Friday, May 10, 2013
9:00 AM - May 11 @ 5:00 PM
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)

Humanities Event (joint workshop with The Huntington)

Materialities, Texts and Images

Friday, May 10

Morning  Session

9:30-11:00am - Peter Stallybrass (English, Penn), "The Materiality of Writing"
11:15am-12:45pm - Elor Halevi (History and Law, Vanderbilt), "The Things That Infidels Make: Modern Objects Before the Sacred Law of Islam"

Afternoon Session

2:00-3:.30pm - Elaine Treharne (English, Stanford), "Fleshy and Flimsy Inhabitations of the Medieval Codex"
3:45-5:15pm - Ken Alder (History of Science and Technology, Northwestern), "Thick Things:  Science and Technology as Performance"


Saturday, May 11th

Morning  Session

9:30-11:00am - Hollis Clayson (Art History, Northwestern), "Mary Cassatt's Lamp"
11:15am-12:45pm - Frank Trentmann (History, Birkbeck College, London, and SCI, Manchester), "Energizing History: Materiality, Networks and Practices"

Afternoon Session

2:00-2:30pm - MTI Fellows Stephanie Sobelle (Gettysburg College) and Alexander Wragge-Morley (Somerville College, Oxford) will introduce their projects for 2013-14
2:30 pm - General discussion introduced and moderated by Bill Brown

For more information, please phone Ext. 4228 or email