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Arts and humanities event: ‘Using Scalar to display illuminated medieval manuscripts’

Join the campus community for a virtual event titled “Using Scalar to Display Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28.  Scalar is an open source authoring and publishing platform.

Join the event on Zoom

With their unique representation of medieval life and thought, illuminated manuscripts are among the most significant and aesthetically captivating artifacts to survive from the Middle Ages. Approximately 45 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts (13th to 15th centuries) are located within the University of Southern California Libraries’ Special Collections Department. The speakers will discuss their work with the manuscripts and using Scalar as a publishing platform.

The event’s guest speakers are:

  • Melissa L. Miller is the Head of Hoose Library of Philosophy, and Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, Classics, Anthropology at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Miller is also an Assistant Professor for the Marshall School of Business, Master of Management in Library and Information Science (MMLIS) program at USC.
  • Danielle Mihram is the Associate Dean for the STEM and Health Sciences Libraries at USC. Her current research interests are multidisciplinary, including presently: the digital humanities, the preservation of cultural heritage artifacts, and the contributions of the digital humanities to the advancement of human knowledge.