Thursday, 21 June 2018

Glossing cultural change: Comparative perspectives on manuscript annotation, c. 600–1200 CE

Glossing, the practice of annotating manuscripts between the lines and/or in the margins, was a widespread cultural practice wherever books were being read, studied and taught. This two-day conference aims to bring together specialists from a variety of fields to discuss aspects of glossing—in all its forms—from a comparative perspective. A particular focus will be on how glosses engage with and reflect the dynamics of contemporary cultural change, rather than acting merely as passive repositories of inherited tradition. 

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Location: Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway    
Time:21–22 June 2018