Medieval manuscript scholar, James Marrow, will be visiting Furman for two CLP lectures. Marrow is a scholar of international reputation, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Princeton University and Honorary Keeper of Illuminated Manuscripts at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University, UK. He will be giving two talks on the redesign of manuscripts in the Middle Ages.
CLP - Tuesday, November 27: “In prinicpio erat verbum”
How books were radically reconfigured in the early Middle Ages to communicate the idea that Scripture is divine in substance and in reference.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Littlejohn Lecture Room
Roe Art Building
CLP - Wednesday, November 28: “Picturing Meaning”
How pictures and pictorial ideas came to prominence in the redesign of books’ script, decoration, and illustration in the late Middle Ages.
Plyler Hall 126