Special Events

Special events at the 59th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 9-11, 2024) included a concert by the Pneuma Ensemble, a special lecture on multispectral imaging and the annual dance.

Pneuma Ensemble

The Pneuma Ensemble performs music of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, featuring Gaven Dianda on plucked strings, Eleanor Verrette on vielle, and Tricia Postle on voice and psaltery.

Demonstration: "Se mon conte volez entendre: Recent Performance-as-Research with Pneuma Ensemble"

Thursday, May 9, 1:30 p.m. EDT

Kanley Chapel, Upper Chapel

Free and open to the public

Concert: "Three in Eight: Sainte Foi, Estorie des Engles, and Floire et Blancheflor"

Friday, May 10, 7:00 p.m. EDT

Kanley Chapel, Upper Chapel

Multispectral Imaging

Helen Davies, co-director of the Center for the Digital Humanities at the University of Colorado–Colorado Springs, discusses the use of multispectral imaging and other digital approaches to recover lost, damaged and illegible manuscripts.

Public Presentation: "Seeing beyond the Surface: Videntes Collaborative Efforts in Revealing Hidden Texts through Multispectral Imaging"

Saturday, May 11, 12:00 p.m. EDT

Waldo Library, Lower Level

Free and open to the public

Annual Dance

Saturday, May 11th, 10:00 p.m. EDT

Student Center, First Floor

Congress badges are required.