Arch Dalrymple III Department of History

University of Mississippi

UM to Host Conference on “Textual Science and the Future Of The Past”

Symposium poster final-001The “Textual Science and the Future of the Past” Manuscript Symposium will be taking place on October 27th-30th. More information and a full schedule of events can be found at http://medieval.olemiss.edu (and on the attached poster).

The symposium will feature two plenary lectures: on Monday, October 27th, Mike Phelps of the ‘Early Manuscript Electronic Library’ will be speaking on “Recovering Lost Texts in the Sinai: Palimpsest Manuscripts at St. Catherine’s Monastery of the Sinai” (in Overby, 7PM), and on Tuesday, October 28th, Dr. Maddalena Signorini of the University of Rome will be speaking on “Petrarch’s Library” (in Overby, 7PM).

The symposium will also feature private workshops with the two speakers for undergraduate and graduate students, who must sign up in advance and reserve their spots (at medieval.olemiss.edu). The two undergraduate workshops on medieval manuscripts will be Monday, October 27th, with Maddalena Signorini (3:30-5 PM in the Lawrence Room, 3rd floor of J. D. Williams Library) and Tuesday, October 28th, with Mike Phelps (3:30-5 PM in the Lawrence Room, 3rd floor of J. D. Williams Library). The two graduate workshops on medieval manuscripts will be on Wednesday, October 29th, with Mike Phelps (3:00-5:00 in the Lawrence Room, 3rd floor of J. D. Williams Library), and Thursday, October 30th, with Maddalena Signorini (3:00-5:00 in the Lawrence Room, 3rd floor of J. D. Williams Library).