Thursday, January 18, 2007

Rutgers Seminar in the History of the Book

Tuesday, 23 January
4:30 p.m.
Alexander Library - Pane Room
Patricia Fleming (University of Toronto)
“Doing National Book History: From Ambition to Archive in Canada”

8 February 2007
Paul Nelles (Carleton University, Ottawa)
"The Invention of the Universal Library: Conrad Gesner and Renaissance Print Culture"

22 March 2007
Abby Zanger (Tufts University)
“What is a Book? Repetition and its Compulsions in Sixteenth-Century French Book Illustration”

Other confirmed speakers include Jacob Soll (Rutgers) and Olaf Simmons (Oldenburg University). More information about these talks and other events will be announced in due course.