Film Library and its journal, Manuscripta, annually host the Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies. The conference, known familiarly as the Manuscripta Conference, has no set theme and serves as a general forum for manuscript scholars to meet and discuss their work with colleagues. Each year a distinguished scholar is invited to deliver the Fr. Lowrie J. Daly, S.J. Memorial Lecture on Manuscript Studies. Topics addressed at the conference range from Antiquity through the early modern period and include, but are not limited to: Paleography, Illumination, Binding, Library History, Textual Criticism, Codicology, Book Production, Diplomatics, Reading and Literacy, Manuscript Cataloguing.

Annonce

Saint Louis University

14–15 October 2011

FRIDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2011

Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST • 8:00 AM

OPENING REMARKS • 8:50 AM

SESSION I • 9:00 AM. Clothing Matters and Matters of Clothing, Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Illustrating Social Status: Fashion in the Marginal Drawings of a Fourteenth-Century Breviary from Tavistock, Devonshire, Sarah Townsend (Fordham University)
  • The Depiction of Mary Clothing Jesus in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Canon. Misc. 476, Mary Dzon (University of Tennessee)
  • Spots, Stripes, and Seduction: An Examination of Gawain's Illuminated Cotton Nero A.X. Bedchamber, Anna Noice (University of Notre Dame)
  • The Key Is in the Clothes: The Political Use of Contemporaneous Court Dress in Anne de Bretagne’s "Les vies des femmes célèbres", K. Michelle Arthur (Hartwick College)

MORNING BREAK • 11:00 AM

SESSION II • 11:30. Covering the Codex: Special Bindings, Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Lacquer Illustrated Binding and Transmission of Knowledge, Sean Swanick and Jennifer Garland (McGill University)
  • The Medieval Girdle Book: A Format for Instant Access, Margit J. Smith (Independent Scholar)

LUNCHEON • 12:30 PM

Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

SESSION III • 2:00 PM. Manuscript Hunting: Past, Present, and Future, Organizer: Lynn Ransom (University of Pennsylvania), Sponsored by the Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts

  • Princely Pursuit or Monumental Madness? Two Case Studies in Cataloguing the World’s Manuscripts, Lynn Ransom (University of Pennsylvania)
  • How to Create an Address Book for 30,000 Manuscripts—in Ten Years or Less, Melissa Conway (University of California, Riverside)
  • Where Are They Now? The Migration of Manuscripts since the "Census" and "Supplement", Lisa Fagin Davis (Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science)

AFTERNOON BREAK • 3:30 PM

LOWRIE J. DALY, S.J., MEMORIAL LECTURE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES • 4:00 PM

Sponsored in association with the Saint Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies:

Peopling Paternoster Row: Recovering the Artist of the Holkham Bible Picture-Book, Michelle P. Brown (University of London)

RECEPTION • 5:30–7:00 PM

Samuel E. Cupples House

SATURDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2011

Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

BREAKFAST • 8:30 AM

SESSION IV • 9:00 AM. Utilitarian Manuscripts, Organizer: Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Reading, Learning, Remembering: Computistical Text and Diagrams in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 422 Part II, Phillipa Semper (University of Birmingham)
  • Treatises of Veterinary Medicine from Spain, Josefina Planas (Universidad de Lleida, Spain)
  • Bohemian Machinations of Power and Courtly Life in Konrad Kyeser’s "Bellifortis", Eric M. Ramírez-Weaver (University of Virginia)

MORNING BREAK • 10:30 AM

SESSION V • 11:00 AM. The Peripatetic Codex, Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Travels of Men, Travels of Books: Production and Circulation of Illuminated Juridical Manuscripts in Southern France Between the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries, Maria Alessandra Bilotta (Université Lille 3 - Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • Illuminated Bolognese Legal Manuscripts and Angevin "Regnum Siciliae": The Advocates "Parvum Volumen" in Edinburgh (NLS, MS Advocates 10.1.4(i)), Gianluca del Monaco (University of Bologna)
  • The Book That Saved a World: The Sarajevo Haggadah, Patrick McCarthy (Saint Louis University)

LUNCHEON • 12:30 PM

Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

SESSION VI • 2:00 PM. Work in Progress, Organizer: Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University), Supported by Professor James H. Marrow and Dr. Emily Rose

  • German Manuscript Illumination in the Age of Gutenberg, Jeffrey F. Hamburger (Harvard University)
  • The Bohuns and Their Books: The Illuminated Manuscripts of a Fourteenth-Century English Noble Family, Lucy Freeman Sandler (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)

AFTERNOON BREAK • 3:30 PM

SESSION VII • 4:00 PM. Scribes, Illustrators and Workshops: "Nuns as Artists" Revisited, Organizer: Anne Winston-Allen (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale), Respondent: Jeffrey F. Hamburger (Harvard University)

  • Manuscripts Made by the Women of Delft, Kathryn M. Rudy (University of St. Andrews, Edinburgh)
  • Jesus and John the Baptist Go Camping: Experimental Iconography in the Fifteenth-Century Dominican Convents of the Upper Rhine, Jane Carroll (Dartmouth College)
  • "Peccatrix mulier scripsit et pinxit hunc librum": Sisters as Scribes and Illustrators, Anne Winston-Allen (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)

CLOSING REMARKS • 5:30 PM

Lieux

  • Saint Louis (USA), 3650 Lindell Blvd St Louis, MO 63108-3302 (Pius Xii Memorial Library‎ )

Dates

  • vendredi 14 octobre 2011
  • samedi 15 octobre 2011

Mots-clés

  • Paleography, Illumination, Binding, Library History, Textual Criticism, Codicology, Book Production, Diplomatics, Reading and Literacy, Manuscript Cataloguing

Contacts

  • Susan L'Engle
    courriel : lengles [at] slu [dot] edu

Source de l'information

  • Maria Alessandra Bilotta
    courriel : maria [dot] alessandra [dot] bilotta [at] gmail [dot] com

Pour citer cette annonce

« Thirty-Eighth Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le vendredi 02 septembre 2011, http://calenda.org/205160