Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Mizzou Research Practicum

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:00pm

Special Collections, Ellis Library


Kathryn Rudy presents Wed. Feb. 19


Kathryn Rudy is one of the leading experts in the study of medieval manuscripts, woodcuts and other objects. She is widely respected for pioneering use of a denistomiter to study "dirty" books and she is the author of numerous books and articles. She is also a fiber artisrt and recently was awarded funding to travel the world studying traditional dying and weaving techniques. She is a leading expert in using technology to investigate how medieval people used their manuscripts, developing new techniques for pollen analysis, three-dimensional photography, parchment thickness analysis and DNA analysis of stains with funding from the Leverhulme Trust. 

Wed. Feb. 19, 1:00 – 3:00