HMML Staff Presents

HMML Staff Presents

Presentations by HMML Staff and Scholars.

Upcoming Presentations

Past Presentations

  • February 3-4, 2023

    Destroyed, Removed, and Reassembled: Book Collections in the Premodern World Symposium

    Location - University of California, Los Angeles

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor

    Topic - Destruction, Creation, Relocation: Archiving Timbuktu’s written heritage 1862-2022

  • Jan 29 - Feb 2, 2023

    10th International St. Mark Symposium, Coptic Bible

    Location - Wādī al-Naṭrūn, Monastery of Saint Bishoy

    Speaker - Dr. Vevian Zaki, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - Translating the Bible into Arabic: Approaches and Strategies of the thirteenth-century Coptic Scholars

  • January 27, 2023

    Translation Practices across Institutional Borders: From the Scholar to the Public, sponsored byThe Comparative Literary Studies Program and the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa

    Location - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

    Speaker - Dr. Paul Naylor, Cataloger of West African Manuscripts

    Topic - Maktaba: Making West African Manuscripts Accessible in the Classroom

  • January 25, 2023

    Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) Social Justice Lecture Series

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Digitization, Digital Cataloging, and the Minority Communities of the Middle East

  • November 17-19, 2022

    African Studies Association Annual Meeting

    Location - Philadelphia, PA

    Speaker - Dr. Paul Naylor, Cataloger of West African Manuscripts

    Topic - Hiding in Plain Sight: Local knowledge traditions in the libraries of Timbuktu

  • October 29, 2022

    Sixteenth Century Society & Conference

    Location - Minneapolis, MN

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Classical spolia in Ottoman Constantinople: A view from the provinces

  • October 10-11, 2022

    Organized by the TYPARABIC project

    Location - Bucharest, Romania

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Introduction to HMML

  • September 16, 2022

    Military Orders VIII: In a Wider World

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo and Dr. Valeria Vanesio

    Topic - Understanding Online Access for Hospitaller Archives in vHMML.org

  • September 12-17, 2022

    34th Deutsche Orientalistentag, hosted by the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin

    Location - Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    Speaker - Dr. Celeste Gianni, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Fihris of Paul Sbath, or: Cataloging as a Mirror of Identity in the Early 20th-Century Middle East

  • August 8-12, 2022

    18th World Congress of Jewish Studies

    Location - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - Ezra Literature Among Jews and Christians in the Horn of Africa

  • July 4-9, 2022

    11th Christian Arabic Studies Congress

    Location - Paris, France

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Arabic Ambrosian Homiliary and the Ethiopic Homiliary of the Fathers: Evidence for an Early Adoption of Arabic Melkite Texts by Miaphysites in Egypt

  • July 4-9, 2022

    13th Symposium Syriacum

    Location - Paris, France

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - New Manuscript Evidence for the Letter to Melania of Evagrius Ponticus

  • July 4-9, 2022

    13th Symposium Syriacum

    Location - Paris, France

    Speaker - Dr. Vevian Zaki, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - Coptic Networks in Fourteenth-Century Egypt and Syria: Tūmā ibn al-Ṣāʼigh and his Clients

  • June 9, 2022

    Archiving 2022 (Society of Imaging Science and Technology)

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Curator/Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - Integrating Advanced Imaging of HMML Icons

  • May 27, 2022

    North American Patristics Society

    Location - Chicago, IL

    Speaker - Dr. James Walters, Cataloger of Syriac Manuscripts

    Topic - The Transmission of a Collection of Apocryphal Testimonia in Syriac Manuscripts

  • May 18, 2022

    L’Ordine di Malta e la Lingua d’Italia Architettura e temi decorativi dalla Controriforma al Settecento

    Location - Rome, Italy

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Director of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - Malta Study Center and Digitization of the Langue of Italy

  • May 16, 2022

    University of Malta and the Malta Study Center

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Director of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - Preservation and Access of Hospitaller Records at HMML’s Malta Study Center

  • May 14, 2022

    57th International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. James Walters, Cataloger of Syriac Manuscripts

    Topic - Crossing Confessional Boundaries: The Afterlife of a West Syriac Text Among East Syriac Communities

  • May 14, 2022

    57th International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro, Curator of Eastern Christian Manuscripts

    Topic - Stories of Disguised Women Saints in Eastern Christianity: New Insights from Digital Manuscripts

  • May 12, 2022

    Federal Association of the Order of Malta

    Location - Saint Cantius Church, Chicago, IL

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Director of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - A History of the Order of Malta in Ten Objects

  • May 6, 2022

    Minnesota Library Association ARLD Day 2022

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Director of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - HMML Authority File and Access to Understudied Literary Traditions

  • April 5, 2022

    Timbuktu Talks

    Location - Virtual and at the Center for African Studies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor

    Topic - Hiding in Plain Sight: Truly Local Knowledge Traditions in the Libraries of Timbuktu

  • April 5, 2022

    McGill-Munich-Grinnell Conference on 40 Years of Pseudepigrapha Research

    Location - School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro, Curator of Eastern Christian Manuscripts

    Topic - Of Moses, Mountains, and Models: Joseph Smith’s Book of Moses in Dialogue with the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

  • March 30, 2022

    Universität Erfurt, Forschungsbibliothek Gotha

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor

    Topic - From Ségou to SAVAMA: Destruction and Creation of West African Archives 1892-2022

  • February 26, 2022

    Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro, Curator of Eastern Christian Manuscripts

    Topic - Ash pe pekran? An Encounter with Coptic Cultural Heritage

  • February 19, 2022

    Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Manuscript Heritage of Muslim Communities in Minnesota and Beyond

  • February 11-12, 2022

    “Sacred Space(s)” Winter 2022 Mediterranean Seminar Workshop

    Location - Fresno State University, Fresno, California

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Director of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - Contesting Saint Paul's Shipwreck in the 18th century

  • February 12, 2022

    Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Curator of Western European Manuscripts & Special Collections

    Topic - The Boy from Buckman Plants a Seed

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