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35th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

35TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIESSAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
17–18 OCTOBER 2008

PROGRAM

FRIDAY,  17 October 2008
Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Opening Remarks – 8:50am

Session I – 9:00am

Maps and Diagrams of the Holy Land in Manuscripts: Graphic Presentations of Sacred Space
Organizer: Evelyn Edson (Piedmont Virginia Community College)

  • Explanatory Drawing in Medieval Exegesis: Temple Plans (Ezekiel 45-47) and the Map of Canaan (Ezekiel 48)
    Catherine Delano-Smith (University of London)
  • St. Omer, the "Liber Floridus," and the Origin of the Circular Map of Jerusalem
    Hanna Vorholt (University of London)
  • A Modern Map of the Holy Land? The Inclusion of a Map from 1320 in a Ptolemy Atlas in the Late Fifteenth Century
    Evelyn Edson (Piedmont Virginia Community College)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00amGlossing across the Medieval School Curriculum
Organizer: Frank T. Coulson (The Ohio State University)

  • From Glosses to Text: A Logical Step
    Anna Grotans (The Ohio State University)
  • Glossing the "Metamorphoses" in Medieval France
    Frank T. Coulson (The Ohio State University)
  • Format as Function: The Italian Commentaries on the "Poetria nova" of Geoffrey of Vinsauf
    Marjorie Curry Woods (American Academy in Rome/The University of Texas, Austin)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Grand Hall, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

Session III – 1:45pm

Paleography and Manuscripts of the Early Middle Ages
Organizer: Gregory A. Pass (Saint Louis University)

Sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America

  • A Neapolitan Hagiographical Manuscript in Beneventan: Dating Corsiniana 777 and Its Palaeographical Context
    Francis Newton (Duke University)
  • A Fragment from Desiderian Montecassino Unearthed: BAV Vat. lat. 10644, ff. 28r-31v
    Andrew Irving (University of Notre Dame)
  • The Dated Manuscripts in E.A. Lowe's "Codices Latini Antiquiores"
    James John (Cornell 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, 18 OCTOBER 2008
Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session IV – 9:00am

Manuscripts and Memory
Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Creative Cosmologies in Late-Gothic Bohemia: Illuminated Diagrams and Memory Tools for the Court of Wenceslas IV
    Eric M. Ramirez-Weaver (University of Virginia)
  • Mnemonic Aspects of Illustration in Later English Manuscripts
    Kathleen L. Scott (Independent Scholar)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

Production and Transmission of Medieval Musical Manuscripts
Organizer: Daniel E. O'Sullivan (University of Mississippi)>Sponsored by the Society for Textual Scholarship

  • A Brief History of the Staff
    John Haines (University of Toronto)
  • Thibaut de Champagne and the Question of Attribution: A Re-Examination
    Christopher Callahan (Illinois Wesleyan University)
  • Medieval Italian Copyists and Occitan Musical Traditions
    H. Wayne Storey (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Grand Hall, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

Session VI – 2:00pm

German Vernacular Manuscripts>
Organizer: Henrike Manuwald (J. Paul Getty Museum)

  • Joseph's Women, a Woman's Joseph
    Alison Beringer (Colgate University)
  • Where to Place the Images? The Writer as "Concepteur" in Cod. 2841 (Vienna ÖNB)
    Henrike Manuwald (J. Paul Getty Museum)
  • Gender and Genre in Book Illustration?
    Anne Winston-Allen (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

Otto Ege and the Fortunes of Fragments
Organizer: A.S.G. Edwards (De Montfort University)>Sponsored by theWalter J. Ong, SJ, Center for Language and Culture

  • Otto Ege: The Collector as Destroyer
    A.S.G. Edwards (De Montfort University)
  • Otto Ege: Portfolios vs. FragmentsBarbara Shailor (Yale University)
  • Reassembling the Leaves: Otto Ege and the Potential of Technology
    Frederick Porcheddu (Denison University)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm