MATERIA: New Approaches to Material Text in the Roman World (RBS-Mellon Workshop)

Date: 1 June 2017 – 2 June 2017
Time: Times vary
Location: Houghton Library, Harvard University (1 June); Killian Hall (14W-111), Hayden Library, MIT (2 June)
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School and the Dean of the School of the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT, in collaboration with the Institute for Digital Archaeology and the History of the Book at Harvard University

MATERIA: New Approaches to Material Text in the Roman World is a day-long workshop presenting new research in the area of the ancient book in the Roman World, broadly conceived. This event brings together six speakers from across the country who work on different aspects of the intersection of classical text and material culture to present work in progress. Each speaker will have a significant block of time to present his/her findings, with ample time for questions and feedback from the audience and fellow panelists. Audience members are encouraged to come for the full day, throughout which refreshments will be provided.

See the event website for full schedule and additional details.