Julian Hendrix Lecture: “The Virtual Library of Reichenau and St. Gall”


Location: MI Reading Room, 715 Hesburgh Library

Julian Hendrix is a historian specializing in early medieval Europe. He earned a B.A. in religion from Reed College, an M.A. in medieval studies from Fordham University, an M.A. in history from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in history at King’s College, Cambridge, where he wrote a thesis on the liturgy of the dead at St. Gall and at the Reichenau, supervised by Rosamond McKitterick. He taught at the University of Tennessee and now teaches at Carthage College. He has served as project manager for the UCLA St. Gall Plan project from 2008.

The St. Gall site may be viewed at http://www.stgallplan.org/en/index_plan.html

(For those not attending the Medieval Academy meeting this year, this lecture offers an opportunity to hear the paper he will give in St. Louis later this week.)

Thanks to Prof. David Ganz, Visiting Professor of Paleography, for opening this session of his “Topics in the History of the Book” seminar to the entire medievalist community.