19 Oct 2013
Jean-Luc Deuffic

Manuscripta Illuminata – Approaches to Understanding Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts (Conference)

Manuscripta Illuminata – Approaches to Understanding Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

Organized by the Index of Christian Art, Princeton University. This conference was generously supported by The Council of the Humanities, Princeton University. 

Friday and Saturday, October 25th and 26th 2013. The venue for this conference will be Dodds Auditorium in Robertson Hall.

Friday, October 25th 2013 : 9.15-9.30 : Welcome : Colum Hourihane, Index of Christian Art

9.30-10.05 : Public Prayer and Implicit Private Meditation in Ottonian Liturgical Manuscripts, c. 1000 A.D 

Henry Mayr-Harting, University of Oxford, Emeritus

10.05-10.40 : The Rohan Masters: Collaboration and Experiment in the Hours of Isabella Stuart 

Stella Panayotova, University of Cambridge

10.40-11.10 : Questions and Coffee

11.10-11.45 : Continuous Cycles of Marginal Illustration in Late Medieval Horae: Function and History. The Bedford Hours and Its Analogues

James Marrow, Princeton University, Emeritus

11.45-12.20 : Variations on Grisaille in a newly acquired Prayerbook (Princeton MS. 223)

Elizabeth Moodey, Vanderbilt University 

12.20-12.40 : Questions

12.40-2.00 : Lunch

The moderator for the morning session will be Colum Hourihane, Princeton University

2.00-2.35 : Thought Crimes : Implied Ensuing Motion in Manuscripts Made for Jewish Patrons

Marc Michael Epstein, Vassar College 

2.35-3.10 : Design, Devotion, and Durability in Gothic Prayer Books

Anne Rudloff Stanton, University of Missouri 

3.10-3.30 : Questions & Break

3.30-4.05: Words Not Written in Stone : John Shirwood’s Verse Epitaph for a Canon of Exeter Cathedral, ca. 1462

Don C. Skemer, Princeton University 

4.05-4.40 : Inquiries prompted by the Kane Suetonius (Kane 44) 

Patricia Stirnemann, Institut de recherché et d’histoire de textes, Paris 

4.40-5.00 : Questions

The moderator for the afternoon session will be Charles Barber, Princeton University

Saturday, October 26th 2013

9.30-10.05 : Manuscript Studies in the Renaissance

Anthony Grafton, Princeton University 

10.05-10.40 : Princeton Garrett MS 35 and Homeless English Gothic Manuscripts

Lucy Freeman Sandler, New York University, Emerita 

10.40-11.10 : Questions and Coffee

11.10-11.45 : A Late Medieval Compendium of Ancient Wisdom : Guillaume de Tignonville’s Dits moraux des philosophes

Walter Cahn, Yale University, Emeritus 

11.45-12.20 : From Princeton to San Marino: a personal survey of English Gothic illuminated manuscripts in American collections

Michael Michael, Christie’s Education, London 

12.20-12.40 : Questions

12.40-2.00 : Lunch

The moderator for the morning session will be Rowan Watson, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2.00-2.35 : Will Power : Manuscripts in Medieval Testaments 

Richard & Mary Rouse, University of California, Los Angeles, Emeritus 

2.35-3.10 : An Archive of Prayer : The Book of Hours in Manuscript and Print

Virginia Reinburg, Boston College 

3.10-3.20 : Questions & Break

3.20-3.40 : A Diminutive French Book of Hours of the Fourteenth Century

Adelaide Bennett, Princeton University 

3.40-4.15 : Book Illumination in Italy and the Rest of Europe : Commonality and Difference in the Fifteenth Century

Jonathan J. G. Alexander, New York University, Emeritus 

4.15-4.50 : A New Allegory of Divine Love : The Netherlandish Blockbook Canticum Canticorum Roundtable

Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, Princeton, NJ 

4.50-5.05 : Questions

5.05- : Concluding Remarks

Karin A. Trainer, Princeton University Librarian 

The moderator for the afternoon session will be Elizabeth Sears, University of Michigan

Spaces are limited and registration is required. Admission is strictly upon numbers provided at registration. There is no charge for the conference. To register please contact Fiona Barrett (fionab@princeton.edu) before October 17th 2013.
SOURCE : Index of Christian Art

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