40th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies


40TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
11–12  OCTOBER 2013

PROGRAM | ABSTRACTS


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)

  • Dynastic Virtue: Isabella Stewart and “La somme le roi”
    Alexa Sand (Utah State University)
  • A Woman’s Book: The History of the Magnificent Parisian Psalter in Padua (Seminary Library, MS 353)
    Sabina Zonno (University of Padua)
  • Collecting the “Grandes chroniques de France” in England
    Maureen Quigley (University of Missouri, St. Louis)

Morning Break - 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am
Scribal Intervention and Interpretation
Organizer: Elizabeth C. Teviotdale (Western Michigan University)
  • Changing the Canon of the Mass in the Beauvais Sacramentary
    Elizabeth C. Teviotdale (Western Michigan University)
  • Scrapbook Antisemitism: Codicological and Textual Transformations of a Monastic Book in Response to Anti-Jewish Violence
    Benjamin Wright (University of Notre Dame)
  • Layout as Scribal Intervention: Reframing Richard Maidstone’s Penitential Psalms
    Arthur J. Russell (Arizona State University)
Lunch - 12:30pm
Sinquefield State Room, DuBourg Hall, 4th flr.

Session III - 2:00pm

In Her Hands: Manuscripts By, For, or About Women
Organizer: Susan L’Engle (Saint Louis University)
  • Masculinist Devotion in the Hands of a Female Beholder: Jeanne of Boulogne and the Belles Heures
    Sherry Lindquist (Western Illinois University)
  • The Portrayal of Mary’s Widowhood Miracles in Late-Medieval Europe
    Mary Dzon (University of Tennessee)
  • Lessons for My Daughter: Women as Educators in the Late Middle Ages
    Joni Hand (Southeast Missouri State University)
Afternoon Break - 3:30pm

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

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


SATURDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2013
Père Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall, 2nd flr.

Breakfast - 8:30am

Session IV - 9:00am

Masterpieces
Organizer: Eric Ramirez Weaver (University of Virginia)
  • Making It in Aachen: The Leiden Aratea and Looking at Louis the Pius’s Court
    Eric Ramirez Weaver (University of Virginia)
  • What Makes a Diagram a Masterpiece?
    Christopher R. Lakey (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Hortus Deliciarum: A Medieval Masterpiece?
    Danielle Joyner (University of Notre Dame)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session V – 11:00am

Work in Progress

  • Medieval Manuscripts in the Andrew Dickson White Collection at Cornell: Pedagogical, Social, and Aesthetic Contexts
    Scott Gwara (University of South Carolina)
  • Bologna and the Decretum Gratiani
    Giusi Zanichelli (Università degli Studi di Salerno)

Luncheon – 12:30pm
Ad libitum

Session VI – 2:00pm

British Library MS Harley 2253: Text and Context
Organizer: Timothy Shonk (Eastern Illinois University)

  • Harley 2253, Digby 86, and Auchinleck: The Evidence for an Early Middle English Canon from the West Midlands
    Susanna Fein (Kent State University)
  • The Work of Scribe A of MS Harley 2253
    David Raybin (Eastern Illinois University)
  • Voice and Lyric in MS Harley 2253
    Ingrid Nelson (Amherst College)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

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

Close – 5:30pm