Activities

Workshops

Workshop 1:
September 20-22, 2019
McGill University in Montréal, Québec, Canada
View program
In attendance: Jennifer Bain, Julie Cumming, Ichiro Fujinaga, Andrew Hankinson, Kate Helsen, Emily Hopkins, Debra Lacoste, Jimmy Maiello, Fallen Matthews, Cory McKay, Néstor Nápoles López, Michael Norton, Rebecca Shaw, Gabriel Vigliensoni.

Workshop 2 [COVID CANCELLATION]:
July 20, 2020
Prague, Czech Republic

Workshop 3 (moved online):
December 15, 2020
Hosted from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
View program
In attendance on Zoom: Jennifer Bain, Inga Behrendt, Lisa Binkley, David Burn, Irina Chachulska, Julia Craig-McFeely, Ilaria Culshaw FoH, Julie Cumming, Zsuzsa Czagány, Lisa Fagin Davis, Anna de Bakker, Elsa De Luca, Judy Dietz, Manuel Pedro Ferreira, Ichiro Fujinaga, Marianne Gillion, Richard Haefer, Barbara Haggh-Huglo, Andrew Hankinson, Kate Helsen, Alessandra Ignesti, Thomas Forrest Kelly, Andrea Klassen, Jan Koláček, Debra Lacoste, Sarah Ann Long, Jimmy Maiello, Fallen Matthews, Michael Norton, Brayden Olson, Gustavo Polins Pedro, Cindy Preece, Rebecca Shaw, Barbara Swanson, Janice Tulk, Eva Veselovská, Gabriel Vigliensoni, Hana Vlhová-Wörner, Junhao Wang, David Watt.

Publications and presentations

June 2, 2019
SIMSSA Workshop XVIII, at the Music Encoding Conference
Vienna, Austria
Jennifer Bain, “Digital Analysis of Chant Transmission.”

October 18, 2019
Twelfth Annual Atlantic Mediaeval Association Conference
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada
Alessandra Ignesti (with Alessio Marziali Peretti, Université de Montréal), “A Dominican Medley: McGill, Medieval Manuscript 73.”

March 5-6, 2020
Digital Humanities in Early Music Research I “Session I: Early music databases, encoding, analysing and OMR”
Masaryk Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
Presentations and hands-on workshops led by Jennifer Bain (Dalhousie University) and Debra Lacoste (Cantus: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant).

planned for May 7, 2020 [COVID CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT]
International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
“Fragments and the Digital Analysis of Chant Transmission (A Panel Discussion)”
A panel discussion with Jennifer Bain (Dalhousie University), Lisa Fagin Davis (Medieval Academy of America), Alison Altstatt (University of Northern Iowa), and Debra Lacoste (Cantus: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant). Chair: Michael Norton.

planned for June 2, 2020 [COVID CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT]
Canadian Society of Medievalists
Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Session: “Liturgical Fragments”
Papers by Jennifer Bain (Dalhousie University), Kate Steiner and Debra Lacoste (University of Waterloo), and Meredith Bacola (University of Manitoba).

planned for July 1-4, 2020 [COVID CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT]
MedRen (Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference)
The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Jennifer Bain, Panelist, “Notated Fragments from Medieval Europe: Transregional Research and Digital Technologies”

planned for July 15-19, 2020 [COVID CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT]
Cantus Planus Study Group of the International Musicological Society
Telč, Czech Republic planned for October 22, 2020 - March 13, 2021 [COVID CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT]
Musée des Arts Anciens, Namur, Belgium
Exhibition: Centuries of Silence: the Discovery of the Salzinnes Antiphonal
In partnership with the Société archéologique de Namur, an exhibition featuring the Salzinnes Antiphonal (owned by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) in Namur, Belgium, its place of origin.

planned for October 24, 2020 [COVID CANCELLATION / POSTPONEMENT]
Namur University, Belgium
“Salzinnes Symposium”
A one-day symposium of papers and panel discussions by international scholars on topics related to the Salzinnes Antiphonal, developments in digital technology, and manuscript studies. Includes a tour through the “Centuries of Silence” exhibition at the Musée des Arts Anciens and a concert of some of the music contained in the manuscript.

Apr 15-16, 2021
American Musicological Society - New York State - St. Lawrence Chapter (NYSSL) Meeting
online through Colgate University
“DACT Fragment Campaign" lightning talk
Anna de Bakker (Dalhousie University).

May 10, 2021, 11:00 am
International Congress on Medieval Studies
online through Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
“Fragments and the Digital Analysis of Chant Transmission (A Panel Discussion)”
A panel discussion with Jennifer Bain (Dalhousie University), Alison Altstatt (University of Northern Iowa), and Debra Lacoste (Cantus: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant). Chair: Michael Norton.

May 28, 2021
Fragmentarium Video Conference
Online via Zoom from the Université de Fribourg
Jennifer Bain and Debra Lacoste, "Digital Analysis of Chant Transmission (DACT): A Case Study of Two Fragments from the Binding of the Riesencodex." Watch it here!

June 3, 2021
Software Tools in Chant Analysis Virtual Workshop
Online via Zoom from the University of Bristol
Jennifer Bain, “Analysing Hildegard of Bingen’s music computationally.”

June 3, 2021
Software Tools in Chant Analysis Virtual Workshop
Online via Zoom from the University of Bristol
Debra Lacoste and Jan Koláček, “Analysing Cantus: Tools for Discovery and Research."

June 14, 2021
Canadian Society of Medievalists
Session: “Liturgical Fragments”
Papers by Jennifer Bain (Dalhousie University), Kate Steiner and Debra Lacoste (University of Waterloo), and Meredith Bacola (University of Manitoba).

Upcoming & rescheduled publications and presentations

July 23, 2021
Cantus Planus Study Group of the IMS
Research Forum (online)
Debra Lacoste and Jennifer Bain, "The DACT Project"

2022-2023
Musée des Arts Anciens, Namur, Belgium
Exhibition: Centuries of Silence: the Discovery of the Salzinnes Antiphonal
In partnership with the Société archéologique de Namur, an exhibition featuring the Salzinnes Antiphonal (owned by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) in Namur, Belgium, its place of origin.

Fall 2022
Namur University, Belgium
“Salzinnes Symposium”
A one-day symposium of papers and panel discussions by international scholars on topics related to the Salzinnes Antiphonal, developments in digital technology, and manuscript studies. Includes a tour through the “Centuries of Silence” exhibition at the Musée des Arts Anciens and a concert of some of the music contained in the manuscript.