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May 2015

  • How does the presentation or reception of textual objects distort their interpretation?
  • How do scholars practice their responsibility to textual accuracy, truth, or authenticity?  

This Collegium will feature leading researchers who work on a range of different types of textual exploration: from medieval multilingualism and manuscript studies to early modern performativity; from Native American spiritual objects to nineteenth-century archives and their digital lives. 

Research Projects

Recent News

Sep 22 2015
Professor Elaine Treharne was interviewed by KQED's Michael Krasny on the history of the Magna Carta and her recent discovery of a previously unknown scribe. To listen to her interview, please click the following link: