HMML Presents

HMML Presents

Presentations by HMML Staff and Scholars.

Upcoming Presentations

  • 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

  • November 18, 2020

    African Art History course

    Location - St. Cloud State, MN

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

    Topic - Presentation of HMML's African Manuscripts

  • 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

  • December 2, 2020

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

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Illustration, Illumination and Text: An Ongoing Conversation

  • 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

  • April 15‐18, 2021

    Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America

    Location - 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

  • May 13‐15, 2021

    Medieval Studies Congress

    Location - Kalamazoo, MI

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

    Topic - From Kerala to Timbuktu: HMML’s Global Work

Past Presentations

  • 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 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

    [email protected]

    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 21‐25, 2020

    Catholic Archivist Group

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Matthew 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

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - [email protected] Labors of the Months: September

  • August 26, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - [email protected] Labors of the Months: August

  • August 19, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Syriac Manuscript Decoration: Miniatures, Part 1

  • July 31, 2020

    [email protected]

    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

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - A Dangerous Book

  • July 15, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Dr. Catherine Walsh, Director of Cataloging

    Topic - What Does a Metadata Librarian Do?

  • July 7, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

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

  • June 30, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

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

  • June 24, 2020

    [email protected]

    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

    [email protected]

    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 17, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • June 13, 2020

    SMGS Colloquium (Society for Medieval German Studies)

    Location - Virtual

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

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

  • June 10, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

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

  • June 3, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

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

  • June 1, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • May 28, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • May 27, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible: Ancient Methods, Modern Results - Inks

  • May 26, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • May 20, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible: Ancient Methods, Modern Results - Quills

  • May 12, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible: Ancient Methods, Modern Results - To Err is Human, to Correct Divine!

  • May 11, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • May 5-7, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • May 6, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Structuring the Hours of Your Day: Books of Hours and Praying the Divine Office

  • May 4, 2020

    Sapienza University

    Location - Rome, Italy

    Speaker - Dr. Valeria Vanesio, Archivist of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - Dormant Memories: Dispersed Archives and Fragmented Identities, the Case of the Order of Saint John

  • April 29, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Structuring the Hours of Your Day: Books of Hours

  • April 28, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • April 20-23, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • April 22, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Structuring the Hours of Your Day: Books and Prayer

  • April 15, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Structuring the Hours of Your Day: Monastic Prayer with a Psalter and Breviary

  • April 8, 2020

    Systematically, a podcast on applied theology, interview

    Location - Virtual

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Monastic Strategies for a Pandemic

  • April 8, 2020

    [email protected]

    Location - Virtual

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

    Topic - Structuring the Hours of Your Day: Rule of Saint Benedict

  • March 30, 2020

    University of Malta

    Location - Msida, Malta

    Speaker - Dr. Valeria Vanesio, Archivist of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - Lecture on the history of archives in Early Modern Europe, with a focus on Malta and Italy

  • March 11, 2020

    A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid‐Century Jewish Art

    Location - The Museum of Russian Art

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid‐Century Jewish Art

  • March 2-6, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - London, UK

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • March 5, 2020

    Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar lecture

    Location - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

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

  • February 22, 2020

    Byzantine Monasticism: Past and Present Conference

    Location - Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - What a (Modern) Benedictine Monk Does: Digital Preservation of Endangered Manuscripts

  • February 20, 2020

    Destruction and the Book: Three Part Lecture Series

    Location - Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, Minneapolis

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center and Coordinator of Digital Humanities Projects

    Topic - Malta, Slavery & Archives: The Legacy of Human Trafficking in Early Modern Documents

  • February 20, 2020

    Faculty Lectureships program

    Location - Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

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

  • February 1, 2020

    15th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop

    Location - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Speaker - Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts

    Topic - The Beginnings of a New Church in the Ends of Its Manuscripts: The Earliest Syriac Catholics of Mosul

  • January 30, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Minneapolis, MN

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • January 24, 2020

    A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid‐Century Jewish Art

    Location - The Museum of Russian Art

    Speaker - Katherine Goertz, Registrar, Art Collections

    Topic - A Jewish Narrative: Modernism and Mysticism in Mid‐Century Jewish Art

  • January 21-23, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Omaha, NE

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • January 21, 2020

    Queen’s University

    Location - Kingston, Ontario

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center and Coordinator of Digital Humanities Projects

    Topic - Understanding Manuscript Databases: vHMML Reading Room and Mediterranean Manuscript Studies

  • January 7, 2020

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Belmont, NC

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • December 17, 2019

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Omaha, NE

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • December 10-11, 2019

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Washington, DC

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • November 18-22, 2019

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - Pittsburgh, PA

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible

  • November 19, 2019

    Rutherford Aris Lecture

    Location - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

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

    Topic - Aesthetics and the Calligraphic Arts

  • November 6, 2019

    Why Cultural Heritage Matters Globally and Locally

    Location - Minnesota History Center, Saint Paul, MN

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

    Topic - Why Cultural Heritage Matters Globally and Locally: A Conversation with Father Columba Stewart and Fred de Sam Lazaro

  • October 31, 2019

    Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program

    Location - Fordham University, Bronx, NY

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

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

  • October 30, 2019

    Malta Map Society

    Location - Valletta, Malta

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center and Coordinator of Digital Humanities Projects

    Topic - Mapping Maltese Slavery in the Early 18th-Century: Records from the Archives of the Confraternity of Charity

  • October 30, 2019

    Malta Map Society

    Location - Valletta, Malta

    Speaker - Dr. Valeria Vanesio, Archivist of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - The Cabrei of the Langue of Italy: Understanding Archival Description as a Resource for Cartographers and Geographers

  • October 26, 2019

    Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies

    Location - University of Southern California, Los Angeles

    Speaker - Father Columba Stewart, OSB, Executive Director

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

  • October 24-25, 2019

    Relationships, Nobles, Orders, Networks Europe and Mediterranean Conference

    Location - Nice, France

    Speaker - Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Curator of the Malta Study Center and Coordinator of Digital Humanities Projects

    Topic - Metadata authority control for modern databases and the proofs of admission of the Order of Saint John

  • October 24-25, 2019

    Relationships, Nobles, Orders, Networks Europe and Mediterranean Conference

    Location - Nice, France

    Speaker - Dr. Valeria Vanesio, Archivist of the Malta Study Center

    Topic - A history of archival procedure for understanding proofs of nobility and authenticating the records as legal documents for the Archives of the Order of Malta

  • October 23-24, 2019

    The Saint John’s Bible Presenation

    Location - London, UK

    Speaker - Tim Ternes, Director of Programming

    Topic - The Saint John’s Bible