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37th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies


37TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
15–16 OCTOBER 2010

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, 15 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

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

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

SATURDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2010
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