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The Scribal Mind: Textual Criticism in Antiquity - 21-22/09/2017, New York (NY, USA)

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 21-22/09/2017

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University (New York, NY, USA)


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Please note that separate registration is required for Day 1 (September 21st), Keynote Lecture (September 21st), and Day 2 (September 22nd).


Day One: Thursday, September 21, 11:45am-4:30pm

Panel 1: The Practice of Ancient Textual Criticism 11:45am-4:30pm "Imprimatur before the Printing Press" Theo van den Hout (University of Chicago) "‘Old-style writing’ vs. ‘The Script of Antiquity’: The Ordinary and Extraordinary Interpretations of the Han-period guwen 古文 Discoveries" Adam Smith (University of Pennsylvania) "Transcribing Authority: Leveraging Texts and Text Production in Galen" Claire Bubb (ISAW, NYU) "Monastic Oracles: The Ritualized Function of the Psalms in a Coptic Liturgical Manuscript from the White Monastery" Stephen Davis (Yale University) Respondent: Martin Kern (Princeton University) Moderator: Roderick Campbell (ISAW, NYU) Thursday, September 21 at 6:00pm Keynote Lecture: The Art of Compilation Karel van der Toorn, University of Amsterdam

Friday, September 22, 9:30am-5:00pm Day Two: The Scribal Mind: Textual Criticism in Antiquity Panel 2: The Culture of Ancient Textual Criticism 9:30am-12:30pm "Come Together: Collection Tablets and Scribal Composition" Jay Crisostomo (University of Michigan) "Copyists, Compilers, and Commentators: Constructing the Statutes and Ordinances of the Second Year and the Book of Submitted Doubtful Cases" Anthony Barbieri-Low (University of California, Santa Barbara) "The Fidelity of Slaves: Servility, Forensics, and the Reproduction of Text at Rome" Joseph Howley (Columbia University) Respondent: Daniel Fleming (NYU) Moderator: David Ratzan (ISAW, NYU) Panel 3: Ancient Textual Criticism in Society 1:30pm-5:00pm "Who Cares about Textual Criticism (in New Kingdom Egypt)?" Niv Allon (Metropolitan Museum of Art) "The Shifting Spaces of the Text: Multimodality at Kuntillet ‘Ajrud and Ketef Hinnom" Alice Mandell (University of Wisconsin-Madison) "Scribal Minds and Scribal Acts: Textual Production and Religious Practices in South Asia" Jason Neelis (Wilfred Laurier University) Respondent: Jacco Dieleman (University of California, Los Angeles) Moderator: Raffaella Cribiore (NYU)

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