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Thursday, February 26, 2015

HMML Celebrates its 50th anniversary at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo)

Father Oliver Kapsner, OSB, and his Austrian team at Seitenstetten Abbey in 1965.

HMML at Kalamazoo 2015

Listed below are the sessions sponsored (or co-sponsored) by the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at the 2015 International Congress on Medieval Studies.

Additional information on the Congress is on the Medieval Institute website:

Come help us celebrate 50 years of manuscript preservation!

May 14

Session 46
Waldo Library
Classroom A

Digital Humanities Resources for the Study of Central Europe in the Middle Ages
(A Roundtable)
Sponsor: Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML); Special Collections and Rare Book Dept., Waldo Library, Western Michigan Univ.
Organizer: Susan M. B. Steuer, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider: Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
A roundtable discussion with Klaus M. Schmidt, Univ. Salzburg/Bowling Green State Univ.; Ramona Fritschi, Univ. de Fribourg/e-codices; Eric J. Johnson, Ohio State Univ. Libraries; and James R. Ginther, St. Louis Univ.

May 14

Session 76
Schneider 2345

HMML at Fifty: Preserving Manuscripts and Providing Access for Five Decades
Sponsor: Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML)
Organizer: Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
Presider: Daniel K. Gullo, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

Across Four Decades and Two Continents: HMML in Austria, Spain, Malta, Ethiopia, Germany, Portugal, England, Switzerland, and Sweden
Matthew Z. Heintzelman
HMML’s Past Decade and the Turn ad Orientem: Digitizing Threatened Manuscripts in the Middle East, Africa, and South India
Columba Stewart, OSB, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
Applied Digital Humanities: Supporting Scholars and Students of Medieval Studies with vHMML and Reading Room
William Straub, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

May 14

Session 126
Schneider 2345

Slavery and Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society
Sponsor: Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML)
Organizer: Daniel K. Gullo, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
Presider: Shannon N. Godlove, Columbus State Univ.
Slavery along the Christian-Andalusí Borderlands
Yasmine Beale-Rivaya, Texas State Univ.–San Marcos
On the Slaves’ Network of Communication in the Ottoman Crimea
Oleksander Halenko, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Observations on Slavery and the Slave Trade in Late Medieval Malta
Daniel K. Gullo

May 15
9:00 p.m.

Bernhard 208
Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML)
Reception with open bar

Groundbreaking ceremony for the HMML building in April 1975 (40 years ago!).

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