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Conference Program

The Conference will be held at Fordham's Lincoln Center Campus:
Leon Lowenstein Center
113 W. 60th St.
New York, NY 10023

Conference Program PDF

Saturday, March 5th

8:30 - 9 a.m. | Registration and Coffee
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge

9 - 9:15 a.m. | Welcome
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge
Susanne Hafner (Director of Medieval Studies, Fordham University)

Session 1
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
| Plenary Lecture
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge
Chair: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (Fordham University)

  • Jessica Brantley (Yale University)
    Medieval Mediations

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. | Break
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge

Session 2
10:30 - 12 p.m.
| Three Concurrent Sessions

2.A Manuscripts in the Digital Age
Lowenstein 523
Chair: Laura Morreale (Fordham University)

2.B Materiality: Beyond Parchment
Lowenstein 524
Chair: Joshua O'Driscoll, The Morgan Library and Museum

2.C Organizing Knowledge
Lowenstein 816
Chair: Nicholas Paul

12 - 2 p.m. | Lunch
A list of local restaurants will be provided.

Session 3
2 -3 p.m.
| Plenary Lecture
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge
Chair: Nina Rowe (Fordham University)

  • Kathryn Rudy (University of St Andrews)
    Dirty Books: Approaches to Measuring Reader Response in the Middle Ages

3 - 3:15 p.m. | Break
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge

Session 4
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.
| Four Concurrent Sessions

4.A Manuscript as Agent
Lowenstein 816
Chair: Roger Wieck, The Morgan Library and Museum

4.B Transmitting the Rule
Lowenstein 523
Chair: Giorgio Pini (Fordham University)

4.C Authors and Scribes: Making Meaning
Lowenstein 524
Chair: Alex Novikoff (Fordham University)

4.D Format and Meaning
Lowenstein 1124
Chair: Pamela Patton (The Index of Christian Art)

4:45 - 5 p.m. | Break
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge

Session 5
5 - 6 p.m.
| Session 5: Flash Session
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge
Chair: Nina Rowe (Fordham University)

  • Yin Liu (University of Saskatchewan)
    Reading with Spaces in Early Medieval England
  • Tracey-Anne Cooper (St. John's University)
    Manuscript and Monastic Reform: London, BL Cotton Tiberius A. iii
  • Kathryn A. Smith (New York University)
    Moralizing the Mass in the Butler Hours (Baltimore, Walters Art Museum MS W. 105)
  • Anthony Bale (University of London, Birkbeck)
    The Itinerary in the Codex
  • Judith Potter (Independent Scholar)
    "Stad Bôk" as Witness in Medieval Lübeck
  • Emily Runde (Les Enluminures)
    Richard Hill's Reproductions: Personalizing Reading in the Age of Print

6 -7 p.m. | Reception
Lowenstein Plaza Atrium

Sunday, March 6th

Session 6
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
| Plenary Lecture
Chair: Richard Gyug (Fordham University)
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge

  • Andrew Taylor (University of Ottawa)
    Freedom and the Portable Reader: 1992 and 1281

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. | Break
Lowenstein Twelfth Floor Lounge

Session 7
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
| Three Concurrent Sessions

7.A The Body in the Manuscript
Lowenstein 523
Chair: Suzanne Yeager (Fordham University)

7.B Compendia
Lowenstein 524
Chair: Consuelo Dutschke (Columbia University)

7.C Manuscripts Between Languages: East and West
Lowenstein 816
Chair: Tom O'Donnell (Fordham University)

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Lunch
Lowenstein Plaza Atrium