IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 827: Hebrew Manuscripts and Their Margins, IV: Cultural Encounters in the Margins

Tuesday 7 July 2020, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds
Organiser:Eva Frojmovic, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Julie Harris, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago
Paper 827-aGenizah Margins: Re-Evaluating the Meaning of a Medieval Jewish Textual Art
(Language: English)
Noam Sienna, College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota
Index terms: Art History - General, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 827-bEdgy Interactions: The Multivocal Margins of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Michael 569
(Language: English)
Naomi Howell, Department of English, University of Exeter
Index terms: Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Language and Literature - French or Occitan, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 827-cMarginalia and Gender in Hebrew Manuscript Illumination
(Language: English)
Eva Frojmovic, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Art History - General, Gender Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

The series of sessions present current research in Hebrew manuscript studies after the codicological turn, and especially margins, marginalia, and marginalities in relation to manuscripts in any Jewish languages. The sessions will cover Codicology, Paleography, glossing, Page layout of commentaries and exegesis, Paratexts, Image on the Edge, Scribal drawing and illuminators’ painting in the margins, Maps and diagrams, Hebrew other Jewish languages (centre, periphery, margins), Intertextualities and intervisualities, Recycling and palimpsests, and Genizah and ‘Genizah of Europe’ / Books within Books.