HMML Staff Presents

HMML Staff Presents

Presentations by HMML Staff and Scholars.

Upcoming Presentations

Past Presentations

  • November 10, 2021

    Kurdish Cultural Association at the University of Chicago

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Kurdish Manuscripts at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

  • November 9, 2021

    7th Annual Costan Lecture in Early Christianity, Georgetown University

    Location - ICC Auditorium, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Ascetic Influencers: The Manichaeans and the Development of Early Christian Asceticism

  • November 5, 2021

    Timbuktu Talks, Center for African Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - From Rebels to Rulers: Writing Legitimacy in the Early Sokoto State

  • October 28, 2021

    Authority Records and Manuscripts in Libraries and Research
    Hosted by the Berlin State Library in collaboration with “Bibliotheca Arabica”

    Location - Virtual (Berlin, Germany)

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro, Dr. Josh Mugler, Dr. Catherine Walsh

    Topic - Titulus and HMML Authority File: Creating and Sharing Authorities from Cross-cultural Manuscript Traditions at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

  • October 27, 2021

    Authority Records and Manuscripts in Libraries and Research
    Hosted by the Berlin State Library in collaboration with “Bibliotheca Arabica”

    Location - Virtual (Berlin, Germany)

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - The Digital Dawn of Comparative Manuscript Studies: How Authority Control Has Become the Critical Link

  • October 26, 2021

    MELA 2021 Annual

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Walid Mourad, Dr. Josh Mugler, Dr. Catherine Walsh

    Topic - Collaborations and Partnerships for Endangered Archives and Libraries: Case Studies from the Past, Present, and Future

  • October 21, 2021

    Fall Lecture in the Humanities, University of Scranton

    Location - Moskovitz Theater of the DeNaples Center, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Recovering the voices of our ancestors: preserving the world’s endangered manuscript heritage

  • October 20, 2021

    Malta Map Society

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Printed Maps at HMML’s Malta Study Center

  • October 13, 2021

    The Presidency Culture Symposia Series

    Location - Virtual (Sant'Anton Palace, Malta)

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

    Topic - Private Collections, Collectors, and the Cultural Heritage of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem

  • September 29, 2021

    Islamicate Digital Humanities Network, The Next Generation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Walid Mourad, Field Director for the Middle East, Africa & South Asia

    Topic - Introduction of field digitization

  • September 28, 2021

    York University, Canada

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor

    Topic - West African Esoteric Material (Fawāʾid): Identification, Content and Cataloguing Strategy

  • September 13‐16, 2021

    Islamic Manuscript Association Conference on Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa

    Location - Alexandria, Egypt

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor, Dr. David Calabro

    Topic - HMML’s Model for Standardized Metadata of West African Manuscripts

  • September 10-12, 2021

    Die Petrusapokalypse im Rahmen apokalyptischer und frühchristlich-apokrypher Traditionen

    Location - Universität Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - Apocalyptic Imagery in an Ethiopic Homily: New Evidence for the Apocalypse of Peter in Ethiopia?

  • June 29, 2021

    Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - What can the origins of Christian monasticism tell us about monastic life today?

  • June 23, 2021

    2021 IIIF Annual Conference

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - John Meyerhofer, Director of Information Systems

    Topic - Using a Static Site Generator to generate IIIF Level 0 manifests for the web

  • June 10, 2021

    Thomas H. Olbricht Christian Scholars' Conference, Lipscomb University

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Making Whole Again: Reuniting Cultural Heritage through Large-scale Digitization of Previously Unknown Manuscripts in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

  • June 9, 2021

    Semitistisches Forschungskolloquium

    Location - Virtual (Berlin, Germany; FU Berlin)

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - Jacob of Serugh's homilies in medieval and modern Ethiopia

  • June 4, 2021

    Day of Digital Humanities

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - John Meyerhofer, Director of Information Systems

    Topic - 11ty IIIF Manifest Generator tool

  • May 27, 2021

    North American Patristics Society

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - New Manuscript for the Letter to Melania of Evagrius of Pontus

  • May 25, 2021

    11th Enoch Seminar Meeting – Apocalypticism: History, Method, and Reception

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - Antiquarian Prophecy and the Rise of Apocalyptic

  • May 20, 2021

    Seventh Dorushe Graduate Student Conference on Syriac Studies

    Location - Virtual (St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO)

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - “Panel with Experts” discussing Syriac studies and its connections to our work

  • May 18-20, 2021

    Online workshop: Schedule-MIDA Training Gotha 2021, “Manuscripts Meet Digital Humanities: Present Approaches from Digitisation and Cataloguing up to Online Presentation and Textrecognition”

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Celeste Gianni, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - From Print to Digital Catalogues: Gains and Losses in the Study of Arabic Manuscripts

  • May 18-20, 2021

    Online workshop: Schedule-MIDA Training Gotha 2021, “Manuscripts Meet Digital Humanities: Present Approaches from Digitisation and Cataloguing up to Online Presentation and Textrecognition”

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. des. Vevian Zaki, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - Examining Manuscripts through a Cataloger’s Lenses

  • May 14, 2021

    International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Virtual (Kalamazoo, MI)

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro & Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman

    Topic - Many Hands: Resources for Digital Paleography (A Roundtable)

  • May 13, 2021

    International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Virtual (Kalamazoo, MI)

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro, Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Dr. Josh Mugler, & Dr. James Walters

    Topic - From Kerala to Timbuktu: Virtual Manuscripts and the Global Work of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (A Workshop)

  • April 29, 2021

    Medici Archive Project

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo & Cláudia Garradas

    Topic - Italian Drawings of the Cathedral Museum in Mdina, Malta

  • April 22, 2021

    Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University

    Location - Virtual (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA)

    Speaker - Fr. Columba Stewart, Dr. Catherine Walsh, Dr. Josh Mugler, Dr. David Calabro, Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Dr. Paul Naylor, Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Celeste Gianni

    Topic - Digital Resources and Manuscript Collections of the Islamicate World Workshop

  • April 15‐18, 2021

    96th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America

    Location - Virtual (Indiana University, Bloomington)

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

    Topic - Uncovering the Palace of Shaddad ibn ‘Ad: Historical Contexts of an Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Tale about Solomon

  • April 12, 2021

    Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars

    Location - Virtual (Valparaiso University, Indiana)

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - What a (Modern) Monk Does: Saving the World’s Manuscript Heritage from Imminent Danger

  • April 10, 2021

    Sewanee Medieval Colloquium

    Location - Virtual (University of the South, Sewanee, TN)

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Romans Have Not Established His Commemoration - The Impact of Imperial Power on the Collective Memory of Christians in the Middle East

  • April 7, 2021

    MuseWeb 2021

    Location - Virtual (Washington D.C.)

    Speaker - John Meyerhofer, Director of Information Systems

    Topic - HMML.org redesign: A unique institution’s website success story

  • March 26, 2021

    International Workshop: Qur’an and Bible (organized by the University of Notre Dame and by the ERC project “The European Qur’an”)

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. des. Vevian Zaki, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - Translating the King James Bible into Arabic: the Sabat/Martyn Translation (1816 CE)

  • March 23, 2021

    SKILLNET project

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. des. Vevian Zaki, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - The internal mobility of Arabic-speaking Christians in the Ottoman Empire

  • March 18, 2021

    Durham University, Department of Theology and Religion, Ancient Judaism Research Seminar

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - A New Apocryphal Text about the Binding of Isaac

  • March 10, 2021

    Collegeville Institute Connections

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Benedictine Monasticism as a Way of Life: Its Origins and Future

  • March 9, 2021

    The Antiquities Coalition; Ministry of Culture and Arts, Algeria; US Embassy, Algiers

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Working with Family Manuscript Collections: HMML in East Jerusalem and Mali

  • February 19, 2021

    Phi Beta Kappa/American University

    Location - Virtual (Washington, DC)

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - The Pre-Monastic Ascetic Landscape of Mesopotamia: Marcionites, Manichaeans, and Other Conversation Partners

  • February 18, 2021, 5:15-6:45 PM EST.

    Phi Beta Kappa/Catholic University of America

    Location - Virtual (Washington, DC)

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Threat and Response: Saving the World's Manuscript Heritage from Imminent Danger

  • January 23, 2021

    Berufsinformationstage, 2021; Seminare für Iranistik & Arabistik/Islamwissenschaft; Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Catherine Walsh, Director of Cataloging; Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - HMML overview and question and answer session for graduate students

  • December 8, 2020

    American Academy of Religion

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Translation Movement of Eighteenth-Century Aleppo and the Creation of the Middle Eastern Catholic Churches

  • December 8, 2020

    Crow River Conference

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Curator of Western Collections & Curator, Rare Books

    Topic - Illustration, Illumination, and Text: Approaches to Reading the Bible

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