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Sep 22 2014 | Posted In: Blog post
Stanford’s Text Technologies’ major new project bringing together scholars who work on the Eastern and Western textual traditions kicked off with a three-day conference at the Stanford Center at Peking University in Beijing, principally organized by Professor Ronald Egan.
Nov 23 2013 | Posted In: Blog post
In 2010, Christie’s sold a beautiful, de luxe Book of Hours that had been made in Northern France in about 1460. It was listed here. The book went under the hammer for £25,000 + auction fees and was sold to a trade buyer. Christie’s description demonstrated the significance of the book. It’s...
Nov 20 2013 | Posted In: Blog post
At the exhibition of the St Albans Psalter and Canterbury stained glass, hosted by the Getty Museum from September 20, 2013 to February 2, 2014 (, the curators claim that ‘By uniting the intimate art of book illumination with monumental glass...
Jun 24 2013 | Posted In: Blog post
In the New York Times on 23rd June (, Verlyn Klinkenborg outlined the so-called 'decline' of the English Major, unhappily conflating the apparent crisis in the Humanities with the...
May 17 2013 | Posted In: Blog post
The Times today reported on a conference about learning techniques that seemed to focus on 'innovation' in the classroom ( Its silly headline reads: '"Medieval" lectures could be replaced by free online courses'.