Thursday, May 16, 2013

Early Modern Studies in Scotland Seminar

The Hand in the Text: Renaissance Acts of Writing and Printerventions
A one-day symposium exploring the agency of the hand in textual transmission
Hosted by Centre for Early Modern Studies, Aberdeen
Saturday 25th May 2013
Sir Duncan Rice Library

12.30-1: Tea, Coffee & Welcome
1 – 2.45: Scribes and Scripts
Sebastiaan Verweij (Oxford), In Praise of Scottish Scribes
Steve W. May (Emory/Sheffield), Matching Hands in English Renaissance Manuscripts: A Case Study
Jonathan Gibson (Open University), Varieties of Italic
2.45-3.15: Tea and Coffee
3.15 – 4.30: Re-descriptions: the hand in the printed text.
Katherine Acheson (Waterloo), Writing in Bibles: The Example of Folger 2190 (1603)
Fred Schurink (Northumbria), Re-Reading Tudor Translation from the Margin: Gabriel Harvey’s Annotations to Richard Morison’s Stratagems (1539)

For further information please contact the organiser Andrew Gordon:


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