Activities

Workshops

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

Workshop 2:
July 20, 2020
Prague, Czech Republic

Workshop 3:
Fall 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Publications and presentations

Jennifer Bain, “Digital Analysis of Chant Transmission,” SIMSSA Workshop XVIII, Vienna, Austria, June 2, 2019.

Upcoming publications and presentations

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

May 7, 2020
International Congress on Medieval Studies - CANCELLED
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).

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

July 1-4, 2020
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”

July 15-19, 2020
Cantus Planus Study Group of the International Musicological Society - POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Telč, Czech Republic

October 22, 2020 - March 13, 2021
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.

October 24, 2020
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.