Tag Archives: medieval manuscripts

“Exploring the Manuscript Page: Scripts and Decoration around the World”—VFL Exhibition

Exploring the Manuscript Page: Scripts and Decoration around the World An exhibition in the Vatican Film Library in Pius XII Memorial Library 13 February – 30 June 2017 The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the … Continue reading

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“The Language Of Clothing In The Middle Ages”—Lecture and Gallery Talk

“The Language Of Clothing In The Middle Ages” Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:00 P.M. Pius XII Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Gallery The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces a public lecture … Continue reading

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“In The Manuscript Margins”—VFL Exhibition Opening

In the Manuscript Margins: Notes and Decoration by Scribes, Illuminators, and Readers An exhibition in Pius XII Memorial Library, Vatican Film Library 26 August 2016–2017 January 31 The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint … Continue reading

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“The East in Script and Print”—VFL Exhibition Opening

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces the opening of an exhibition of manuscripts from South, East, and Southeast Asia, “The East in Script and Print: Manuscripts in Asia from the … Continue reading

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An Iberian Adventure

Presenting a paper at a foreign conference can be a stimulating experience: one meets new colleagues and catches up with old friends, and the official repasts offer tempting local dishes to savor. An added high is the possibility of presenting … Continue reading

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Debra Cashion Elected Executive Director of Digital Scriptorium

Debra Cashion, PhD, MLIS, Associate Director of the Center for Digital Humanities and Assistant Librarian of the Vatican Film Library, part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries, has been elected to the position of Executive Director of … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 43rd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies, 14–15 October 2016

Paper or session proposals are invited for the 43rd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies, organized by the Vatican Film Library and to be held at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, 14–15 October 2016. The guest speaker will … Continue reading

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“Medieval Connections: Linking Body and Mind” – An Exhibition in Pius XII Memorial Library

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library announces the opening of the exhibition “Medieval Connections: Linking Body and Mind.” Whom can you marry? How can you stay healthy? What forces regulate the universe and daily life? How do you express religious, … Continue reading

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VFL OPEN HOUSE — 29 September

Have you ever wondered what’s in the Vatican Film Library? Have you ever held a real medieval manuscript in your hands? Are you mystified by the arcana of paleography and sigillography? Are you a student in search of a dissertation topic, … Continue reading

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“The Rule of Law: Righting Wrongs and Writing Rights in Medieval Europe” — A New Exhibition in the Vatican Film Library

The Vatican Film Library of the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections announces its current exhibition of medieval manuscripts, The Rule of Law: Righting Wrongs and Writing Rights in Medieval Europe, on display Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, running … Continue reading

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