Editing Medieval Medical Texts, Latin and Middle English
Thurs Nov. 2nd – Fri 3rd, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
125 Queen’s Park, Lillian Massey Building, 3rd Floor, Great Hall
Thursday 2nd Nov. 9:30 Coffee + croissants. 9.45 Opening remarks.
10-10.30 Linda Voigts, “Women and recipes for medical distillation in Late-Medieval England”.
10.30-11 George Keiser, “’Rosmaryne, of vertu good and fyne’: the text of a verse treatise and its manuscript contexts”.
11.15- 11.45 Jess Henderson, “Embarking upon editions of Middle English medical poems”.
11.45- 12.15 Winston Black, “From Henry of Huntingdon to Henry Daniel: the evolution of herbalism in Medieval England”.
Lunch: 12.30- 2.15.
2.30-3 Sarah Star, “Medical and literary aureation: Daniel, Chaucer, Lydgate”
3- 3.30 Tess Tavormina, “Henry Daniel and friends: the legacy of the Liber Uricrisiarum”
4-5.30 Workshop. Digitizing Henry Daniel and other Medical Texts: Pitfalls and Prognoses.
Contributions by Ruth Harvey, Alexandra Bolintineanu (CMS, Woodsworth), Cai Henderson, Jessica Henderson, Tess Tavormina, Fred Unwalla (PIMS).
Friday 3rd Nov: 9.30 Coffee + croissants.
10.-10.30 Faith Wallis, “Victim of his own success? Why the Articella commentaries and Practica of Bartholomaeus of Salerno (d.ca. 1170) are so difficult to edit”.
10.30-11 Jacob Goldowitz, “The Dynamidia Liber alter as an example of genre’s influence on interpretations of medical texts”
11.15-11.45 Brian Long “‘De labore et dolore’: the challenges of editing Constantine the African’s terminology”
11.45-12.15 Nicholas Everett, “Confounded and compounded: the medieval editors of the Antidotarium Nicolai”
Closing remarks 12.15. Farewell Lunch 12.30. Centre for Medieval Studies.