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A Calendar Page for November 2013

For more details on calendar pages or the Golf Book, please see the post for January 2013. Hunting takes centre stage in these calendar pages for the month... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 1 November 2013

Chi Rho

Evangelia quattuor [Evangiles dits d'Echternach ou de Saint Willibrord]. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 31 October 2013

An Object-Oriented Ontology© on Amphetamines and Psilocybin: Neomedievalist Theory-Fiction Is Here

by EILEEN JOYAt last, the rival Confraternity of SpeculativeRealism® has its missing subject! Here, the human-object/thing sits still-as-stone, dis-connected... read more »
From: In the Middle on 31 October 2013

CFP: Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers Conference

To be held on Saturday 31 May 2014 at University of Hull, EnglandIn January 1914 in London, England, the Pioneer Players theatre society produced a remarkable... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 31 October 2013

CFP: Reading Animals: An International English Studies Conference

School of English, University of Sheffield, UK17-20 July 2014Abstract Deadline: 19 December 2013Keynote Speakers: Erica Fudge, Tom Tyler, Cary Wolfe, others... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 31 October 2013

OUT NOW: The Gothic World (Routledge, 2013)

Edited by Glennis Byron and Dale TownshendThe Gothic World offers an overview of this popular field whilst also extending critical debate in exciting new... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 31 October 2013

Two Books for the Day

in place of a pumpkin please find an orangeby J J CohenI have a vast backlog of books sitting on my desk that I've been meaning to compose blog posts about.... read more »
From: In the Middle on 31 October 2013

Review of the Bram Stoker International Film Festival (Saturday and Sunday)

Whitby, 24-27 October 2013This is part three of a three-part review. You can read part two here, and part one here.Saturday Nothing on the main screen... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 31 October 2013

Review of the Bram Stoker International Film Festival (Friday)

Whitby, 24-27 October 2013This is part two of a three-part review. You can read part one here, and part three here.We were up bright and early on Friday... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 31 October 2013

Review of the Bram Stoker International Film Festival 2013 (Thursday)

Whitby, 24-27 October 2013This is part one of a three-part review. You can read part two here. This month, my partner (RS) and I headed to the Whitby Spa... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 31 October 2013

Dress Up for Halloween, Medieval Style

If Halloween has once again caught you unprepared, you may, like many of us, be desperately casting your mind about for a suitable get-up for this evening’s... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 31 October 2013

Bloodbath

Français 64 « Les anciennes Histoires des Romains » Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Judith

Français 64 « Les anciennes Histoires des Romains » Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Women fight men

Français 64 « Les anciennes Histoires des Romains » Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Thydeus’s strategy

Français 64 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 64, fol. 64v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Geometrically precise organic design

Français 64 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 64, fol. 57v. The white space is uniformly... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Rainbow for Noah

Français 64 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 64, fol. 17r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Aleph

‫ כתובים (תהלים) Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Hébreu 113, fol. 1v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Barrel and ribbed vaults

Heures à l’usage de Paris [Heures de Jeanne de France] . Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Flowering Floutist

Heures à l’usage de Paris [Heures de Jeanne de France] . Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Calm cityscape

Flavius Josèphe, Antiquités judaïques(Livres XV-XX) Guerre des Juifs(Livres XXI-XXVII) Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 30 October 2013

Eileen Joy @ GWU

If you are interested in Digital Humanities and the future of publishing (especially electronic and open access publishing), please note that on Thursday... read more »
From: GW MEMSI on 30 October 2013

Object Oriented Environs

by J J CohenTwo years ago Steve Mentz was kind enough to invite me to serve as a respondent in his SAA (Shakespeare Association of America) seminar on... read more »
From: In the Middle on 29 October 2013

Coming Very Soon: Prismatic Ecology

by J J CohenI haven't mentioned this forthcoming edited collection here at ITM in a while, and want to do so while Amazon is offering the book at 20% off.Prismatic... read more »
From: In the Middle on 29 October 2013

Little Capital H

Johannes Cassianus, De institutis coenobiorum et de octo principalium vitiorum remediis, , lib. III-X, fragmenta; Collationes Patrum , Lib. I, 11-IV,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 29 October 2013

The real Dracula

You might have seen NBC's new show, Dracula, yet another incarnation of the character brought to us in Bram Stoker's classic novel. I saw the opening episode,... read more »
From: Medieval History on 28 October 2013

Precious Papyri

The British Library holds one of the most significant collections of Greek papyri in the world, including the longest and most significant papyrus of the... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 28 October 2013

Don’t Panic!…It’s only a first draft…

The first draft of Chapter One has been returned. And so begins the process of listening to your head (your Supervisor) and not your heart (you). I read... read more »

Small technological update

by J J CohenWe've added a "receive blog posts by email" option. If you enter your email address in the box at the upper righthand corner of the ITM website,... read more »
From: In the Middle on 27 October 2013

Cultivating and smashing grapes

« Ci commence le livre des prouffitz champestres et ruraulx, lequel compila Pierre des Croiscens, bourgois de Bouloigne : ce livre appellé Rustican... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 26 October 2013

Working Darkly and Beautifully at the Bottom of Our Game: Failing, Fragility, and Making Things

by EILEEN JOYBut if we are to commit ourselves truly to the study of the past, to the study of the humanities, what can we really gain from the Thesian... read more »
From: In the Middle on 26 October 2013

Is There a Comment for this Blog?

Recently, Jeffrey Cohen wrote a thoughtful blog post  (prompted by Christopher Schaberg's post) on why blogging seems like such hard work.Somehow,... read more »
From: Modern Medieval on 25 October 2013

Manuscripts for the Rich & Famous (Super Bling)!

By Jenny Weston For the most part, medieval books do not look like this: Front cover of the Lindau Gospel with raised gem stones (© Morgan Library,... read more »
From: medievalfragments on 25 October 2013

Friday Fun

The fortunes of royal succession could be uncertain in medieval times. Some kings were overthrown, and some had no children to follow them. Which of these... read more »
From: Medieval History on 25 October 2013

There’s a lot happening in the blogosphere…

I need to catch up on it!  For example, I didn’t know James had a blog.  Since I am so out of things, please, let me know what great new-ish blogs... read more »
From: Blogenspiel on 25 October 2013

Long-neck scholar

Infortiatum, cum glossis Accursii Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 4476, fol. 36r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 24 October 2013

My Black History

In the UK, October is Black History Month, and my local library has an interesting display of records showing that there were black people (those of Afro-Caribbean... read more »
From: Magistra et Mater on 24 October 2013

French Werewolves and the Space Alien Apocalypse

There’s this guy on my connecting bus who usually tells me stories about UFO cover-up conspiracies and sci-fi violence. His name is Marvin and he... read more »
From: tolde by the weye on 24 October 2013

Elizabeth of Schönau - the paths of God; also: Rabbits

by KARL STEELContinuing to uncork my blogging. Over at Tumblr, I've been doing light blogging, sometimes, but far from always, with a medieval theme. Often... read more »
From: In the Middle on 24 October 2013

Standard bearer

Horae ad usum Parisiensem Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 3115, fol. 46r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 24 October 2013

Fleuron

Quatuor evangelia, cum prologis Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque Carnegie de Reims, Ms. 9, fol. 128r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 24 October 2013

Evangelist robes

Quatuor evangelia, cum prologis Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque Carnegie de Reims, Ms. 9, fol. 23r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 24 October 2013

Mulling Our MOOC: Crowd-sourcing A Controversy

A writer for a prominent technology-and-culture magazine recently contacted me about a piece he’s writing on the politics of MOOCs in American higher... read more »
From: Burnable Books on 24 October 2013

Hearing Kneeling - snapshot from tonight's Friar's Tale Teaching

by KARL STEELJeffrey's inspired me to uncork my blogging a bit more. Read his post, here, and also have fun with this one too. And for the sake of W00t!... read more »
From: In the Middle on 24 October 2013

The Etheridge Encomium

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you probably already know that the British Library’s collection of Greek manuscripts covers a wide variety... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 24 October 2013

Why is Blogging Hard Work?

by J J CohenOver at What is Literature? Chris Schaberg blogs his account of two recent conferences. In explaining his lack of exotic photos as illustrations,... read more »
From: In the Middle on 23 October 2013

TAG

by J J CohenEileen tipped me off to this project, and I love everything about it (especially that one of its originators "studies medieval art history... read more »
From: In the Middle on 23 October 2013

Biauz sire

Français 844 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 844, fol. 53r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 22 October 2013

Peacocks kissing in Osculatur

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis, pars. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 5(2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 22 October 2013

Peacock’s demise

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis, pars. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 5(2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 22 October 2013