Date(s) - 11 Dec 2012
5:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Columbia University Faculty House
University Seminars at Columbia University SEMINAR ON RELIGION AND WRITING
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
The fourth meeting of the Columbia University Seminar on Religion and Writing will take place on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, in the Faculty House of Columbia University.
Susan Boynton, Professor of Historical Musicology at Columbia University, will lead a discussion entitled: The Mozarabic Rite from Manuscript to Print
This paper focuses on the role of manuscript production and printing in in the promotion of the Mozarabic rite around 1500 under Francisco Ximenez de Cisneros, Archbishop of Toledo. Cisneros commissioned both new editions of the rite and manuscript choirbooks for use in the Mozarabic Chapel he endowed in his cathedral. The relationships among the editions, the choirbooks, and the medieval manuscript tradition are notoriously fraught with unanswered questions, throwing into relief the use of written media in the “restoration” of what had been a living tradition sustained by the Toledan Mozarabs.
We will gather after 5.30 pm either in the bar, if the bar is open, or on the second floor, where dinner will follow at 6:00 pm.The talk will begin at 7:00 pm sharp. Directions to Faculty House can be found at http://universityseminars.columbia.edu/resources/directions-to-faculty-house/ If you would like to attend the dinner prior to Prof. Boyntons presentation, please confirm by notifying the rapporteur Hannah Barker (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than TUESDAY, December 4.
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