Texts and Contexts Conference, November 15-16, 2013
Texts and Contexts is an annual conference held on the campus of the Ohio State University devoted to Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, incunables and early printed texts in Latin and the vernacular languages. In addition to the general papers, the conference also hosts the Virginia Brown Memorial Lecture, established in memory of the late Virginia Brown, who taught paleography at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies for some 40 years. Information about the conference and the program may be found at Information about the conference and program are available online.
Virginia Brown Memorial Lecture: Julia Haig Gaisser, Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, Bryn Mawr
"Excuses, Excuses: Racy Poetry from Catullus to Joannes Secundus"