Yale Lectures in Medieval Studies
Today graduate students in medieval studies presented their work on manuscripts in the Beinecke's collection. The event was organized by Alastair Minnis, chair of Medieval Studies, and many of the students started their manuscript work with Professor Barbara Shailor, who teaches paleography at the Beinecke Library.
YALE LECTURES IN MEDIEVAL STUDIES
1st April 2014 at 5pm
in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, rooms 38-39.
“ENCOUNTERS WITH THE BEINECKE MEDIEVAL
AND RENAISSANCE COLLECTIONS”
"Cornazzano, Poet and Scribe? A 15th-century poem on nobility (Beinecke MS 1060)"
"Takamiya MS 56: A birth girdle"
"April Fool's Gold: or How to hide alchemical secrets in 16th-century Germany (Mellon MS 27)"
"Marston MS 253: Alexander the Great in a school text from Northern Spain"
"Window into a bygone World: Beinecke MS 1113 and the social networks behind Cortona’s Monastero Delle Poverelle"
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.