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International Medieval Colloquium, Princeton University
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The Secret Life of Texts, feat. Leonard Barkan, Kevin Brownlee, Jacqueline Cerquiligni-Toulet, Sylvie Lefevre, Peggy McCracken, Deborah McGrady, Francois Rigolot, Sarah Poor, Marina Brownlee, David Wallace, Howard Bloch, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Stephen Nichols and Rita Copeland, among others.

11/7/2012 to 11/10/2012
When: 11/7/2012
7:00 PM
Where: Palmer House
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey 
United States
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The Secret Life of Texts  

Wednesday, November 7   7 pm – Dinner Palmer House                                            

Thursday – November 8  

Palmer House 9:30  – Breakfast  

9:50  – Introduction – Marina Brownlee                     

Welcome Remarks—Gideon Rosen 

Session 1 – chair: Marina Brownle 

10:00 - Leonard Barkan, Princeton  "Text as Ruin” 

10:30 - Kevin Brownlee, University of Pennsylvania   "René d’Anjou and his Textual Progenitors” 

11:00 - Sylvie Lefèvre, Columbia University  "La figure de Lucrèce dans la nouvelle, de la fin du   Moyen Age à la Renaissance” 

11:30 - Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, Université de Paris IV  "Le rhizome Villon. Dissémination et amplification   du nom et des textes”  

12:00 – Discussion 

12:30 – 2:30 – Lunch - Palmer House 

Session 2 – chair: Stephen Nichols 

2:30 - Peggy McCracken, University of Michigan   "autopoiesis and text networks” 

3:00 - Deborah McGrady, University of Virginia  "The king’s due: Nicole oresme on the new politics of patronage” 

3:30 - Andreas Kablitz, Albertus Magnus Universität zur Köln "The Secret Dialogue of Boccaccio’s Decameron with Scholasticism” 

4:00 – Coffee Break 

4:30 -   François Rigolot, Princeton University "Per augusta ad augusta: Reversing the Path to Virtue from Hesiod to Montaigne” 

5:00 – Discussion 

6:30 – Reception - Mediterra

7:30 – Dinner - Mediterra 

Friday – November 9 

East Pyne 010 

9:30 – Breakfast  

Session 3 – chair: Andreas Kablitz 

10:00 – Sara S. Poor, Princeton University    "Making Legends Work: Anna Eybin’s Revision of Saints Lives  In Nürnberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Hs. 2261” 

10:30 - Jan-Dirk Müller, Ludwig Maxmilians Universität, München    "Hiding Chrétien: The Parzifal of Wolfram von Eschenbach” 

11:00 - Glenn Most, Scuola Normale, Pisa & University of Chicago   "The Life of Secret Texts" 

11:30 - Joachim Küpper, Freie Universität,  Berlin  "The Secret Life of Classical and Arabic Medical   Texts in Vernacular Poetry” 

12:00 – Discussion 

12:30 – 2:30 – Lunch – Witherspoon Grill 

Session 4 – chair: Gabrielle Spiegel 

2:30 - Marina Brownlee, Princeton University "Prequels, Sequels, and Contingency” 

3:00 - David Wallace, University of Pennsylvania  "European Textual Networks, 1348-1418.” 

3:30 - Howard Bloch, Yale University  "Mallarmé médiéval" 

4:00 – Discussion 

4:30 – Coffee East Pyne 010 

5:00 - Stephen Nichols, Johns Hopkins University  "Secrets of the Fourth Dimension: Text Networks and/as Medieval Manuscript” 

5:30 – Daniel Heller-Roazen, Princeton University "Signs and Secrets in Medieval Poetry” 

6:00 – Discussion 

6:30 – Reception – Prospect House 

7:30 – Dinner – Prospect House  

Saturday – November 10 

Palmer House 9:30 – Breakfast  

Session 5 – chair: Joachim Küpper 

10:00 – Sonia Velázquez, University of Pennsylvania    "Secrets and Revelations in the Legend of Saint   Mary of Egypt” 

10:30 - Catherine Brown, University of Michigan  "The Articulate Codex IN EARLY MEDIEVAL Iberia” 

11:00 - Joep Leerssen, University of Amsterdam  "Textual latency: Libraries, limbo" 

11:30 - Rita Copeland, University of Pennsylvania  "The Lives of Philosophers and the Mystery of   Mistakes” 

12 – Discussion 

12:30 – Lunch – Palmer House

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