Thursday, February 01, 2007

The University of Pennsylvania Library
Rosenbach Lectures 2007 by David Hall

David Hall is Bartlett Professor of New England Church History at Harvard Divinity School. He will present three lectures with the overall title "Pen and Press: Practices of Writing and Publishing in Colonial America."

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 5:30PM
"Not in Print, yet Published: The Significance of Scribal Publication"

Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 5:30PM
"Social Authorship: Collaborations and the Making of Printed Books"

Monday, February 26, 2007 at 5:30PM
"Authorizing Dissent: Can the Private be Made Public?"

All talks are free and open to the public. Receptions will follow each lecture, which will be presented in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Gallery, 6th floor, Van-Dietrich Library, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut Street (enter from Locust Walk), Philadelphia, PA.

David Hall has written extensively on religion and society in colonial New England as well as on the history of the book. He is the author of Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book (1996) and co-editor of A History of the Book in America (2000- ).

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