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32nd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

32ND SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
14–15 OCTOBER 2005

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2005
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Opening Remarks – 8:50am

Session I – 9:00am

Illustrating the Text: Sources of Iconography

Organizer: Lynn Ransom (Free Library of Philadelphia)

  • Text, Image, and Invention in the Illustration of the "Cantigas de Santa María
    Pamela A. Patton (Southern Methodist University)
  • Defining Pictorial Models in the Morgan Picture Bible
    Richard Leson (JohnsHopkins University)
  • Iconography Invented and Sources Transformed: Jean Pucelle and Gautier de Coinci's "Miracles de Nostre Dame"
    Anna Russakoff (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

Music Manuscripts
Organizer: Nancy van Deusen (Claremont Graduate University)

  • On Getting Written Down: The Notation of Hildegard of Bingen's Melodiae
    Catherine Jeffreys (Monash University)
  • The Study of the Sequence and Its Manuscript Transmission
    Nancy van Deusen (Claremont Graduate University)
  • "New" Chants in Late Pontificals: A Breakdown of Transmission or Conscious Innovation?
    James Borders (University of Michigan)

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

Session III – 2:00pm

Manuscript Illumination in the Fourteenth Century
Organizer: Maureen Quigley (Saint Louis University)

  • Manuscript Patronage in Paris and the Failed Crusade of Philip VI of Valois
    Maureen Quigley (Saint Louis University)
  • The Power of the Word: Fourteenth-Century Illustrated Bibles from Naples
    Cathleen Fleck (Washington University)
  • Fourteenth-Century Illumination in Northern Italy: Narrative Strategies after Giotto
    Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

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

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

SATURDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2005
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session IV – 9:00am

Codicology
Organizer: Gregory A. Pass (Saint Louis University)
Sponsored by The Bibliographical Society of America

  • The Quire as a Working Unit
    J.P. Gumbert (Universiteit Leiden)
  • Words within a Frame of Words: Layout Strategies in Some Glossed Manuscripts of the "Ilias"
    Marilena Maniaci (Università degli Studi di Cassino)
  • The Codicological Reconstruction of a Fourth-Century Papyrus Poetry Book
    Robert G. Babcock (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

Near-Eastern Manuscripts
Organizer: Sylvie Merian (The Pierpont Morgan Library)

  • Codicological Elements in Armenian Manuscripts: Pricking, Ruling, and Quire NumberingSylvie Merian (The Pierpont Morgan Library)
  • Artist, Patron, and Atelier: Imperial Mughal Manuscripts and AlbumsRochelle Kessler (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
  • Wrestling from Central Asia to Mughal India: The Artistic Journey of Sa'di's "Gulistan"Mika Natif (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)

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

Session VI – 2:00pm
Medieval LiturgyOrganizer: Richard Kay (University of Kansas)

  • The Scribes of Bamberg Lit. 5
    Elizabeth Teviotdale (Western Michigan University)
  • Dold's Beneventan Missal (Montecassino, Archivio della Badia, Compactiones 7 + 22)
    Richard F. Gyug (Fordham University)
  • Pontificalia: A Global Checklist of Latin Manuscript Pontificals and Benedictionals
    Richard Kay (University of Kansas)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

Illumination in Bohemia: Ornament, Iconography, Patronage
Organizer: Maria Theisen (Institut  für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien)

  • An Epic for Kings: History, Pictorial Programme, and Illuminators of the Willehalm Codex for King Wenceslas IV of Bohemia
    Maria Theisen (Institut  für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien)
  • The Bohemian "Decoration System" in Fifteenth-Century Manuscripts from Nuremburg and Vienna
    Karl-Georg Pfändtner (Institut  für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien)
  • The Bible of Conrad of Vechta: Stylistic Change in Bohemian Book Illumination
    Milada Studničková (Akademie věd České Republiky)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm