Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

42nd ANNUAL SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY 16-17 OCTOBER 2015 Guest Speaker Lowrie J. Daly, S.J., Memorial Lecture on Manuscript Studies: Stella Panayotova (Keeper, Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge).   CALL FOR PAPERS The Vatican Film Library invites paper submissions or session proposals for the 42nd Saint Louis Conference … Continue reading

The Influences of the Dominican Order in the Middle Ages

* Call for Papers * From the modest group of St Dominic and his sixteen followers, the Dominican Order grew rapidly in the first century of its existence, establishing itself across Europe as a learned Order of Preachers.  This interdisciplinary conference will seek to explore the influences of the Dominican Order on all aspects of … Continue reading

42nd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

Saint Louis University in St. Louis, 16–17 October 2015 * Call For Papers *  Sessions: (alternate sessions can be suggested) Old Book, New Book: Refurbished Manuscripts in the Middle Ages: Even when they were tailored to the taste of specific patrons, it was understood that manuscripts would outlast their owners: they were future family heirlooms, to … Continue reading

Cartularies in Medieval Europe. Texts and Contexts. Internacional conference.

Lisbon (Portugal), Organized by the Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo and the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, 11-12 June 2015.   * Call for Papers * Over the last two decades, cartularies have been seen as an object of study in themselves, not only for the wealth of information they provide or for the … Continue reading

Conference: Bible as Notepad

10-12 December 2014 MF Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo, Norway.   Whereas the Bible is among the world’s most studied books, most scholars are primarily occupied with its textual contents, and most editors of biblical texts concentrate on the text found within manuscripts’ columns. However, annotations are found in manuscripts cross-culturally and the notes … Continue reading