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Hi Folks.

This message came across my way through a Medieval discussion
list...thought some here might be interested.

Jim


James T. Downey         jdowney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of
Oklahoma will host a symposium on "The Medieval Book", 21-22 March, 1997, on
the Norman Campus of the University of Oklahoma. The three guest speakers
will deliver their lectures on Friday, 21 March, and on the morning of
Saturday, 22 March, there will be a follow-up panel discussion. The three
speakers are:

John Dagenais (UCLA): "Scribes and Scribblers: Towards a Geography of
Manuscript Spaces"

Syvia Huot (University of Cambridge): "Medieval Metaphors of the Book and
their Importance for Manuscript Study"

Richard Rouse (UCLA): "Commercial Book Production in Medieval Paris"

The symposium is open to the public, free of charge. Norman is 17 miles S.
of Oklahoma City on Interstate 35. Oklahoma City airport is served by most
major carriers (except US Air). Any colleagues wishing to attend are kindly
requested to notify Keith Busby (kbusby@xxxxxx) or Debra Hassig
(dhassig@xxxxxx), who will be happy to supply further particulars concerning
the program, travel, and accomodation.

Keith Busby
George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
University of Oklahoma
780 Van Vleet Oval, Room 202
Norman, OK 73019
Tel.: (405) 325-5088
Fax: (405) 325-0103


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