EBS at Kalamazoo

EBS at Kalamazoo 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. EDT [Session 165, not recorded]
  Manuscripts and/or Printed Books as Memorial Artifacts
     Presider: Jenny Adams, University of Massachusetts
“Dhuoda’s Manuscript Memorial in the Liber manualis”
   -- Rosemarie McGerr, Indiana University, Bloomington
“Books as Chapels: Commemorative Aspects of Fifteenth-Century London Common Profit Books”
   -- Judith Bleeker, Independent Scholar
“The Memories of Books in Wills: Affordances and Affective Practice”        
   -- Heather Blatt, Florida International University
Thursday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. EDT [Session 210, recorded] 
  Coding and Codicology: New Practices in the Study of Manuscripts and Books
     Presider: James H. Morey, Emory University
“Cataloging the Lost Bindings of Durham Priory Library with Radiog- raphy”
   -- J. D. Sargan, Durham University
“Going Digital: Some Remarks on a Computer-Assisted Collation of Earl Rivers’s Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers”
   -- Omar Khalaf, Università degli Studi di Padova
“Quantifying the Page: Analyzing the Page Layout in Colard Mansion’s Boccaccio (1476)”
   -- Anna de Bruyn, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
“Discovery through Collaboration: Digitizing Manuscripts in the Midwest through the Peripheral Manuscripts Project”
   -- Sarah L. Noonan, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame
Thursday, May 12, 3:00 p.m. EDT [Session 243, recorded] 
  Networks of Makers: Scribes, Artists, Printers, Binders 
     Presider: David Lavinsky, Yeshiva University
“The Virgule’s Role in Insular Book Production during the Eighth and Ninth Centuries”
   -- Rachel Lea Tharp, University of Oklahoma
“Networking in Cambridge: 1420–1436”
   -- Ann Eljenholm Nichols, Winona State University
“De Worde’s Dutch Connections”
   -- Martha W. Driver, Pace University
“European Romances, English Printers, and Networks of Makers across Cultures”
   -- Lydia Zeldenrust, University of York
Friday, May 13, 9:00 a.m. EDT [Session 296, recorded] 
  Family Reading: Manuscripts and Books down the Line 
     Presider: S.C. Kaplan, University of California, Santa Barbara
“The Librairie du Louvre’s Textual Community in Late Medieval France”
   -- Savannah Pine, University of Cambridge
“Women Bibliophiles in Late Medieval Hungary”
   -- Christopher Mielke, Beverly Heritage Center
“Elizabeth Sinclair, Jean Sinclair, and the Kingis Quair Manuscript”
   -- Rory G. Critten, University of Lausanne
“Family Reading: A Book of Poetry to Celebrate the Marriage of King Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves”
   -- Valerie E. Schutte, Independent Scholar
Saturday, May 14, 11:00 a.m. EDT [Session 381, not recorded]
  Old Wine, New Skins: Manuscripts and Books Adapted, Emended, Repurposed
     Presider: Valerie E. Schutte, Independent Scholar
“Old-Fashioned Modern: Two Hundred Years of Reading of the Lancelot- Grail”
   -- J. R. Mattison, University of British Columbia
“From Poetry to Prose”
   -- Nancy P. Pope, Washington University, St. Louis
“From the Printing Press to the Quill: The Reuse of von Gersdorff’s Feldtbuch der Wundarzney in Manuscript Medical Collections” 
   -- Chiara Benati, Università degli Studi di Genova
Also of interest --
Thursday, May 12, 7:00 p.m. EDT [Session 276, recorded]
  Journal Publishing in Medieval Literary Studies: The State of the Field (A Panel Discussion)
     Sponsor: Journal of English and Germanic Philology (JEGP) 
     Presider: Matthew Giancarlo

A panel discussion with Martha W. Driver, Pace University/Journal of the Early Book Society; Julie Orlemanski, University of Chicago/
postmedieval; Eric Weiskott, Boston College/Yearbook of Langland Studies; Michelle Karnes, University of Notre Dame/Studies in the Age of Chaucer; Randy Schiff, University at Buffalo/Exemplaria; Matthew Fisher, University of California–Los Angeles/Viator

EBS at Kalamazoo 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. EDT, Session 112
Copying, Editing and Correction: How Accurate Is It? 

Presider: Martha W. Driver, Pace University 
“Remaking Old Texts New Again”
— Lori Jones, Carleton University, University of Ottawa
“Multiple Copies, One Source? 15c Redactions of John of Tynemouth’s Sanctilogium in Cotton, Tiberius E. I”
— Virginia Blanton, University of Missouri-Kansas City
“Transcription Today: A Case Study of Transcribing the Lylye of Medicynes”
— Erin Connelly University of Warwick
“Scribal Accuracy in the Reeve’s Tale
— Thomas J Farrell, Stetson University

Wednesday, May 12, 11:00 a.m. EDT, Session 189
Bi- and Tri-Lingual Manuscripts and Early Printed Books 

Presider: Sarah Noonan, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame
“English Women’s Bilingual Manuscripts: Latin and the Vernacular”
— Caitlin Branum Thrash, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
“Multi-lingual Apocalypses in Late Medieval England”
— Karen Gross, Lewis & Clark College
“Words for God: Latin and French in the 14th-century Books of Hours”
— Oleksandr Okhrimenko, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
“‘Bremschet Scripcit’- A Multilingual Female(?) Annotator of Stephen Scrope’s Letter of Othea
— Sarah Wilma Watson, Haverford College

Wednesday, May 12, 1:00 p.m. EDT, Session 209 (live recorded)
‘What’s Past Is Prologue’: Transition of Literary Works from MS to Print 
Presider: Valerie Schutte, Independent Scholar
“Printing the Past? Seeking ‘Authenticity’ in an Icelandic Proverb Collection”
— Christine Schott, Erskine College
“Translating the Past: Antonio de Nebrija Rewrites the Catholic Monarchs”
— Bretton Rodriguez, University of Nevada, Reno
“Tudor Loyalties in English Birth Girdles”
— Mary Morse, Rider University

Wednesday, May 12, 7:00 p.m. EDT, Session 237 (live recorded)
What Makes an English Book English? 
Presider: Marlene V. Hennessy, Hunter College 
“How English Is it?”
— Martha Driver, Pace University
“Decorating to Anglicize the Book”
— J. R. Mattison, University of Toronto
“Chaucer’s Works, English and Foreign”
— Hope Johnston, Baylor University

Thursday, May 13, 11:00 a.m. EDT, Session 269
Migrating Manuscripts and Peripatetic Texts 

Presider: Marjorie Harrington, Medieval Institute Publications
“Travelling scholars and manuscripts: the influence of the Paris university book trade on English intellectual life and visual art”
— Alison Ray, Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library
“Total Oblivion? Wycliffite Gospel Commentaries and their Textual Afterlives”
— David Lavinsky, Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University
“Short Migrations with Long Consequences: Loan Chests and Book Movement in Late Medieval Oxford”
— Jenny Adams, University of Massachusetts—Amherst

Friday, May 14, 1:00 p.m. EDT, Session 347
Visual and Verbal Portraits in Manuscripts and Printed Books
Presider: Jill C. Havens, Texas-Christian University 
“Jean de Vignay at the Heart of the Early Valois Court: The Portrait of the Translator in the Jeu des échecs moralisé (Morgan G. 52)” 
— Lisa Daugherty Iacobellis, Special Collections, The Ohio State University Libraries
“‘A Knyght ther was, and that a noble man’: The Knight’s portrait in Caxton’s illustrated edition of The Canterbury Tales 1483″
— Anamaria Ramona Gellert, Independent Scholar
“‘Marie our Maistresse’: A Verbal Portrait of Queen Mary I at her Accession”
— Valerie Schutte, Independent Scholar