Session Title

Seminar on Using Fragmentary Books of Hours in College and University Teaching II (A Workshop)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Irvin Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections, Univ. of South Carolina-Columbia; Special Collections and Rare Book Dept., Waldo Library, Western Michigan Univ.

Organizer Name

Susan M. B. Steuer

Organizer Affiliation

Western Michigan Univ.

Presider Name

Scott Gwara

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of South Carolina-Columbia

Start Date

15-5-2015 3:30 PM

Session Location

Waldo Library Meader Room

Description

The three-hour (two-session) seminar led by Dr. Scott Gwara on identifying medieval book genres from fragments. The seminar is modeled after "Understanding the Medieval Book." Teaching Book of Hours fragments, the seminar introduces approaches to medieval book culture, including textual, literary, and artistic concerns. By using dismembered books, this seminar explores valuable but underappreciated collections and will include an exhibition in Waldo Library. Please plan to attend both sessions.

Susan M. B. Steuer and Scott Gwara

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May 15th, 3:30 PM

Seminar on Using Fragmentary Books of Hours in College and University Teaching II (A Workshop)

Waldo Library Meader Room

The three-hour (two-session) seminar led by Dr. Scott Gwara on identifying medieval book genres from fragments. The seminar is modeled after "Understanding the Medieval Book." Teaching Book of Hours fragments, the seminar introduces approaches to medieval book culture, including textual, literary, and artistic concerns. By using dismembered books, this seminar explores valuable but underappreciated collections and will include an exhibition in Waldo Library. Please plan to attend both sessions.

Susan M. B. Steuer and Scott Gwara