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33rd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

33RD SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
13–14 OCTOBER 2006

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, 13 OCTOBER 2006
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Opening Remarks – 8:50am

Session I – 9:00am

Reconstructing Manuscripts: The Work of the Conservator
Organizer: Nancy Turner (J. Paul Getty Museum)

  • Cases in Reconstituting the Fragment: The Conservation Treatment of Single Leaves and Cuttings
    Nancy Turner (J. Paul Getty Museum)
  • A Conservation Investigation into Materials and Techniques: The Belles Heures of Jean of France, Duke of Berry
    Margaret Lawson (Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  • The Application of New Technologies to Manuscript Studies: A Progress Report on the Archimedes Palimpsest Project
    Abigail Quandt (Conservator, The Walters Art Museum)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

Outside the Book of Hours: Alternate Forms of Devotion in Manuscript Illumination ca. 1300
Organizer: Amy Neff (University of Tennessee)

  • The Liturgical Heart of the Matter: Eucharistic Ritual as the Center of Convent Devotional Life
    Judith Oliver (Colgate University)
  • Seeing and Believing in "La Somme le Roy" of Jeanne d'Eu
    Alexa Sand (Utah State University)
  • A Soul's Journey: The Ascent to God in the Prayers and Images of a Franciscan Manuscript
    Amy Neff (University of Tennessee)

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

Session III – 2:00pm

Fifteenth–Century Italian Illumination
Organizer: Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Illuminated Incunabula in the Seminary Library of Padova
    Federica Toniolo (Università degli studi di Padova)
  • Two Illuminated Incunabula of Virgil in the Princeton University Library Collection
    Emma Guest (Independent Scholar)
  • Illuminated Astrological Manuscripts in Italy from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: Some Interesting Examples
    Giordana Mariani Canova (Università degli studi di Padova)

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, 14 OCTOBER 2006
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session IV – 9:00am

Script and Scriptoria
Organizer: Gregory A. Pass (Saint Louis University)

  • Continuities at the Luxeuil Scriptorium: Merovingian to CarolingianLaura Williams (Independent Scholar)
  • The Administration of Written Culture in the Library of Fulda: New Observations on Some Manuscripts of the Ninth Century
    Patrizia Carmassi (Universität Kassel)
  • Manuscripts of the Canterbury Recension of Aldhelm's "Prose Treatise on Virginity"
    Scott Gwara (University of South Carolina)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

Creating "Flanders": The Problem of Historiography and Low Countries Manuscript Studies
Organizer: Margaret Goehring (Independent Scholar)

  • Ceci n'est pas une pipe: "Flanders," Linguistic Identity Politics, and the Historiography of Late Medieval Painting in Belgium since Federalization
    Gregory Clark (University of the South)
  • Tracking the Flemish Lion
    Elizabeth Moodey(Vanderbilt University)
  • Between "France" and "Flanders": The Challenge Presented by Simon Marmion
    Stephen Clancy (Ithaca College)

Luncheon – 12:30pmKnights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session VI – 2:00pmThe Bible in the Thirteenth Century: Beyond the Paris Bible
Organizer: Laura Light (Independent Scholar)Sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America

  • Production and Use of Latin Bible Manuscripts in Italy during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
    Sabina Magrini (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana)
  • The English Origins of the Modern Chapter Divisions of the BiblePaul Saenger (The Newberry Library) and Laura Bruck (Northwestern University)
  • Classroom, Pulpit, or Private Collection: Non-Biblical Texts in Thirteenth-Century Bibles and the Problem of How the Bible Was Used
    Laura Light (Independent Scholar)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

New Studies in Byzantine Illuminated Manuscripts
Organizer: Justine Andrews (University of New Mexico)

  • The Imperial Ideal on the Palaiologan PageCecily J. Hilsdale (Northwestern University)
  • Displacing Jesus, Disgracing Byzantium: Patronage of Tsar Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
    Elena Boeck (DePaul University)
  • Art in Transmission: The Copying of a Fourteenth-Century Commentary on Job
    Justine Andrews (University of New Mexico)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm