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Christopher de Hamel, Donnelly Fellow Librarian at the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, will give the next lecture in the 2013-2014 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Speaker Series. de Hamel will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on “Twelfth-Century English Giant Illuminated Bibles.” It promises to be erudite, eloquent and entertaining in equal measure....
Bernini angel sculpture in Rome
The NIU Art Museum will present “The Medieval Art of Narrative,” an illustrated lecture by Ann van Dijk at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in Altgeld Hall 315. In the Middle Ages, narrative art was ubiquitous, appearing in a variety of media and contexts. Painted narratives adorned the pages of books; mosaic narratives graced the...