A Fascination with Writing on Things: The Materiality of Texts in the Middle Ages


Friday, April 17, 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm


Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
LudgerLiebIn this lecture, Professor Ludger Lieb will introduce the Heidelberg Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 933 project Material Text Cultures. Focusing on the close links between written texts, material artifacts and related practices, he will reframe reading as only one, and not always the most important practice in connection with script-bearing artifacts. Free and open to the public (RSVP requested). To RSVP and for additional information, click here.