Houghton Library

2022 Nov 10

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Hofer Classroom, Houghton Library
Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Technologies of Reproduction and Representation. This workshop will focus on medieval manuscripts and early print from northern Europe as technologies of reproduction and representation, considering: representations of history and the Christian religion; representative politics; and modern representations of medieval books themselves through facsimile reproduction. Sponsored... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2022 Nov 10

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hofer Classroom, Houghton Library
Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Technologies of Reproduction and Representation. This workshop will focus on medieval manuscripts and early print from northern Europe as technologies of reproduction and representation, considering: representations of history and the Christian religion; representative politics; and modern representations of medieval books themselves through facsimile reproduction. Sponsored... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2022 Mar 31

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Hofer Classroom (lower level)
Anne D. Hedeman (University of Kansas), Making the Past Present: Illustrations in Early Modern France. Participants will explore how illustrations interacted with their texts in manuscripts and early printed books in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. These new visual cycles reshape established Latin texts, French translations from Latin, and new French texts and create new horizons of expectations for their reception. Space in the workshop is... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2022 Mar 31

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Hofer Classroom (lower level)
Anne D. Hedeman (University of Kansas), Making the Past Present: Illustrations in Early Modern France. Participants will explore how illustrations interacted with their texts in manuscripts and early printed books in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. These new visual cycles reshape established Latin texts, French translations from Latin, and new French texts and create new horizons of expectations for their reception. Space in the workshop is... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2022 Mar 28

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison & Newman Room
Anne D. Hedeman (Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History, University of Kansas), Power and Authority in Visual Paratext. Sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and Houghton Library. This lecture is open to the public, but registration is required; please click here to register. Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History
2019 Feb 28

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library Seminar Room
Dr. Simon Rettig (Assistant Curator of Islamic Art, Freer | Sackler Galleries), An Introduction to Codicology and the Arts of the Book of the Islamic World. This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Houghton Library. Space in the workshops is limited; to reserve a space, please click here.... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2019 Feb 28

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library Seminar Room

Dr. Simon Rettig (Assistant Curator of Islamic Art, Freer | Sackler Galleries), An Introduction to Codicology and the Arts of the Book of the Islamic World. This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Houghton Library. Space in the workshops is limited; to reserve a space, please click here.

... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2019 Feb 25

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

The Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library
Dr. Simon Rettig (Assistant Curator of Islamic Art, Freer | Sackler Galleries), Praying for the Ottoman Sultan: A New Look at Manuscripts of Selected Surahs after 1500. Free and open to the public; please RSVP here. This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Houghton Library.... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History
2018 Mar 20

Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lecture

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

The Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library
Brigitte Bedos-Rezak (New York University), Medieval Seals and the Rhetoric of Materiality. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Art Museums, the Houghton Library, and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. This lecture is part of Lasting Impressions: Coins and Seals as Material and Message in the Middle Ages, the 2018 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lecture and Workshop Series.
2018 Mar 19

Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lectures and Workshops

Mon Mar 19 (All day) to Thu Mar 22 (All day)

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room), Houghton Library, and Harvard Art Museums
Lasting Impressions: Coins and Seals as Material and Message in the Middle Ages, the 2018 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lecture and Workshop Series. Featuring lectures by Princeton University's Alan Stahl on Monday, 19 March and NYU's Brigitte Bedos-Rezak on... Read more about Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lectures and Workshops

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