40th Saint Louis Conference on MS Studies

CONFERENCE: 40th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies, Saint Louis University (Missouri), 11–12 October 2013. (Abstracts)

PROGRAM

Friday, 11 October 2013
Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.
Registration and Breakfast – 8:30am

Session I – 9:00am
Provenance and Pedigree
Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)
* Alexa Sand (Utah State University), Dynastic Virtue: Isabella Stewart and “La somme le roi”
* Sabina Zonno (University of Padua), A Woman’s Book: The History of the Magnificent Parisian Psalter in Padua (Seminary Library, MS 353)
* Maureen Quigley (University of Missouri, St. Louis), Collecting the “Grandes chroniques de France” in England.

Session II – 11:00am
Scribal Intervention and Interpretation
Organizer: Elizabeth C. Teviotdale (Western Michigan University)
* Elizabeth C. Teviotdale (Western Michigan University), Changing the Canon of the Mass in the Beauvais Sacramentary
* Benjamin Wright (University of Notre Dame), Scrapbook Antisemitism: Codicological and Textual Transformations of a Monastic Book in Response to Anti-Jewish Violence
* Arthur J. Russell (Arizona State University), Layout as Scribal Intervention: Reframing Richard Maidstone’s Penitential Psalms.

Session III – 2:00pm
In Her Hands: Manuscripts By, For, or About Women
Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)
* Sherry Lindquist (Western Illinois University), Masculinist Devotion in the Hands of a Female Beholder: Jeanne of Boulogne and the Belles Heures
* Mary Dzon (University of Tennessee), The Portrayal of Mary’s Widowhood Miracles in Late-Medieval Europe
* Joni Hand (Southeast Missouri State University), Lessons for My Daughter: Women as Educators in the Late Middle Ages.

Lowrie J. Daly, S.J., Memorial Lecture on Manuscript Studies I – 4:00pm
* Thomas Kren (J. Paul Getty Museum), Extra-Devotional Imagery in the Grandes heures of Anne of Brittany and the Hours of Louis XII
(Sponsored in association with the Saint Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies).

Saturday, 12 October 2013
Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.
Session IV – 9:00am
Masterpieces
Organizer: Eric Ramirez Weaver (University of Virginia)
* Eric Ramirez Weaver (University of Virginia), Making It in Aachen: The Leiden Aratea and Looking at Louis the Pius’s Court
* Christopher R. Lakey (Johns Hopkins University), What Makes a Diagram a Masterpiece?
* Danielle Joyner (University of Notre Dame), Hortus Deliciarum: A Medieval Masterpiece?

Session V – 11:00am
Work in Progress
* Scott Gwara (University of South Carolina), Medieval Manuscripts in the Andrew Dickson White Collection at Cornell: Pedagogical, Social, and Aesthetic Contexts
* Giusi Zanichelli (Università degli Studi di Salerno), Bologna and the Decretum Gratiani.

Session VI – 2:00pm
British Library MS Harley 2253: Text and Context
Organizer: Timothy Shonk (Eastern Illinois University)
* Susanna Fein (Kent State University), Harley 2253, Digby 86, and Auchinleck: The Evidence for an Early Middle English Canon from the West Midlands
* David Raybin (Eastern Illinois University), The Work of Scribe A of MS Harley 2253
* Ingrid Nelson (Amherst College), Voice and Lyric in MS Harley 2253.

Lowrie J. Daly, S.J., Memorial Lecture on Manuscript Studies II – 4:00pm
* Derek Pearsall (Emeritus, University of York and Harvard University), Medieval Anthologies, Compilations, Miscellanies: The Rage for Order
(Sponsored in association with the Saint Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies).

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