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34th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

34TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
12–13 OCTOBER 2007

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2007
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Opening Remarks – 8:50am

Session I – 9:00am

Gothic English Manuscripts
Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • The Macclesfield Psalter
    Stella Panayotova (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)
  • The Stylistic Context of the Luttrell Psalter
    Michael Michael (Christie’s Education, London)
  • City and Court: The Origins and Owner of the Taymouth Hours (London, BL Yates Thompson MS 13)
    Kathryn Ann Smith (New York University)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

Secular English Manuscripts
Organizer: M. Teresa Tavormina (Michigan State University)

  • The Manuscripts of the Anglo-Norman Prose Brut Chronicle: An IntroductionJulia Marvin (University of Notre Dame)
  • Manuscript Contexts of the Earliest Robin Hood Poems
    Thomas H. Ohlgren (Purdue University)
  • Medieval Medicine in Microcosm: Manuscript Settings of Middle English Uroscopies
    M. Teresa Tavormina (Michigan State University)

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

Session III – 2:00pm

Who, Where and Why: Some Iconographical Issues to Celebrate Ninety Years of the Index of Christian Art
Organizer: Colum Hourihane (Index of Christian Art, Princeton University)Sponsored by the Index of Christian Art, Princeton University

  • Who: Men of Interest. The Visitation Explored
    Judith Golden (Index of Christian Art, Princeton University)
  • Where: Talking Spaces. Hierarchy in the Porter Hours (Morgan M.105)
    Libby Escobedo Karlinger (Aurora University)
  • Why: The Emphasis on Judas’ Notoriety Pictured in a Thirteenth-Century Psalter-Hours
    Adelaide Bennett (Index of Christian Art, Princeton University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

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

  • Nigel Morgan (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)Winchester, Canterbury, and Sigena: The Problem of the Last Copy of the Utrecht Psalter

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

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

SATURDAY, 13 OCTOBER 2007
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session IV – 9:00am

Manuscripts and their Makers, before and beyond ParisOrganizer: Mary B. Shepard (International Center of Medieval Art)Sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art

  • Manuscripts and their Makers in the Early Medieval Period
    Lawrence Nees (University of Delaware)
  • Illuminated Manuscripts in Northern Europe, 1200 to 1400: Thinking Production
    Gerald Guest (John Carroll University)
  • The Conradin Bible and other Projects: Making Books at Naples between Hohenstaufen and Angevin
    Rebecca Corrie (Bates College)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

Writing the Words in Italy, 10th to 15th CenturyOrganizer: Consuelo Dutschke (Columbia University)Sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America

  • Survey of Early Placita in Italian Archives
    Michael W. Heil (Columbia University)
  • Merchants and Notaries: Stylistic Movements in Italian Cursive Scripts
    Irene Ceccherini (Università degli Studi di Firenze)
  • Comperta in calce: The Archive of Scientific Working Papers of Albinia C. de la Mare and the Second Edition of her “New Research on Humanistic Scribes in Florence”
    Xavier van Binnebeke (Bodleian Library, Oxford)

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

Session VI – 2:00pm

Finding, Annotating, and Reading the Texts on Papyrus
Organizer: Maryline Parca (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

  • Reading Invisible Ink: The Application of Multi-Spectral Imaging to Papyrus Manuscripts
    Stephen Bay (Brigham Young University)
  • Before Scholia
    Kathleen McNamee (Wayne State University)
  • Some Papyrological Perspectives on Early Christianity
    David Martinez (University of Chicago)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pmItalian Sixteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts
Organizer: Maria Saffiotti Dale (Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin)

  • The Bull, the Column, the Scepter, and the Crown: Hieroglyphs of Nobility in the Missal of Cardinal Pompeo Colonna
    Brian A. Curran (Pennsylvania State University)
  • The Farnese Hours and Roman Breviary Reform
    Elena Calvillo (University of Richmond)
  • Venetian Manuscript Painting in the Era of Print
    Helena K. Szépe (University of South Florida)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm