RBS Announces Fall 2016 Public Lectures
We are pleased to announce three public Rare Book School lectures this fall:
- At 6:00 p.m. on Monday, 17 October at the Grolier Club in New York City, Elizabeth McHenry (Associate Professor of English, New York University) will speak on “Making Negro Literature: Rethinking Literature’s Workspaces and the Margins of Print Culture.” This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
- At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 October at East City Bookshop in Washington, D.C., RBS Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will speak on “The Other Hamilton: Sir William Hamilton and the Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Collecting.” This event is free and open to the public, but as space at the venue is limited, we ask that you sign up in advance to let us know that you plan to attend. A reception will follow.
- At 5:30 p.m. on Monday, 14 November in the Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at UVA, Beth McKillop (Senior Research Fellow, Victoria & Albert Museum) will deliver a lecture titled “Korea: Confucians, Buddhists, and their Books.” This event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow in the Rare Book School suite (Alderman Library 118).
For more information on RBS lectures, or to listen to past lectures, see www.rarebookschool.org/lectures. Past lectures are also available via iTunes or your preferred podcast delivery system (search for “Rare Book School”).