HMML Staff Presents

HMML Staff Presents

Presentations by HMML Staff and Scholars.

Upcoming Presentations

Past Presentations

  • May 19, 2024

    Saint John’s Speaker Series

    Location - Washington DC

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Voices of the Ancestors: Saving the World’s Manuscripts from Destruction

  • May 9–11, 2024

    International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Kalamazoo, MI

    Speaker - Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Dr. James Walters, Dr. Ani Shahinian

    Topic - Saints from East and West: Hagiography across Cultures and Languages

  • May 9–11, 2024

    International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Kalamazoo, MI

    Speaker - Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Dr. James Walters, Dr. Jennifer Carnell

    Topic - Data Migration and Access: Rediscovering HMML’s European Manuscript Microfilm Collections

  • May 9–11, 2024

    International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Kalamazoo, MI

    Speaker - Dr. Jennifer Carnell, Cataloger of Western Manuscripts

    Topic - Kissing King Arthur: The Threat of Discord in Chrétien's “Erec et Enide” and Hartmann's “Erec”

  • May 9–11, 2024

    International Congress on Medieval Studies

    Location - Kalamazoo, MI

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

    Topic - Manuscript Catalogs (Online or in Print) for Tracking Down Manuscripts in European Libraries

  • April 27, 2024

    Mediterranean Seminar, Spring 2024 workshop

    Location - St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Eastern Christian and Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Subjected Sea in the Prayer of al-Shādhilī

  • February 21, 2024

    Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA); Critical African Heritages Workshop

    Location - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Dr. Paul Naylor

    Topic - Roundtable: Sources, Heritage, & Experimental History in Premodern Africa

  • January 24, 2024

    Medieval and Renaissance Studies

    Location - Carleton College, Northfield, MN

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Eastern Christian and Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Preserving the World’s Cultural Heritage in Minnesota: The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

  • December 12, 2023

    Workshop: “Islamic art in Italy: from the artefacts to their reception”

    Location - Università di Bologna - Dipartimento di Storia, Culture e Civiltà

    Speaker - Dr. Celeste Gianni, Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts

    Topic - Islamic metalworks in the Duchy of Urbino: from the artefacts to their reception

  • November 30-December 2, 2023

    African Studies Association 66th Annual Meeting

    Location - San Francisco, CA

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

    Topic - Governance in Gwandu: A Fulani hegemony in Sokoto’s western territories, captured in Saʻd ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān’s Tartīb al-aṣḥāb

  • November 18-21, 2023

    American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting

    Location - San Antonio, TX

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Eastern Christian and Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Non-Zaydī Texts in the Zaydī Manuscript Collections of Yemen

  • November 16-18, 2023

    Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures

    Location - Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

    Speaker - Dr. Ali Diakite, Cataloger of West African Manuscripts

    Topic - How HMML catalogs West African Manuscripts, and what we found inside

  • November 17, 2023

    Ethiopian Studies of North America Workshop

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Jeremy R. Brown, Cataloger of Ethiopic Manuscripts

    Topic - Princeton Ethiopian Miracles of Mary Digital Humanities Project

  • November 2-5, 2023

    Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting

    Location - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Eastern Christian and Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - Manuscript Collection and Digitization in Post-ISIS Mosul

  • October 11, 2023

    2023 Jonathan Riley-Smith Memorial Lecture

    Location - Museum of the Order of St. John, London

    Speaker - Dr. Valeria Vanesio

    Topic - Investigating and Preserving the Order of St John’s Heritage

  • September 27-29, 2023

    “Studying Written Artefacts: Challenges and Perspectives,” Universität Hamburg, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures

    Location - Hamburg, Germany

    Speaker - Dr. Catherine Walsh, Director of Cataloging

    Topic - Round Table: “Written Artefacts: Research and Ethics”

  • September 22, 2023

    Library of Congress

    Location - Washington, D.C.

    Speaker - Dr. Ani Shahinian, Cataloger of Armenian Manuscripts

    Topic - The Life of a Medieval Armenian Manuscript: The Transmission of Sacred Texts Across Space, Time, & Communities

  • August 2, 2023

    Order of Malta - Western Association of the Order of Malta Retreat

    Location - Collegeville, MN

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

    Topic - The Malta Study Center's Mission to Save the Endangered Archives of the Order of Malta: Florence and Valletta

  • June 20-24, 2023

    The 7th Annual Lagos Studies Association Conference

    Location - Lagos, Nigeria

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

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

  • June 20, 2023

    Malta Study Center; National Archives of Malta; Heritage Malta

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Digitizing the Tribunal Armamentorum

  • June 11-14, 2023

    North American Syriac Symposium

    Location - Yale University, New Haven, CT

    Speaker - Dr. James Walters, Cataloger of Syriac Manuscripts

    Topic - Theodore of Iconium in Syriac Translation: Two Recently Discovered Witnesses to the Epistula de Ciryco et Iulitta

  • June 11-14, 2023

    North American Syriac Symposium

    Location - Yale University, New Haven, CT

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Eastern Christian and Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - A One-Person Translation Movement: The Works of Yawsep ʼAbrāhām

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