Session Title

Un/making Mistakes in Medieval Manuscripts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Barbara M. Eggert, Christine Schott

Organizer Affiliation

Humboldt-Univ. Berlin, Erskine College

Presider Name

Barbara M. Eggert

Paper Title 1

BnF fr. 375: Deliberate Mistakes for the Sake of Order

Presenter 1 Name

Rachel Sweet

Presenter 1 Affiliation

King´s College London

Paper Title 2

Structural, Textual, and Graphic Alterations in an Illuminated Persian Manuscript from the Abdul Hamid II Collection at the University of Michigan

Presenter 2 Name

Sarah Z. Mirza

Presenter 2 Affiliation

College of Wooster

Paper Title 3

Mocking, Masking, Multiplying Mistakes: Calligraphic Interplays in Late Medieval Northern Manuscripts

Presenter 3 Name

Anja Grebe

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Paper Title 4

For Your Viewing Pleasure: Random Acts of Fac[e]iality in Medieval Manuscripts

Presenter 4 Name

Danijela Zutic

Presenter 4 Affiliation

McGill Univ.

Start Date

10-5-2013 3:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1355

Description

By inviting both paper proposals from scholars of texts as well as scholars of images, this session aims to explore the nature of errors, mistakes, and obsucrities in medieval manuscripts as well as the "corrections" thereof to gain insight into the contemporary assumptions about what a text should look like.

Barbara M. Eggert and Christine M. Schott

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May 10th, 3:30 PM

Un/making Mistakes in Medieval Manuscripts

Schneider 1355

By inviting both paper proposals from scholars of texts as well as scholars of images, this session aims to explore the nature of errors, mistakes, and obsucrities in medieval manuscripts as well as the "corrections" thereof to gain insight into the contemporary assumptions about what a text should look like.

Barbara M. Eggert and Christine M. Schott