HMML Staff Presents

HMML Staff Presents

Presentations by HMML Staff and Scholars.

Upcoming Presentations

  • 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 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?

  • 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?

  • 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

  • October 28-29, 2021

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

    Location - Berlin, Germany

    Speaker - Dr. David Calabro, Dr. Josh Mugler, Fr. Columba Stewart, Dr. Catherine Walsh

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

  • November 20-23, 2021

    Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

    Location - San Antonio, TX

    Speaker - Ted Erho, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - Combination and Re-arrangement of Textual Units in the Ethiopian Manuscript Tradition

  • July 4-9, 2022

    13th Symposium Syriacum

    Location - Paris, France

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

    Topic - Soundings in the Textual History of Syriac Amulets

Past Presentations

  • 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

  • December 2, 2020

    Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN, exhibition of The Saint John's Bible

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Illustration, Illumination and Text: An Ongoing Conversation

  • December 1, 2020

    Department of Library and Archive Sciences, University of Malta

    Location - Virtual lecture, University of Malta, Msida, Malta

    Speaker - Cláudia Garradas, Site Director of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - The Curator Speaking: Museum Information Professionals

  • November 19, 2020

    13th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Creating Access to Underrepresented Communities: HMML Authority File and Data Management

  • November 18, 2020

    African Art History course

    Location - St. Cloud State, MN

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor, Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Katherine Goertz

    Topic - Presentation of HMML's African Manuscripts

  • November 12, 2020

    Virtual Talk: Father Columba Stewart on Saving the World’s Manuscript Heritage from Imminent Danger

    Location - Virtual Event - Registration required

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

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

  • October 28, 2020

    Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN, exhibition of The Saint John's Bible

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Taught by the Pen: Islamic Manuscripts and The Saint John's Bible

  • October 25, 2020

    Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Rutgers University

    Location - Virtual event; sponsor at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Documenting Historic Christian and Islamic Manuscript Libraries in the Old City

  • October 22, 2020

    Skellig Michael Seminar, Royal Irish Academy

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Palestinian monasticism as a comparative study for life on the Skellig

  • October 8, 2020

    Digital Scriptorium DS 2.0

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - vHMML and HMML Authority File: Resources for Description of Manuscripts from Understudied Christian and Islamic Traditions

  • October 7, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - John Meyerhofer, Director of Information Systems

    Topic - New Brand Identity and Website - HMML.org

  • October 5, 2020

    Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Readings in the Khalidiyya: Digitization

  • September 25, 2020

    University of Minnesota Religion in Late Antiquity Seminar

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - The Origins of Monasticism (Revisited)

  • September 21‐25, 2020

    Catholic Archivist Group

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Embracing the Challenge of the Past: HMML’s Preservation of Handwritten Culture Around the World

  • September 9, 2020

    Dark Archives 20/20. A Voyage into the Medieval Unread & Unreadable

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Showing the Medieval and Early Modern World as it Actually Was: the expansion of the work of HMML (the Hill Museum & Library) beyond monastic libraries in Europe to global preservation of handwritten heritage

  • September 8, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - HMML@Home Labors of the Months: September

  • August 26, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - HMML@Home Labors of the Months: August

  • August 19, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Syriac Manuscript Decoration: Miniatures, Part 1

  • July 31, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Melissa Moreton, Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives

    Topic - A Book for Nuns: A Convent Processional in Spanish (HMML MS. SJRB 7)

  • July 21, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - A Dangerous Book

  • July 15, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Catherine Walsh, Director of Cataloging

    Topic - What Does a Metadata Librarian Do?

  • July 7, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - How to Read a Print: Who made it?

  • June 30, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - How to Read a Print: Where's it Been?

  • June 24, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - How to Read a Print: What’s Going on? (Pt 2) Credulity, Superstition, and Fanaticism - W. Hogarth

  • June 20, 2020

    Finding Christ in Crisis: Monastic Reflections on the Present Moment

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Discussion with monks of the English Benedictine Congregation

  • June 17, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - How to Read a Print: What’s Going on? (Pt. 1) Allegory of Hercules with the Vices - Bernard Picart

  • June 13, 2020

    SMGS Colloquium (Society for Medieval German Studies)

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Finding Our Way: A Metadata Tour of Austrian, German and Swiss Libraries

  • June 10, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - Scribes & Scripts - The Saint John’s Bible: Ancient Methods, Modern Results

  • June 3, 2020

    HMML@Home

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible: Ancient Methods, Modern Results - A Medieval Mentor: The Winchester Bible

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