Framing the Word: The Bible in European Culture and Society c. 1250-1611

Framing the Word: The Bible in European Culture and Society c. 1250-1611

Friday, May 27 / 1:00-4:00 PM
McCune Conference Center, HSSB 6020

“Commercial Manuscript Makers in Thirteenth-Century Paris and the Making of the ‘Santa Barbara Bible’”
Richard Rouse, History, University of California, Los Angeles

“Printing the Hebrew Bible in Early Modern Europe:
Christian and Jewish Scholarly Collaboration in an Age of Persecution and Polemic”
Theodore Dunkelgrün, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University. of Pennsylvania

“Witches, Virgins, and the Whore of Babylon:
Female Types in a Sixteenth-Century Lutheran Context”
Bonnie Noble, Art History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

“Before and After 1611: The Making and Remaking of the King James Version”
Lori Anne Ferrell, School of Arts and Humanities, Claremont Graduate University

Reception Immediately Following the Conference
Department of Special Collections, Third Floor, Davidson Library

This Conference coincides with a public exhibit of Medieval and Early Modern Bibles in the UCSB Davidson Library’s Department of Special Collections. It has been generously supported by the IHC’s Collaborative Research Grant, the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, the Catholic Studies Program, the Dept. of History, the Dept. of Religious Studies, The Early Modern Center, the Medieval Studies Program, and the Humanities and Fine Arts Dean’s Fund for Jewish Studies, which was made possible by a generous donation in memory of Martha Heyman Franck.

Full Schedule Available On UCSB Medieval Studies Website