Special Collections

37th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

15–16 OCTOBER 2010


Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Opening Remarks –8:50am

Session I –9:00am

Drawing Meaning from the Margins in Irish and Irish-Influenced Manuscripts
Organizer: Tomás O'Sullivan (Saint Louis University)

  • Patterns of Meaning: The Divided Body of Christ in the Book of Kells
    Ben C. Tilghman (George Washington University)

  • Construe Marks in Vat. Reg. lat. 49 (Catechesis Celtica)
    Jean Rittmueller (University of Memphis)

  • The Connacht Chronicle in Thirteenth Century Ireland: The Manuscript Sources
    Thomas J. Finan (Saint Louis University)

Morning Break –10:30am

Session II –11:00am

Editing the Christian Bible: Redactional Elements in Manuscripts of the New Testament between the Second and the Tenth Century
Organizer: David J. Trobisch (American Bible Society)

Sponsored by The Bibliographical Society of America

  • The Early Manuscript Tradition of the New Testament in the Light of Book Publishing in Antiquity: Archetype, Redaction, Prices, Copyright, and Competition
    David Trobisch (American Bible Society)

  • Segmentation Indications in Greek New Testament Manuscripts from the First Millennium
    Bill Warren (New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary)

  • “Much Trouble, Little Profit”: Greek Revival in Biblical Manuscripts of the Ninth Century
    Jeffrey Kloha (Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

Session III – 2:00pm

Early Medieval Manuscripts
Organizer: Laura E. Cochrane (Middle Tennessee State University)

  • Re-Examining the Ruler Portrait of Charles the Bald in the Codex Aureus of Saint Emmeram
    Riccardo Pizzinato (Johns Hopkins University)

  • Personifications of the Quadrivium in a Carolingian Manuscript of Boethius's De institutione arithmetica
    Laura E. Cochrane (Middle Tennessee State University)

  • The Beauvais Sacramentary in the Getty Museum as a “Coronation Sacramentary”
    Elizabeth C. Teviotdale (Western Michigan University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm


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

Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session IV – 9:00am

Image and Exegesis
Organizer: Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Burchard of Worms's “Decretum”: A Tree of Consanguinity in an Eleventh-Century Book of Decrees by Burchard of Worms (Lucca, Biblioteca Capitolare, MS 124) and the Ecclesiastical Effort to Control Marriage
    Charles Buchanan (Ohio University)

  • Mabillon's Unidentified Vatican Manuscript of the “Opusculum Eldefonsi Hispaniensis Episcopi de Pane Eucharistico”
    Roger E. Reynolds (PIMS, University of Toronto)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

The Manuscript Disbound
Organizer: Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • Devotions, Demons, and Daily Life: The Making of an Exhibition
    Rob Dückers (Emerson College European Center, Well)

  • The Hours of Catherine of Cleves: Documentation, Conservation, and Considerations for Exhibition and Loan
    Maria Fredericks (The Morgan Library and Museum)

  • The Master of Catherine of Cleves: A Craftsman Amidst Scribes, Pen-flourishers and Fellow-illuminators
    Anne S. Korteweg (Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

Session VI – 2:00pm

Learning from the Page
Organizer: Susan L'Engle (Saint Louis University)

  • From Roman to Arabic: Numeral Evolution 1200–1500
    John Crossley (CSIT, Monash University)

  • Folio 187v and Insights into the Evangelists in the Book of Kells
    Tomás O'Sullivan (Saint Louis University)

  • Liturgical Reform in Halberstadt in the Middle Ages: The Evidence of Manuscripts
    Patrizia Carmassi (Herzog August Bibliothek)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

Unorthodox, Obscene and Heretical Images in Medieval Manuscripts
Organizer: Sherry C.M. Lindquist (Knox College)

  • Pricking the Hero: Penetrating and Suturing Masculinity from the Margins of Gothic Romances
    Lisa Hunt (University of Wyoming)

  • Celebrating the Vows of the Peacock: Polyphonic Thinking, Party Time and the Marginalia in New York, Pierpont Morgan Library MS Glazier 24
    Dominic Leo (Youngstown State University)

  • "For this Cause God Gave Them Up unto Vile Affections": Images of Sexual Practices in the Margins of the Medieval Manuscripts
    Polina Shtemler (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm