Symposium 2022: Text Across Space and Time

The Primary Source Symposium is presented entirely via Zoom.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Panel 1 (2:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
Katharina Piechocki, University of British Columbia: “Cartographic
Nubifications: Rereading Cosmopolitanism, Climate, and Race through the Clouds”

Harleen Bagga, Ph.D. Candidate, Art History, Stanford University: "The Race of Time: Negotiating Distance and Difference in the Catalan Atlas"

Nancy Kollmann, History, Stanford University: “In the room where it
happens’: Broadsheet illustrations of diplomatic audiences in early modern Germany.”

Keynote Lecture (4:15 pm - 5:45 pm)
Leonard Barkan, Princeton University"Reading Shakespeare Reading Me"

Panel 2 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
James Palmer, History, St. Andrews University: “Nuns’ Tales and the
Reshaping of Society in Buddhist China and Christan Gaul (6th-7th Centuries CE)”

Rian Thum, History, University Of Manchester: "Binding Books and Binding Geographies in Chinese Turkestan"

Friday, February 4, 2022

Panel 3 (9:00 am - 10:30 am)
Thomas Dale, Art History, University at Wisconsin, Madison: “Historia and Theosis: Time, Eternity, and the mediation of the senses in the Romanesque Portal Sculpture of Vezelay”

Daniel Koplitz, Ph.D. Music, Stanford University: “Hoc signum
crucis: Insights on word-painting and Crusade propaganda in the Conques tympanum”

Maria Shevelkina, Ph.D., Art History, Stanford University: “A Mandatum for Fish: Self-Love at Moissac"

Panel 4 (10:45 am - 12:15 pm)
Lila Collamore, musicology, independent scholar: “The pictures in Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, lat. 1118: What are they doing there?”

Laura Steenberge, composer and musicologist, independent
scholar : “The Mind and its Merits: Melody, Text and Structure in the Liturgy of Sainte-Foy”

Bissera Pentcheva, Art History, Stanford University: “AudioVsion of St. Foy at Conques”