Of Books & Men: Archives, Artifacts, and Inquiry (RBS-Mellon Symposium)
2 December 2015 – 3 December 2015
Time: Times vary
Location: Berea College
Presented by: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, the Berea College Art and Art History Program, the Berea College English Program, Hutchins Library, and the Berea College Dean’s Office
This symposium will bring three scholars to the Berea College campus. Each of their work intersects with history of the book and humanistic inquiry in different ways. The symposium has been supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, the Art and Art History Program, the English Program, Hutchins Library, and the Dean’s Office.
The symposium is structured around presentations by visiting scholars in classes and presentations by students in ARH 286 on books from the Curio Collection. The schedule is below.
Wednesday, December 2
12:40–2:30 p.m.—Scott Manning Stevens (Syracuse) Presentation to Combined ENG 310 Renegades and Romance & ARH 239 Native North American Art & Archaeology – Library 107
3:00–6:00 p.m.—Presentations by Students in ARH 286MD Visual Cultures of Science, Berea Faculty, and Distinguished Guests on Individual Books from Curio Collection – Library 107
Thursday, December 3
8:00–9:50 a.m.—Dahlia Porter (Univ. North Texas) Presentation to ENG 110 A Intro to Literature in English – Emery 103
10:00–11:50 a.m.—Caroline Duroselle-Melish (Folger Shakespeare Library) Presentation to ARH 234 Intro to Archaeological Method – Library 107
1:00–2:50 p.m.—Caroline Duroselle-Melish and Dahlia Porter to ARH 286MD Visual Cultures of Science – Art Building 210
3:00–4:30 p.m.—Presentations by Students in ARH 286MD Visual Cultures of Science – Library 107