Houghton Library

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.

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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
2018 Mar 05

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

The Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library

Peter Kidd (independent researcher), Greater than the Sum of Their Parts: Incomplete Medieval Manuscripts in Boston and Elsewhere. This lecture will consider a variety of illuminated medieval manuscripts from Houghton and other local collections, each of which has missing leaves, or larger parts, scattered in other collections around the world. By matching-up far flung pieces of books with those that are held locally, a picture emerges that is 'greater than the sum of its parts'. Co-sponsored by the Houghton Library and the Committee on Medieval Studies. This lecture is free and open to the public, but RSVP is requested here.... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

2017 Mar 23

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library Seminar Room (2nd floor)

Julian Weiss (King's College London), Creating Vernacular 'Literature' in Renaissance Spain and Portugal. A workshop exploring how paratexts (prologues, glosses, commentaries) and the layout of manuscripts and early printed books helped to construct ideas of authorship and canonicity, and to create the conditions for the emergence of the idea of a national 'literature' before the term 'literature' itself was coined. Space in the workshop is limited; to reserve a place, please email Monique Duhaime (duhaime@fas.harvard.edu) with "afternoon workshop registration" in the subject line...

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2017 Mar 23

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library Seminar Room (2nd floor)

Julian Weiss (King's College London), Creating Vernacular 'Literature' in Renaissance Spain and Portugal. A workshop exploring how paratexts (prologues, glosses, commentaries) and the layout of manuscripts and early printed books helped to construct ideas of authorship and canonicity, and to create the conditions for the emergence of the idea of a national 'literature' before the term 'literature' itself was coined. Space in the workshop is limited; to reserve a place, please email Monique Duhaime (duhaime@fas.harvard.edu) with "morning workshop registration" in the subject line,...

Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History