May 2015 Conf. Mementos


Click here to view the program brochure distributed at the May 2015 conference.


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Click on the links below to view videos of the presentations. If video is unavailable, the link will provide the text of the presentation.

Friday, May 8

Introductions (Part 1) (Part 2)

Henk Jan de Jonge (Universiteit Leiden): “The Sibyls in Sixteenth-Century Scholarship”

Learning and Religion (Bill Bulman – Time stamp: 5:07, Brad Gregory 12:25, Howard Louthan 20:42, Sara Brooks 29:02, Katrina Olds 38:57, Karin Velez 52:00. Chair: Bill Jordan)

Intellectual Communities and Learned Lives (Liza McCahill 1:36, Kristine Haugen 8:42, Valeria López Fadul 15:23, John-Paul Ghobrial [not available on video], April Shelford 21:45, Margaret Schotte 28:25, Aviva Rothman 35:59. Chair: Yaacob Dweck)

Lisa Jardine (University College, London): “‘Studied for Action’ Revisited”

Practices and Interactions of Scholarship (Ann Blair 4:03, Amanda Wunder 13:04, Zur Shalev 21:22, Renee Raphael’s paper read by Nick Popper 28:27, Michael Monheit 36:21, Andrei Pesic 46:31. Chair: Jenny Rampling)

Saturday, May 9

Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann (Freie Universität Berlin): “Lingua Adamica and Philology”

The Act of Discovery Between Tradition and Revolution (Catherine Abou-Nemeh 1:58, Eric Ash 10:33, Alex Bevilacqua 18:12, Giovanna Cifoletti 27:14, Heidi Hausse 34:12, Cynthia Houng 42:55, Caroline Sherman 52:40. Chair: David Bell)

Spaces and Institutions of Learning [not available on video; check back later for some texts which may be uploaded in due course] (Nick Bomba, Suzanne Podhurst, Paris Spies-Gans, Ben Weiss, Alex Bick, Gen Liang. Chair: Ann Moyer)

Jill Kraye (The Warburg Institute, London): “Renaissance Humanism and Philosophy: Redrawing the Boundaries”

Histories of History (Daniela Bleichmar 4:27, Frederic Clark 16:12, Greg Lyon 27:16, Nick Popper 35:32, Martin Ruehl 46:07, Richard Serjeantson 59:37, Jake Soll 1:09:36. Chair: Sue Marchand)

Anthony Grafton: “A Gap in the Curtain”