Bible Craft: Making and Remaking Scripture in Early Britain and America


Keynote Lecture - Thursday, April 6
JB Hunt 144, 5:15 p.m.

Symposium - Friday, April 7
Gearhart Hall & Honors Study Hall, 9:40 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, the Department of English, the Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, the Honors College, the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program and the Indigenous Studies program.

Symposium Schedule

Time Speakers and Titles
Thursday, April 6 Keynote Lecture, J.B. Hunt (JBHT) 144
5:15 p.m. Frans van Liere, Calvin College
The Bible as Book – The Bible as Text
Friday, April 7 Symposium: Gearhart Hall, Honors College Study Hall
9:40 a.m.  David Woodman, University of Cambridge
Bibles as Record Books in the Middle Ages
10:45 a.m. Clarissa Chenovick, Fordham University
Psalms, Charms, and Exorcisms: Verbal Recipes for Healing in Medieval English Manuscripts
12:55 p.m. Sonja Drimmer, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
The Poster Bible and the Wars of the Roses
2:00 p.m. Scott Manning Stevens, Syracuse University
America's First Bible: The Scriptures in Algonquian
3:05 p.m. Abram Van Engen, Washington University in St. Louis
We Shall Be as a City upon a Hill: John Winthrop's Bible and the Making of American Exceptionalism