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31st Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

31ST SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
15–16 OCTOBER 2004

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2004
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Opening Remarks – 8:50am

Session I – 9:00am

Illumination and Illustration in Late Medieval Manuscripts and Early Printed Books*
Organizer: Hope Mayo (Houghton Library, Harvard University)

Sponsored by The Bibliographical Society of America

  • The Hand-Illumination of Venetian Law Incunables in the Late Fifteenth Century
    Lilian Armstrong (Wellesley College)
  • Paint, Pen, and Print: Royal Presentations in France, 1495-1520
    Mary Beth Winn (State University of New York, Albany)
  • Vérard in England: French Influence in English Printed Books
    Martha Driver (Pace University)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

Manuscript Studies at Nijmegen University
Organizer: Rob Dückers (Nijmegen University)

  • Prayer and Pilgrimage: Traces of Pilgrim's Badges in Books of Prayer
    Hanneke van Asperen (Nijmegen University)
  • Vice Virtue, Vice Versa: The Inverted Moral Tradition of David of Augsburg's "Compositione" in Manuscripts of the Low Countries
    Krijn Pansters (Nijmegen University)
  • Manuscript Illumination in the Upper Quarter of the Duchy of Gelders: A First Survey
    Rob Dückers (Nijmegen University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session III – 2:00pm

Humanists and the Classics
Organizer: Frank Coulson (Ohio State University)

  • Humanist Commentators on Virgil: Quid novi?
    Virginia Brown (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies)
  • Picturing Apuleius: The Intersection of Word and Image in Some Renaissance Manuscripts
    Julia Haig Gaisser (Bryn Mawr College)
  • The Renaissance Afterlife of “Heroides” XV: A Humanist Response to Sappho
    Angela Fritsen (Episcopal School of Dallas)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

LOWRIE J. DALY, S.J., MEMORIAL LECTURE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES – 4:00pm

  • Paul Needham (Scheide Librarian, Princeton University)
    Printing Comes to Europe: 1450–1475

Reception 5:30-7:00pm
Samuel E. Cupples House

SATURDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2004
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session IV – 9:00am

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Collecting in the United States
Organizer: Barbara Shailor (Yale University)

  • Collecting Italian Manuscripts in the United States: Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, and Others
    Dennis J. Dutschke (University of California, Davis)
  • “Dispersed again among Boches, Jews and Transatlantics”: Collecting Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in America
    William P. Stoneman (Houghton Library, Harvard University)
  • “The collectors are far more particular than you think”: Selling Manuscripts to America
    Richard A. Linenthal (Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

Cultural Intersections of Script and Print in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England
Organizer: Charles F. Briggs (Georgia Southern University)

  • Putting It in Print: Imagining Literary Patronage in Early Sixteenth-Century England
    Robert Costomiris (Georgia Southern University)
  • Ordering the Book: The Interplay of Script and Print in the Poetry of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury
    Julia Griffin (Georgia Southern University)
  • The Calligraphic Other: Media for Arabic and Chinese Writing in Seventeenth-Century England
    Robert Batchelor (Georgia Southern University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session VI 2:00pm

Manuscript Catalogues and Cataloguing
Organizer: Melissa Conway (University of California, Riverside, Uncatalogued Manuscript Control Center)

  • Creating a New Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts in the Collections of the USA: Challenges and Progress to Date
    Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann (Glenmont, NY)
  • Manuscript Cataloguing at the Pierpont Morgan Library: Yachting on the Web
    William Voelkle (Pierpont Morgan Library)
  • Orphans in the Storm: Establishing a Registry of Single Leaves in North American Collections
    Melissa Conway (University of California, Riverside; Uncatalogued Manuscript Control Center) and Lisa Fagin Davis (Uncatalogued Manuscript Control Center)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

The Book of Hours in Manuscript, in Print, in Prayer
Organizer: Roger S. Wieck (Pierpont Morgan Library)

  • The Flight of the Phoenix: The Elusive Career of an Innovative Flemish Book Painter
    Thomas Kren (J. Paul Getty Museum)
  • The Printed Book of Hours as First Bestseller
    Roger S. Wieck (Pierpont Morgan Library)
  • A Book for Prayer
    Virginia Reinburg (Boston College)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm

RECEPTION & EXHIBITION – 6:00–8:00pm

Painted Prayers: Books of Hours from the Morgan Library
Saint Louis Art Museum
This reception is made possible by the generous support of: