Framing the Word: The Making of the Modern Bible, c. 1250-1611

May 16 - July 15, 2011


BibleTwenty-seven rare books and manuscripts from the 13th through 17th centuries trace the history of the modern Bible, from its beginnings as a series of partial manuscripts to the single volume format that exists today. The exhibit is curated by Sharon Farmer, professor of history at UCSB, and six UCSB undergraduate students.

For more information, see the Office of Public Affairs press release.

A conference relating to the exhibit will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 27, in the McCune Conference Room, 6020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building at UCSB. It is free and open to the public. See the Medieval Studies website for more information.